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.

 

Millenial Mentality: we stand for a more sustainable and equal economy

Gone are the days of walking out of University with no baggage other than your degree certificate and a slightly…

Laura Harrisson

Social Impact Careers


From RAGs to riches (sort of)

I was on the Worthwhile scheme in 2012 to 2013, working as the Oxford Hub Programmes Officer. I had just…

Sarah Hewett

Social Impact Careers


Students can change the way this country is run

This May, the UK goes to the polls in what is set to be the closest election in decades, with…

Francis Wight

Social Action


From Chemistry to Clotho – my social action journey so far

I was on the Worthwhile Grad scheme in 2012-13. I was a slightly unusual case as I hadn’t actually graduated at…


The Practice of Change

By now we are all familiar with the term ‘theory of change’—the idea that charities and social enterprises should have…

Alice Thornton

Third Sector


Alternatives to internships (yes, they do exist!)

It’s that time of year again, everyone is looking around for internships, summer placements and graduate schemes to which they…


A day in the life: lessons learnt between government and not-for-profit

I’m James, a Delivery Manager for Government Digital Service (GDS) which is part of Cabinet Office I recently had the…

James Ashton

Third Sector


Our policy for fair and accessible internships for all

Internships are, rightly, under scrutiny at the moment. And, while at Student Hubs we do not advocate that internships are…


My fast fashion fast

A couple of years ago I challenged myself to avoid shopping on the high street for a whole year; a…


Creating a Hubbub

Having a network of ‘hubs’ is a characteristic shared by both Student Hubs and Hubbub, a new environmental charity. Set…


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