Student fundraising

three smiling student fundraisers

Are you a university student interested in fundraising? Are you involved with a RAG, sports club or society and want to put on an event?

Or maybe you’re looking to go trekking abroad or volunteer? 

Whatever you're interested in, we'd love your support - we have lots of ways that you and fellow students can get involved with our work here at The Children’s Society.

What can you do?

There is a wide range of ways you can get involved at your campus, at home or almost anywhere in the world.

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We offer a great range of events for you and fellow students to get involved in.

Activities include the Apprentice Challenge, our Collection for Children, carol singing, or we could work with you to build your own event.

Learn more about our events.



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Overseas challenges

Didn’t take a gap year? Fancy doing an overseas challenge for charity? Or maybe you’ve caught the travelling bug and want to do more? 

From trekking Kilimanjaro to conquering the Great Wall of China, we've got an amazing portfolio of events to choose from.

Learn more about our Overseas Challenges


Challenge leadersBecome a chalenge leader

Taking part in a challenge is a once in a lifetime opportunity. We are looking for passionate students to recruit, steward and lead a team on the challenge of their choice.

Interested in being a challenge leader?




RAGsTwo of our fundraisers standing in front of a table with information about The Children's Society

If you are a student who is passionate about us and the work we do, nominate us to your RAG!

We can work with your RAG in a range of ways, including as your charity of the year, helping with RAG raids and mega raids. 

Learn more about our work with RAGs.


IoF Student Qualification SchemeIoF

RAG fundraisers can apply to our scheme to obtain a professional fundraising qualification, have an IoF membership for the year and receive one-to-one mentoring from the IoF and The Children’s Society.

Learn more about the scheme and how to apply.


Student volunteeringTwo volunteers smiling at a fundraising events

We're enthusiastic and confident in driving change so that we can have the greatest impact on young people’s lives. Why not volunteer to make a lasting impact to children and young people in your area? 

Learn more about student volunteering.