Your volunteering year in numbers!

We’re very proud to have had such a successful year of volunteering thanks to the time, enthusiasm and commitment of our alumni community. Alumni volunteers have made an incredible difference to a huge number of students across the University. Below are some of the big numbers from the 2014/15 academic year:

728 alumni volunteered their time in 2014-15

18% of our 2014-15 volunteers participated in more than one activity within the year

Alumni gave a total of 6591 hours of their time

Alumni have volunteered from 68 departments and 39 countries

30% of our alumni volunteers were mentors on the eMentoring scheme

Volunteering pie chartOur Alumni have helped to provide a number of opportunities for students this year, giving their time in the following ways:

57%
of our volunteers gave their time to increasing student employability.

12% provided testimonials and profiles.

10% gave time to the University on an advisory or industrial board.

10% supported prospective and current students through outreach, widening participation or student recruitment activities.

9% were part of our curriculum initiatives. 

2% organised or supported University events at home and overseas as an Alumni Ambassador.


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