Supporting the community
Pro Bono is a shortened Latin phrase which means ‘for the public, or common good’. The University of Leicester Pro Bono Society acts for the common good of the local community, and strives to support every individual possible.
Welcome from Society President, Sonia Gandhi
"Hello! My name is Sonia and I oversee the whole running of our society and 9 projects. Our Pro Bono work truly makes a difference to both the local and wider community. I am constantly amazed by the hard work and dedication our students show for such worthy causes. As a direct result of their involvement in the projects, our students are able to gain both invaluable legal and non-legal experience, contribute positively to the wider community and develop their abilities both as individuals and team players. I’ve come into this role after previously experiencing the society from an executive point of view as a Project Director and as team member of a project. My aim for this academic year is to ensure our society is as inclusive and accessible as it possibly can. Moreover, we will continue to make a change through all projects despite COVID-19. I can’t wait to build upon the success of our society!"
Join A Project
Pro Bono consists of 11 exciting projects and applications to join will reopen in autumn 2021. This year we have recruited students enrolled in courses throughout the University, who have a passion for supporting the community and giving back to society.