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.

 

Add Talent and Capacity to Your Organisation This Summer

Have you ever considered taking on an intern at your organisation? Maybe you have a piece of work that is…


What Makes a ‘Useful’ University?

Innovation is a hot topic at the moment, so when I found out that Nesta, a charity that works to…


Balloon Ventures: Not Another Volunteering Programme…

2015, the Rotana Hotel, Dubai, 4am. There I was, lying awake, wondering how it had come to this. As a…


Our Impact This Term

As we head into spring, here is a round-up of our latest impact and spotlights on some of our local…


Bringing Student Volunteering to Parliament

On Tuesday 23rd February, during Student Volunteering Week, I had the privilege of being invited to speak about my experience…


#IVolunteerBecause – Sophia, Kingston University

#IVolunteerBecause… I like to see results. There are a number of equally gratifying reasons for wanting to volunteer. I like…


#IVolunteerBecause – Alex Swallow

I can’t really remember a time I didn’t volunteer. Perhaps my earliest memory is running a jumble sale for the…

Alex Swallow

Social Action, Third Sector


SVW2016: #IVolunteerBecause – Leon Ward

#IVolunteerBecause… …it gives me a chance to give back, develop my skills and get involved in some high profile, amazing…


SVW 2016: #IVolunteerBecause – Jess, Southampton Hub

For Student Volunteering Week 2016, Jess, Schools Plus Coordinator for Southampton Hub and Student Volunteer of the Year 2016 longlisted…


SVW 2016: #IVolunteerBecause – Herman, Cambridge Hub

For Student Volunteering Week 2016, Herman, a Cambridge Hub Schools Plus tutor, shares why he volunteers. When I was young,…


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