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Play Action International: Uganda Volunteering Project


Don’t miss our upcoming Discovery Sessions for overseas volunteering opportunities in Summer 2023 in Uganda.

Make the most of your summer vacation. If you are interested in making life-long friendships and developing unique skills, whilst being part of a project that has global impact and will enhance your future employability by developing your skills, leadership and confidence – then attend a discovery session in person to find out more.

Discovery sessions

Our partner, Play Action International, has 8 places for University of Cumbria students for 4-week mobilities building children’s playgrounds/ teaching and cultural experience in Uganda. Attend one of these Discovery Sessions in person if you want to meet a representative of Play Action and to find out more.


Brampton Rd: Tuesday Nov 22 1-2pm (MB2010)

Fusehill: Tuesday Nov 22 4.30-5.30pm (St SKF20)

Ambleside: Wednesday Nov 23 12-1pm (CMO.06)

Lancaster: Wednesday Nov 23 4.30-5.30pm (SBO10)

More Information

Visit Play Action International for more information: 

This organisation is one of the University of Cumbria's Turing Scheme project partners, and places are available for University of Cumbria students (or graduates within 12 months of graduating) to take part in this award-winning internship or study abroad scheme in either June, July or August 2023 for a period of 4 weeks.

These are first come, first served opportunities for 2023. Grants from the University's Turing Scheme allocation can be used to contribute significantly towards the costs for successful applicants. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from students with learning or other disabilities and/or from disadvantaged backgrounds. For further information or to express initial interest, please contact or call Ian Winters, Turing Scheme Administrator on 01228 242947.

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