A group of volunteers, taking part in volunteer opportunities and mentoring

Facts & figures

Our alumni volunteers

  • 1 in 5 report serving on boards
  • 40% of 2022 census respondents told us they volunteer
  • 2,800+ volunteer across the University's 90+ volunteering programs
  • 900+ hours contributed by University volunteers every month

Volunteer with us

Share your skills and experience and make a positive impact
At the University of Sydney, we offer a wide range of opportunities that can help you build your resume, expand your network and give back to our university community.

Whether you're interested in mentoring or offering a placement opportunity, taking part in a research project or assisting at a university event, we have opportunities that align with your interests and goals.

If you're interested in volunteering with the University of Sydney, we encourage you to express your interest today.


Explore mentoring opportunities

The University of Sydney offers a range of mentoring programs to support students and early-career alumni in gaining the real-world knowledge and leadership skills they will need to make a smooth transition to the workforce.

Benefits of volunteering

Some of the benefits of volunteering with the University of Sydney include:

  • Developing transferable skills: you can help you develop skills such as leadership and communication, which are highly valued by employers
  • Building your network: it's a great way to meet new people, expand your professional network, and connect with like-minded individuals.  
  • Making a difference: you can make a positive impact on the community and contribute to important causes and initiatives.  
  • Enhancing your resume: it can help you stand out to potential employers and demonstrate your commitment to social responsibility.

Stories from previous volunteers