Welcome to our blog. A social space where student leaders, staff and friends of Student Hubs share their experiences and thoughts – from volunteering & social enterprise to exciting news in the third sector or challenging policy questions.

 

Save the Date: Student Volunteering Week 2018

We are excited to announce that Student Volunteering Week 2018 will take place from 19th – 25th February. Entering its…


Francis Wight Appointed Student Hubs’ Chief Executive

We are pleased to announce that Francis Wight is now Chief Executive of Student Hubs. Sara Fernandez, our previous Chief…


Can we make a positive change in the world?

I recently completed the Student Hubs Alumni Survey, which boldly asks: ‘Do you think one person can make a positive…


10 Years On: Launching our Graduate Impact Survey

In May 2007, a group of students launched the Oxford Hub. They aimed to connect like-minded students with each other…


Turning Anger into Action

Earlier this month, Oxford Brookes’ Human Rights Festival screened Ken Loach’s ‘I, Daniel Blake’. The film tells the harrowing experiences of…

Ab Brightman

Social Action


7 Reasons to Host an Intern Through our Social Impact Internship Scheme

Student Hubs’ Social Impact Internship Scheme places students in socially impactful organisations to carry out an internship for 6-8 weeks…


How Volunteering Supports My Mental Health

I’ve noticed that I usually feel best about myself after having done something for someone else. It’s not self righteous…

Sonia Kumari

Social Action


Student Volunteering Week Returns

Today is the first day of Student Volunteering Week 2017, which is taking place across the UK. Having delivered SVW…


Our Approach To Internships

Before undertaking an internship, many students’ top questions are “Is it worth it?” and “Is it paid?” Interns want to…


A Mid-Year Review

Here at Student Hubs, our 2016-17 year began in September when university students started or returned to their studies. December…


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