News & Events

News & Events

News & Events

Welcome to news about student volunteering at UCD!

Here we have news and social media updates on UCD in the Community, student volunteering, community updates and events.

Volunteering Safely During COVID-19
30/03/2020 - Volunteering Safely During COVID-19

Student Volunteering During COVID-19
22/04/2020 - Ireland has seen a huge wave of support from people across the country wanting to help those in need of support during COVID-19. A huge part of this group is our student volunteers, who even at a time

Gaisce At Home
01/04/2020 - Extraordinary Times Call For Extraordinary Measures

Student Volunteering Report 2019
30/03/2020 - Student Volunteering Report 2019

Dublin Simon Community Care Package Appeal - Christmas 2019
20/12/2019 - In collaboration with Terenure Presentation Community College T.Y. students as part of their Localise volunteering programme, UCD ran the annual care package appeal for Dublin Simon.

UCD Community Engagement Report 2018-19 Launch
10/12/2019 - On Thursday, 5 December 2019, UCD in the Community were delighted to launch the UCD Community Engagement Report 2018-19.

UCD Volunteer Day 2019
16/10/2019 - UCD in the Community were delighted to host the annual UCD Volunteer Day on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. 

Hope Fest 2019
23/05/2019 - UCD and the Dublin Lions Club, in association with Dublin Simon Community were delighted to host Hope Fest on Saturday 18 May in the Iveagh Gardens, Dublin 2.

Dublin Simon Community Care Package Appeal - Christmas 2018
21/12/2018 - Terenure Presentation Community College T.Y, students as part of their Localise volunteering programme with UCD, held their annual care package appeal for the rough sleepers of Dublin Simon.

Walk While You Can 2018
16/12/2018 - UCD staff, students and alumni came out in force to support former UCD Chaplain Fr Tony Coote (R.I.P) during his 535km walk from Letterkenny to Ballydehob in 2018.

UCD Volunteer Day 2018
10/10/2018 - UCD in the Community were delighted to host the inaugural UCD Volunteer Day on October 3 2018! 

Summer Party for the Homeless 2018
29/05/2018 - The Summer Party for the Homeless took place on Saturday May 26, from 12pm until 3pm and was attended by over 100 guests from the homeless community.

Looking back on Student Volunteering during the EU Year of Volunteering 2011
28/05/2018 - Did you know that students across Ireland in 2011 helped to celebrate the EU Year of Volunteering?

Health Awareness Checks
30/04/2018 - Students and staff from the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Sciences carried out health awareness checks across Dublin in April 2018.

Dublin Simon Care Package Appeal - Christmas 2017
21/12/2017 - In collaboration with Ringsend College transition year students as part of their Localise volunteering programme, UCD in the Community held a care package appeal for the rough sleepers of Dublin Simon

Collection in Aid of the Capuchin Day Centre
13/11/2017 - UCD in the Community held a campus-wide collection in aid of the Capuchin Day Centre‌ for homeless people from November 6 - 10 2017.

UCD VO Annual conference- Sign up now!
10/11/2017 - UCDVO is delighted to invite you to their 4th Annual Conference in UCD Belfield on Friday 1st December, kindly supported by Concern Worldwide and Comhlámh.

Making Connections Give an Hour, Gain an Hour Campaign October 2017
01/11/2017 - Making Connections is a non-profit organisation working with Health Services and community groups since 2009, to alleviate loneliness and isolation in the community of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown.

UCD in the Community Volunteer Fair October 2017
17/10/2017 - On Monday October 9th, UCD in the Community welcomed over 30 organisations on campus, to engage with students wishing to volunteer

UCD in the Community are recruiting Student Leaders to join the team!
10/08/2017 - UCD in the Community are recruiting Student Leaders for 2017/18

We want your volunteer stories!
18/04/2017 - Share and inspire student volunteers!

UCD Volunteer Fair February 2017
02/03/2017 - UCD Careers and UCD in the Community hosted the UCD Volunteer Fair in the Global Lounge

New Technology to Scale-up Student Volunteering at University College Dublin
08/12/2016 - National Launch of Press Release

New Technology to Scale-up Student Volunteering – National Launch of
07/12/2016 - Every year in Ireland thousands of students from our universities and institutes of technology carry out over 100,000 hours of volunteering. Ten third level colleges have now joined forces to develop

UCDVO Conference is happening Nov 26th!
16/11/2016 - Find out about the annual UCDVO Conference taking place Saturday November 26th in UCD and how you can register to head along!

Apply now to the Washington Ireland Program Class of 2017!
14/11/2016 - Caoimhe from DCU outlines how her experience of volunteering helped her to be chosen for the Washington Ireland Program class of 2016 where she lived, worked & volunteered in Washington DC for 8 weeks

USI Training In
20/07/2016 - convenor meets with USI to train them in on how students can find their perfect volunteering opportunity.

Volunteer Ireland and Offer Workshop on Quality Volunteer Roles
15/07/2016 - Volunteer Ireland visit the recent meeting at ILAS, NUI Galway to co-deliver a workshop on “Quality Volunteer Roles”. First Organistion to be awarded Comhlamh Supporter Category
11/07/2016 - In a pioneering ceremony hosted alongside NUI Galway's Volunteering Symposium, signs up to become the first awardee of Comhlamh's Supporter Category

Symposium on Student Volunteering
08/07/2016 - Volunteer coordinators from across Ireland attended NUI Galway Institute for the first ever Research Symposium on Student Volunteering.

Global Citizenship in Higher Education Conference
09/02/2016 - Register to attend: Suas, Campus Engage, Kimmage DSC and Comhlámh bring together students, societies, academics, civic engagement staff, student unions and NGOs to conference on Global Citizenship

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