UWE High Team Commission

Global volunteering

The UWE Bristol Go Global team have identified trusted global volunteering providers who offer safe, ethical, good value, and positive outcomes for both student volunteers and communities.

Volunteering projects

East African Playgrounds – Uganda volunteer project

Take part in a four-week project with East African Playgrounds. You can volunteer to build a playground at a school in Uganda and give children their childhoods through play. Please note: The Gorilla Trek is not eligible for the bursary. 

SLV Global – psychology and mental health placements

Looking for psychology work experience? Gain valuable, practical experience in the mental health sector whilst being immersed in a unique and exciting culture. SLV Global has 4 to 12-week placements working in mental health in Bali and India.

Think Pacific

Volunteer with Think Pacific, contributing to a long-term sports and education development projects in beautiful rural Fiji.

Apply for a volunteer project

Applications are open. You will need to apply directly through your chosen organisation's website.

Your application will be assessed by the individual organisations. Successful applicants wishing to secure global funding support will receive it on a first-come, first-served basis.


There are a limited number of UWE Bristol Employability Bursaries of up to £1,000 for eligible students to apply for. To be eligible to receive a Go Global project subsidy, you must have a household income of £25k or less. Project funding is only available for students who are successful in securing a project with one of our approved global partners.

Contact us

For any queries regarding the opportunities above, email the UWE Bristol Go Global team on goglobal@uwe.ac.uk.

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