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What volunteering means to me - Lauren BirneyI grew up attending my local Girls Brigade and once I was old enough I began to volunteer within the youngest section…#SVWChallenge - Make a Donation: Wrestling MelanomaAs part of the #SVWChallenge we asked you all to make a donation on Thursday. We've seen them all over #SVW…We're half way there....Community Connections at Imperial had SVW up in lights So it's reached the halfway point in #SVW2017 and what a week…Why volunteering might just get you somewhere you never knew you wanted to goAs someone whose job title at Volunteering Matters is Director of Strategy, I wish I could present myself as the…“I would recommend everyone get involved with a charity”For Student Volunteering Week last year, I visited the Sunflower Trust in Guildford, a pioneering children’s health and…When volunteering feels like an impossible taskToday we're hearing about education-related volunteering opportunities and student volunteers who are using their time…Balancing university and volunteeringWe know that student volunteering isn't always accessible to everyone, but today we hear from Isla, a student at…#IVolunteerBecause: Stacey Lyons from Keele UniversityLoads of you have been sharing your #IVolunteerBecause with us on social media, and today we're hearing more from…7 things I've learned as a St John Ambulance Student VolunteerMore and more students are getting involved in first aid and rescue volunteering. One of our Award finalists, Jo…#IVolunteerBecause… “It brought me so much”Loads of you have been sharing your #IVolunteerBecause with us on social media, and today we're hearing more from…Volunteering at the Work and Play ScrapstoreToday we've got a guest blog from the Work and Play Scrapstore , a re-use organisation, based in Tooting, South…Video blog: Charities and voluntary sector – get involved!We know that student volunteering isn’t limited to opportunities organised within the university, college, or sixth…Student volunteers and the Portable Antiquities SchemeTo mark Student Volunteering Week, the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) surveyed their student volunteers to find out…Lizzie Stewart: What volunteering means to meA key aim of Student Volunteering Week is celebrating the positive impact that student volunteers make across the UK…Charities, social enterprises and SVWThousands of students across the UK volunteer with local, national and international charities and social enterprises…Guest Blog: The Access ProjectOur mission at The Access Project is to help motivated students from disadvantaged backgrounds win places at top…Guest blog: Student Action for RefugeesAs the Volunteering Project Coordinator at Student Action for Refugees (STAR), I am lucky enough to work with hundreds…We ask vinspired, "What's in it for the volunteer?"Rachel Stroud, Campaign Manager at Do Something, tells us a bit about what volunteers should expect to get out of…Heritage of Care exhibitionOur Project The Heritage of Care project seeks to explore and portray the legacy of the early/longstanding volunteers…