Each year the Volunteering Service recognises successful volunteers with awards for their unique achievements. 

Through their volunteering efforts, students may be eligible for: 

Certificate of achievement

All student volunteers regardless of the number of hours or the area of their volunteering are eligible for a Certificate of Achievement from the University. Apply for your Certificate online

Volunteer of the Year Award

Each year, this award is presented by Student Volunteering Services to up to three student volunteers who have demonstrated an outstanding contribution to the community through participation, innovation and creativity. Apply online for this award

Higher Education Achievement Record (HEAR)

The Higher Education Achievement Record (HEAR) is a formal degree transcript that provides a full record of your university achievements, including both academic and extra-curricular learning and experience. Volunteering is one of the extracurricular activities that you can have recorded on your HEAR. 

Only verifiable 25 hours or more of volunteering can be recorded on the HEAR. 

To request a HEAR recognition for your volunteering, please email volunteering@westminster.ac.uk

Find out more about the HEAR.


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