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Why volunteer?

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Giving your time to the University of Nottingham is a great way to learn new skills, give back and meet students, staff and alumni. Whether you can offer 30 minutes or 30 hours, your time will make a positive difference. Find out how volunteering can help you achieve your goals, and hear from key members of our volunteering community.  

Skills and development 

  • Develop your skills and enhance your CV

  • Receive training and development opportunities

  • Boost your personal and professional development

  • Network with alumni globally and reconnect with the University

Make an impact

  • Share your skills, experience and advice

  • Inspire others and get that feel good factor! 

  • Help students, staff and researchers to reach their full potential

  • Be part of influential research and make a global impact


Why I give my time


Volunteer Stories

How volunteers support students and research

The University of Nottingham boasts an incredibly diverse and talented volunteer community who continue to inspire students, staff and alumni alike.

Discover why some of our volunteers decided to give their time.





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