Meet our 2020 Student Group Nominees!

Last year saw a record number of entries across all categories for Volunteer of the Year. The judges had to make difficult decisions with such a strong field.  You can see the result of the judges' decision making here!

Biko Bikes works towards a greener, more sustainable Manchester by encouraging students to cycle.

Children’s Hospital University of Manchester Students (CHUMS) run weekly activities for children staying at the hospital.

Club MFL gives language skills to primary school children by running weekly sessions and supporting teachers.

Code Club gives coding skills to younger children who would not otherwise gain this skill, therefore increasing engagement with STEM.

Consider Postgrad provides a platform for undergrads to get first-hand information of the benefits of postgraduate study.

Dental Team Gulu run outreach clinics in a rural part of Uganda every year to support the local dental clinic and prevent disease.

Enactus Speak Up provides free weekly ‘English as a second language’ lessons to migrant parents at local primary schools.

Fun Fair gives primary school children a first-hand experience of what University is like.

Manchester Outreach Medics (MOMs) run events to provide an insight into life at medical school.

Medics in Primary Schools (MiPS) inspires local primary school children through weekly STEM activities.

Medreach provides online mentoring for sixth form and college students to help them apply for medical school.

Misogyny is Hate Leadership Team campaign for misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime and run events to raise the issue.

Outreach provides support for rough sleepers around Manchester city centre.

People with People Tuesday run fun, social activities for young adults with learning disabilities in Manchester.

People with People Wednesday run fun, social activities for young adults with learning disabilities in Manchester.

Pro Bono Society supports the those from the local community who can’t afford legal assistance with student-led legal aid.

Stockport Homeless Shelter Food Project works with a homeless shelter where residents and students cook a simple meal together each week.

Student Action Burkhart project provides craft and cookery sessions for women with a mental health diagnosis.

Student Action Intergen run a range of fun events to tackle loneliness and isolation amongst older people from the local community.

Student Action Once a Month project distributes sanitary items and hygiene products to women who are homeless. 

Student Action Uplift Project aims to support students with their mental wellbeing by providing exercise buddies.

Student Angels is a night-time street safety initiative where volunteers help keep nights out safe.

Students for Universal Health Access supports vulnerable asylum seekers with practical help to access appropriate health care. 

The Closet is a pop-up shop providing sample sales to reduce the amount of clothing going to landfill.

Travelab works with local libraries to introduce STEM subjects to children and their families. 

University of Manchester Refugee and Asylum Seeker Conversation Club runs conversational English lessons to reduce isolation.

UOM Dance Society Committee put on a national dance competition for universities across the country.

Want Not Waste provides sustainable good at accessible prices as well as a recycling point for excess packaging.