Isabel’s Story

I was first introduced to Serve the City Leuven in 2017, where I volunteered in a one-off project before going to university in the UK. When I returned to Belgium and started learning Dutch in Leuven, I wanted to be a part of [...]

Internship Experience 2023

My name is Maiko Aiyama. I am from Japan, and I have been studying at KU Leuven since September 2022. I am currently doing an internship at Serve the City Leuven and also joining volunteer projects at STC Leuven and STC [...]

Ayad’s story

Volunteering work is about giving in the first place, it enables me to give something back to the community that has given me a lot of opportunities. It has also given me a lot to be grateful for because it allowed me to meet [...]

Saba’s story

I joined Serve the city on December 2019 and my first project was Christmas Eve. I was really happy to share that night with other people. We served dinner, washed dishes and played bingo. That was one of my best experiences [...]

Internship Experience 2022

My name is Muhammad Furqan and I am from Pakistan. I did my internship with Serve the City Leuven in 2022. My internship experience surpassed my expectations. It has been one of the most fascinating and memorable experiences [...]

Enriching Opportunity

After getting settled in Leuven, I wanted to get to know my host city and its community in more depth, while helping others and having fun. Volunteering with STC seemed to be the perfect match! During my first project, I [...]

Internship Experience 2021

My name is Xiaozheng Song from China. I was an intern in Serve the City Leuven in the summer of 2021. This was not my first time volunteering, as I volunteered a lot in my home country, China. I like the feeling of being [...]

Helping those in need

Ronald Tipan is a skilled communication professional with a strong experience in EU and international affairs. He started volunteering at Serve the City in 2019 while finishing his master’s degree at KU Leuven. He has [...]

STC Experience

When moving to a new area one of the first things one does is explore the community and try to meet new people.  This is especially challenging when you are in a new country and culture.  I love meeting new people and [...]

The Privilege of Serving

The first volunteering experience that I vividly remember with Serve The City happened in 2015 when the refugee crisis in Belgium reached one of its most critical stages. A small group of volunteers went from Leuven to [...]

In News

Inspiring Volunteer Work

My name is Maria and I moved from Cyprus to Leuven, Belgium a few years ago to start my PhD.  After settling in, I remember searching online for local volunteering opportunities, as this was something I’d enjoyed doing [...]

Thank you from Seniorama

As a local community center, we from Seniorama wanted to thank Serve the City volunteers for their commitment during our activities. We organized a brunch and called in Serve the City to support us for this event. It was a [...]

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