The University of Winchester Careers Service Employability Fund is available for eligible students, and can contribute to volunteer expenses from Winchester Hub projects, or our Social Impact Internship Scheme.
The Winchester Employability Fund is aimed at enabling students to carry out activities to enhance their employability. There are different areas that the WEF covers, including Volunteering and work experience, GCSE re-sits, and driving lessons.
Volunteering and Work Experience
You can apply for a maximum of £500 to recover travel and other projects expenses for a volunteering, unpaid work experience/internship opportunity. To be eligible you must be a full time undergraduate Home or EU student at the University of Winchester who began studying from 2012; as well as meet one of the following criteria:
Have a household income of less than £42,875 as determined by Student Finance England
Have disclosed a disability to the University
Be a young person who is or has been in care
Be a young carer
Be from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background
If you believe you are eligible than you should get in touch with the University careers team: