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Brunel Volunteers Big Events

Mark your calendars, every year we organise some big events in our volunteering year. See below for more information.

September 2021

Brunel Buddies Social 
Wednesday 29th September, 4-6pm, John Crank Garden

Kickstart the year with this chance to interact with other buddies and mentors on the scheme. Refreshments, music and games will be provided.

October 2021

Volunteering Fair 
Tuesday 19th October, 11-3pm, Netball Hall

Come and join us at our Volunteering Fair to find about the range of volunteering opportunities available to you at Brunel this year.
Whether you are looking for one off, short term or long term volunteering you are welcome to come along and speak to local organisations who are actively recruiting volunteers.

November 2021

Inter Faith Week
14 - 21 November

The purpose of Inter Faith Week is to highlight the good work done by local faith, inter faith and faith-based groups and organisations. The week provides the opportuntiy to celebrate diversity and commonality as well as enabling greater interaction between people of different backgrounds.    

Get involved with Inter Faith Week on social media, download one of the Inter Faith Week branded message boards here and share a selfie with a message about the week. Make sure to tag Brunel Volunteers in your post and use the hashtag #brunelinterfaith

#Giving Tuesday
Tuesday 30 November, 11-3pm, Hamilton Centre Atrium

“Everyone has something to give and every act of generosity counts.” https://www.givingtuesday.org/

Join Brunel Volunteers in celebrating all things Giving: time, care, attention, energy, sharing, kindness and donations! This International Day of Giving is a global recognition of the big difference, small actions can make.

Come by and join in with the fun!

· ‘Unselfie’ PRIZE DRAW

· Express yourself interactive Colouring wall

· Find an opportunity to volunteer for an hour or so

· Enjoy live music!

· Contribute to the Christmas Foodbank donations appeal

November/December 2021

Twelve Ways of Giving

On the first day of Christmas I gave back to the community. Celebrate the year with a period of servitude, volunteering at different events and charities. Let's give others the Merry Christmas they deserve.

January 2022

Life Sciences Careers Info and Volunteering Fair

Tuesday 25 January, 11-1pm

Another great opportunity to become more active in the community; and in line with your new year’s resolutions, there’s no time like the present. Come and chat with volunteering involving organisations who work within Health and Social Care to find the right volunteering opprotuntiy for you.

This event will be held virtually and you will need to register before attending

You can register for the event here

February 2022

Student Volunteering Week (SVW) 7-13 February

Student Volunteering Week 2022 (SVW) will be marking its 21st anniversary this year and it is a celebration of all the volunteering done by students across the UK since the annual event began in 2001.

This year, the week will be taking place from 7 – 13 February and to celebrate, Brunel Volunteers will be hosting a series of events  for students to get involved with as we highlight some of the fantastic volunteering that you have all been a part of this year.

SVW list of events
Conservation activtiy with London Wildlife Trust

Monday 7 February, 10-4pm, Yeading Brook Meadow                                     

Help support the London Willife Trust to care for, maintain and improve our local community green spaces

Brunel Volunteers Information Stall

Monday 7 February, 12-4pm, Hamilton Centre Atrium                             

Come and say hello to the Brunel Volunteers team and find out about a variety of ways in which you can volunteer at Brunel

Brunel Volunteers Social Hackathon - Design a social media campaign

Tuesday 8 February on Zoom                                                                                

Do you have good social media skills? Could you design a social media campaign to help raise awareness of the Mayor of Hillingdon's chosen charities for the year? Join us as we launch our first Social Hackathon event to set this very challenge to students from Brunel University and Uxbridge College

Disablement Association Hillingdon (DASH) Activity sessions

Wood End Centre, Judge Heath Lane, London UB3 2PB (Hillingdon)

Come and join in with a host of fun activties designed to help disabled people become more independant, confident and part of the community. 

Wednesday 9 February                                                                                         

  • 10.30-12pm - Aerobics and Yoga
  • 1-3pm - Arts and Crafts

Thursday 10 February                                                                                         

  • 10.30-12pm - Indoor Golf and Keep Fit
  • 1-3pm - Line Dancing
Charity Spotlight Sessions

Join us for our short virtual sessions where we invite two local charities to talk briefly about the work they do and explain how you can get invovled as volunteers. 

Thursday 10 February, 3-4pm, on Zoom

The Brain Tumor Charity and Hillingdon Foodbank

If you missed our first Charity Spotlight event you can watch a recording of the session here

Thursday 24 February, 3-4pm, on Zoom  

The Kids Network and Brunel Buddies

If you missed our second Charity Spotlight event you can watch a recording of the session here 

March 2022

Brunel Buddies applications open

Apply to be a mentor for new and incoming students to the university.

Brunel Buddies training

A training day for mentors involved in the scheme.

May 2022

Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony

Join us as we recogise and celebrate the amazing achievements of our students and staff volunteers at our prestigous awards ceremony.