Read what charities have to say about fantastic BU Student Volunteers.
MSc Digital Health
Pamela is a ray of sunshine in our team, she works diligently, with determination to deliver great results and showcase the huge impact we have helping local families to flourish during the first 1001 days.
Chee (Nicole) Yan Ru
Support wellbeing courses
The Shine Project wants to say a big thank you to Nicole has been an amazing support, working alongside Shine staff to support young people’s mental health in Poole Schools.
The Shine Project
James joined the Wave Project in Autumn 2023 and his infectious enthusiasm and drive has been incredible. Working directly with our young people in the water, James has made a noticeable difference in their confidence levels, as well as working behind the scenes releasing a podcast discussing mental health, the Wave Project and surfing. We are very grateful for all of Jame’s hard work!
The Wave Project
Obi stepped in at short notice to support our ‘Building Self-Belief’ workshop at Bournemouth and Poole College. This was a baptism of fire as we had over 30 young people to manage but Obi handled the situation with calm and care. Thank you for your support Obi.
The Colour Works Foundation
Ecology and Wildlife Conservation Students
Ecology and Wildlife Conservation
Fantastic support for the Dorset Peat Partnership vegetation monitoring provided by BU students at Canford Heath, last October.
Dorset Peat Partnership
hosted by Dorset Wildlife Trust
BSc (Hons) Nutrition
Anita was amazing she fitted in with our staff and trainees seamlessly. She used her skills to write a nutrition unit for our trainees to study and helped with guidance on healthy eating. A true superstar!!
The Crumbs Project
Thomas, Robyn, Olivia, Joy, Lucie, Ben and Hollie
English, Media Production, Msc. Marketing and UX, Marketing
PR, Website Design, Search Engine Optimisation, Product Design, Fundraising, Marketing
All of the volunteers and interns from BU have been brilliant. Cannot fault the hard work and dedication they have all put in. All of their work has greatly benefitted thee charities in many different ways.
Little Lives UK
Room Guide at Highcliffe Castle
Ethelinda brings energy and enthusiasm when welcoming our visitors to the Castle.
Viki is an asset to our Wellbeing Collaborative team. She had great experience as a therapy assistant before moving to Bournemouth that she brought to her voluntary role. We are grateful she chose us as an organisation to volunteer with and want to say thank you for devoting her time to the people we support!
Media 3rd year
Will designed a social media strategy for our organisation to help boost our presence across different platforms and he also attended multiple events with us to raise awareness of who we are and what we do! We can’t thank Will enough.
MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Social Media Volunteer
It enables me to practice and improve my social media marketing skills as well as spreading the awareness that loneliness can be overcome by simply joining chat club like Chat Cafe Local. For Chat Cafe Local, the volunteering really helps the organisation to reach the goal which is fight loneliness by connecting people through a chat club.
Chat Cafe Local
Erin has grown into a brilliant workshop leader. She possesses a wonderful ability to put everyone at ease and engage them in the workshop task. Her leadership results in life changing workshops for the young children we work with.
The Story Works