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.

 

Talk to me London Day 2014 – let’s break the ultimate taboo and get London talking

Hello! I’m Polly Akhurst and alongside Ann Don Bosco I run Talk to me London, a not-for-profit that seeks to…


SVW 2014: My social action journey

Volunteering was something I just kind of fell in to. It sounds ridiculous when I think about it, seeing as…


SVW 2014: The power of student volunteering

At Student Hubs, we meet so many students who want to have a positive impact in the world – or,…

Sara Fernandez

Social Action, Third Sector


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…


When Social Action becomes Social Change

I started volunteering seriously during sixth form. I volunteered at a local day centre for people with disabilities during year…


Can Students change the way our generation thinks about Mental Health?

I am a PhD student at Oxford University and I’ve been volunteering in the area of student mental health for…


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