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Volunteering opportunities in UCL's partner schools

3 November 2016

UCL Academy now recruiting STEM Sixth Form Learning Mentors ucl.ac.uk/teaching-learning/strategic_priorities/education-partnerships" target="_self">UCL's partner schools are looking for UCL students to volunteer as mentors and tutors this year. Volunteers will work with young people to provide academic support and help students with transition.

There are three roles available and training will be provided. All sessions will take place at the schools and travel expenses can be reimbursed.

The UCL Academy: Learning Companions

Learning Companions are UCL students who provide academic support to students at the UCL Academy, in small groups and one-to-one.

This year, we are recruiting Learning Companions in the following subjects:

  • Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • Maths
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Languages (Spanish, German, Mandarin)

Find out more

Apply to become a UCL Academy Learning Companion

The UCL Academy: Mentors

Mentors will work with small groups of 12-14 and 16-18 year old students at the UCL Academy. We are recruiting mentors from all subject areas and any UCL student can apply.

Mentors act as role models for young people to raise their aspirations and develop key skills that will help them make confident and informed decisions about their future.

Find out more

Apply to become a UCL Academy Mentor

Newham Collegiate Sixth Form: Academic Tutors

Academic tutors will deliver small group tutorials to A Level students at Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (the NCS). This is an opportunity to use your academic ability to improve the chances of some of the most deprived and brightest students in the country accessing top universities.

Tutors are required in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Maths
  • Science (Chemistry, Physics and Biology)

Find out more

Apply to become an NCS Academic Tutor

To find out more about these volunteering roles or UCL's partner schools, please email educationpartnerships@ucl.ac.uk.

Sophie Tuhey, Education Partnerships Manager, UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Education and Student Affairs)