Student Volunteering Week

Student Volunteering Week

Student Volunteering Week is a national event celebrating the positive impact of volunteering in the community. We are holding an event with a range of activities to get involved with as part of Spring Into Community Action.

Mon 20 Feb 2017 11:00 - Fri 24 Feb 2017 16:00, The University of Derby

Monday 20th

A conference event will be taking place at Keddleston Road in OL2 with guest speaker, British adventurer and Scouting Ambassador, James Ketchell.


Tuesday 21st

Stalls in the Atrium will be promoting current volunteering projects running with information on how to get involved.


Wednesday 22nd

Steps for the Future will be around in the Atrium.


Head down to Rooted, the growing space run by volunteers at the university of Derby. Join the walking bus, setting off from info point at 1.30pm.


Thursday 23rd

RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) will be running a taster session for people interested in how to volunteer with them or just interested in the types of things they do.

Friday 24th

Our Age Exchange team alongside the University of Derby Netball team will be running a bingo event for local community members. This will take place from 1.30pm-4pm



Contact: for more information.

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Nursing Laser Tag
27th April 1pm - 3:30pm
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Psychology Psychology Society End of Year Masquerade Ball
5th May 8pm - midnight
The Academy, Kedleston Road
This is a celebration for students coming to the end of their Psychology studies at the University of Derby.
Musical Theatre Our Musical Theatre Showcase
13th May 7pm - 10pm
UDSU Academy Bar, Kedleston Rd, Derby DE22 1GB
A Musical Theatre Showcase, featuring a compilation of different musical numbers.
Nursing RCN Congress
15th May 6am - 8pm
RCN Congress is a fantastic opportunity to meet, learn, develop professionally and share excellent nursing practice. Don't forget to book your entry ticket through RCN website -this ticket is return coach travel ONLY!!
15th May 6pm - midnight
The Venue, 47-49 Abbey St, Derby DE22 3SJ
What to expect: Variety of Interesting acts and Performances Special Guests 3 Course Meal Inter-Society Awards Meet the newly elected committee for 2017/2018 More Info will be released soon. Keep an eye out.
Sports Inclusive Community Training
23rd May 9am - 1pm
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Nursing Cocktail Making
26th May 7pm - 9pm
Slug and Lettuce, 11 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3FJ
Ever wanted to learn how to muddle a mojito or shake a cosmo? Well, here’s your chance. At the Slug Cocktail School, you will receive a prosecco reception, expert tuition from one of the bar tenders, a delicious buffet and Jägerbomb rally!
Quidditch 5th Annual Mercian Cup
3rd June midnight - 4th June midnight
Markeaton Park
5th Annual Mercian Cup is a merc quidditch tournament that has always been a part of Derby Union Quidditch. We welcome it's return this year and look forward to seeing players from across the country for some sexy quidditch in the sun!
Nursing Seaside trip
30th June 8am - 7pm
Join us for a coach trip to the seaside! British beaches, fish and chips and arcades.. what more could you want?
Democratic Ideas Forum

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