ALSS Buddies

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ALSS Buddies is a voluntary scheme run by the Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, in which current Year 2 and 3 students help new undergraduates settle in to university life and make this big change enjoyable for them.

New students

What would you like to know about life at University? Would you like to meet a friendly current student who can answer your questions?
Visit our new students page to find out more.

Current students

What do you wish you had known about University life before you started? Would it have helped to meet a friendly student to answer those questions in the first few weeks? This is your chance to share your top tips on student life, make a new friend and gain valuable interpersonal and employability skills.
Visit our volunteering page to find out more.

If you have any questions about the scheme, please email us at

To sign up now to get help from a current student, complete our new student application form.

To sign up now as a Buddy and help out a new student, complete our volunteers application form.