The Best Student Life. Bristol SU

Bristol SU is home to many incredible student-led volunteering projects which make a difference to the lives of the local community and students. Why not volunteer with our student groups to tackle important issues that you care about?

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Student-led Volunteering Projects

PHAB: Inclusive Social Group

Inclusive Social Group

Sexpression: sex education workshops

Sex education workshops

Barrow: visiting mental health patients

Visiting mental health patients

Black Dog: workshops on mental health

Black Dog
Workshops on mental health

Make a Smile: dressing up for children

Make a Smile
Dressing up for children

Night Shelter: visiting a local shelter

Night Shelter
Visiting a local shelter

Tea & Chatter: socialising with elderly people

Tea & Chatter
Socialising with elderly people

Pitstop: For teenagers with special needs

For teenagers with special needs

Robogals: getting young girls into STEM

Getting young girls into STEM

Bristol Paws Project: vets for disadvantaged pets

Bristol Paws Project
Vets for disadvantaged pets

Roots Community Gardening Group

Community gardening group

Bristol FoodBank: supporting local foodbanks

Bristol FoodBank
Supporting local foodbanks

Nightline: confidential listening service

Confidential listening service

Students4Students: tuition for at risk children

Tuition for at risk children

Ramadan student & community support

Student & community support

Other student opportunities

Bristol Hub: tackle social challenges and learn about issues

Bristol Hub
Tackle social challenges and learn about issues

Bristol Futures: developing your academic potential

Bristol Futures
Developing your academic potential

Bristol PLUS: develop skills and experience

Bristol PLUS
Develop skills and experience


Logo for SCA Plus (Student Community Action). email: Website: April 2021

Over the past 20 years Student Community Action Plus, founded and supported by former University of Bristol students and volunteers, has been proud to support Student Community Action (SCA) and later BSU Volunteering, to run both new projects and to enable novel extensions to current projects by offering financial support and advice.

During this time SCA Plus has issued 45 grants to 16 different SCA / BSU Volunteering projects totalling over £10,000.

In response to changing needs, the Trustees of SCA Plus have decided to wrap up operations and make a legacy grant to BSU Volunteering University of Bristol student-led volunteering projects over the next 3 years.

On behalf of those who have benefited the Trustees of SCA Plus wish to thank the volunteers and staff that have made these projects happen over the years and to the SCA and University of Bristol Students’ Union alumni whose generous donations have made them possible.

If you are interested in financially supporting any of our wonderful projects please contact