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


Step Up To Serve launch

Today sees the launch of the Step Up To Serve initiative – a government programme with the mission to double…

Ethical Intern blog – by Molly Whyte

While I’ve long been certain that I want to pursue a career that makes a positive impact on society, if…

Climate Research: why economists and scientists need to talk more

Climate research is a well established, growing research field. Since its inception, it has always been closely linked to the…

10 tips for smartening up your third sector CV

Whether you are a first year looking for summer work experience or a final year trying to secure your first…

Rachel Egan

Social Impact Careers

Green Communication: a little less conversation, a little more (green) action

Every week I meet loads of students who are interested in environmental and sustainability issues. Whether they are involved in…

SVW 2013: Volunteering at home and abroad

International Volunteering is an increasingly popular way to see the world for young travellers. Volunteering locally before you go is…

SVW 2013: Volunteering and the Big Society

Student Volunteering Week is a nationwide celebration of student volunteering, taking place from the 11th to the 16th February. At…

Rachael Corbishley

Policy, Social Action, Student Voice

SVW 2013: Celebrating student volunteers

For many people, student volunteering has become a concept consigned to earlier decades of revolution, free love and CND marches….

Zoe Conn

Social Action

10 songs to make Social Change to

We all love a good song in the Student Hubs office and it’s usually one by Beyoncé on a Friday…

Laura Steele

Social Action

Doing business the sustainable way

I work in tourism and I set up social enterprises in all the countries where I send clients. It’s a…

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