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.

 

Minding the Gap: Lessons from the Oxford Forum for International Development

This year’s Oxford Forum for International Development was centered around understanding the gap between the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and…


Scaling Social Action in UK Universities

As part of Step up to Serve’s #iwill campaign, we’ve been working with partners at the National Union of Students…


Tour des Hubs: One Month On

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the Tour de France – lots of hills, plenty of lycra, a few drug…


Where are They Now? Measuring our Long-Term Impact

Last week, I delivered training to this year’s Social Impact Internship Scheme cohort, in which we discussed the importance of…


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…


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