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Viktoria Kovalcikova - What Volunteering Means to Me?Volunteering is an integral part of what we do at De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) – so much so that we’ve recently…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…Happy Student Volunteering Week from Royal HollowayHappy Student Volunteering Week everyone!! This week has seen numerous new and current volunteers getting involved with…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…That experience changed my life and began my platform of volunteering whenever I could"Sam Masaba is a Social Sciences student at UEL. He has been volunteering at Ascension Community Trust to support them…“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…"That experience changed my life and began my platform of volunteering whenever I could"Sam Masaba is a Social Sciences student at UEL. He has been volunteering at Ascension Community Trust to support them…What has volunteering given me?LSU Action is the volunteering section of Loughborough Students’ Union. Over the course of nearly twenty years, it has…Volunteering: "Something I will always do!"Emma Phipps, aged 19, studies computer science and criminology at Keele University, and she shared why she got involved…Volunteering: Why do it?SVW 2016 may be over, but student volunteering never is. Today Leon Ward, Project Manager for UpRising Cymru and…#IVolunteerBecause: George from Loughborough SU ActionWe're continuing our #IVolunteerBecause series on the blog today with George Hones, a student at Loughborough…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…#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…Award Finalist: Jo DevallThis week we are introducing you to the five students who have been shortlisted for the Student Volunteer of the Year…Award Finalist: Kathleen CrymbleThis week we are introducing you to the five students who have been shortlisted for the Student Volunteer of the Year…Award Finalist: Liam RodgersThis week we are introducing you to the five students who have been shortlisted for the Student Volunteer of the Year…Award Finalist: Samuel WongThis week we are introducing you to the five students who have been shortlisted for the Student Volunteer of the Year…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…Ellie Lacey: What volunteering means to meI’m Ellie, and I’m in my third year of studying History at Oxford, looking forward to graduating (fingers crossed!) and…Mat Enright: What volunteering means to meVolunteering has been a big part of my life since I was a child. I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia…Courtney Giles: What volunteering means to me"I think University is a perfect time to either start volunteering or carry on doing more volunteering, as there are…Ruth Taylor: My social action journeyRuth Taylor, Community Action Manager and SVW 2014 Lead for Student Hubs, shares her experiences of volunteering as a…Molly Whyte: What volunteering means to me"I was one of the ‘usual suspects’"… While at school, I had helped to lead the Sixth Form council and charity…Florence Steer: What volunteering means to meIt all started in those first few weeks of starting university… I was looking at volunteering opportunities in the…Callum Mackay: What volunteering means to meJust to quickly introduce myself, I am Callum Mackay and am currently a Business Development Manager for Leukaemia…Batool Raza: What volunteering means to meWhen I was in college, the word volunteering made me think of working in a charity shop or standing in the street…Sara Fernandez: The power of student volunteeringAt Student Hubs, we meet so many students who want to have a positive impact in the world – or, as we have short-handed…Fiona Ellison: What volunteering means to meStudent Volunteering Week is something I’ve been involved in ever since I was a student… When I was at University SVW…Rachel Waterworth – How volunteering led me to where I am todayA little while before heading off to the University of Exeter I spoke to one of my brothers friends at a party. He was…Matthew Proctor: What volunteering means to meThere are so many volunteering opportunities available to students at Imperial, which is one of the reasons I chose to…Alex Bordoli: What volunteering means to meVolunteering was the best decision I ever made when I was a student… I mean the studying and time spent in the library…