Get involved

Working with the Global Lounge is a meaningful way to gain valuable experience, learn new skills, meet new people and help others. We offer many opportunities, and welcome students and staff to apply for multiple roles.


Volunteering offers you the chance to hone your transferable skills in many different areas, from public speaking and presenting, to team-work, language, and communication skills. Our volunteering opportunities also count towards the Bristol PLUS Award.

Whatever type of experience you’re looking for, there are many ways in which you can get involved:

Scroll down to find out more and apply. Already know what you want to do? Fill out our application form.

Running an event

We collaborate with Bristol SU, student societies and individuals across the University to run diverse and varied events programmes which are open to all who study and work here. We’re always open to new suggestions and are committed to making your ideas come to life. You can find out more and fill in our application form below.

‘It is always a pleasure working with the Global Lounge team: stress-free, organised, great communication! I loved the decorations, ambience, and the food! It was a lovely event- thank you!’ Blake Makuuchi, BSc Criminology (Thanksgiving).

‘The team are really, really helpful and go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. They’ve made our entire journey really comfortable,’ Deepa Lakshi, MA Law alumna (A Glimpse into the World of Indian Dance).