UWE High Team Commission

Global volunteering

For 2019, we have identified trusted global volunteering providers who offer safe, ethical, good value, and positive outcomes for both student volunteers and communities.

Volunteering project

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.

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.

UNA Exchange

Take part in a UWE Bristol project working in Japan supporting young people with learning and behavioural difficulties. Or travel to India to support environment and conservation projects.

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 for all the global volunteering projects listed on this page open on Thursday 4 October 2018. To register your interest and get an alert as soon as applications open, please sign up for Global Opportunity alerts.


Go Global provides funding of £1,000 for a set number of low-income students to take part in the projects.

Find out the details of financial support available for these activities.

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