‘Service’ is the term we adopted at King’s in our Strategic Vision 2029 to describe our commitment to society both through and beyond the traditional roles of education and research.
In developing the King’s Strategic Vision 2029, we consulted with King's communities, and one of the recurrent themes in those discussions was King’s role ‘in the service of society’.
Continuing to serve
During this period of uncertainty and change, King’s is stepping up efforts to deliver on its promise to make the world a better place by continuing to serve our local, national and international communities.
That’s why we have launched #ContinuingToServe, our university-wide approach to bringing together, strengthening and celebrating the many ways in which King’s people are making a difference, wherever they may be, fulfilling our purpose as a civic university that serves the world.
You can follow the service on social media channels: Tag and follow using #ContinuingToServe #WeAreKings
Giving back supports your wellbeing
Supporting your own wellbeing goes beyond the physical – there are lots of ways you keep feeling well and connected, even during the pandemic and lockdown. Read more about this in our article What's the King's Way to Wellbeing?
There are opportunities to serve and volunteer open to King’s students, staff and alumni.
If you’d like to find out more about what King’s is doing, take a look at Our Stories.
If you’re keen to find out how you can get involved, visit Service in Action.
These topics also offer a breakdown of options you can explore:
- I want to volunteer FROM HOME
- I want to volunteer in LONDON
- I want to volunteer in LONDON: LAMBETH
- I want to volunteer in LONDON: SOUTHWARK
- I want to volunteer in LONDON: WESTMINSTER
- I want to volunteer in CORNWALL
- I want to volunteer across the UK
- I want to DONATE ITEMS
- Resources for charities, community organisations and social enterprises
King’s Student Union (KCLSU) also offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities.
You can browse the volunteer directory for current opportunities, create a volunteer profile, and get in touch with a charity or King’s department directly if you see a role you like.
Take a look at their Volunteering webpage and check out their Volunteering FAQs if you have any questions.
You can also sign up to their monthly Newsletter by selecting interests as 'Volunteering Opportunities'.