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.

 

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…


Stepping up for social change: our pledge to you.

This week marks the one year anniversary launch of Step Up To Serve, the Cabinet Office initiative patronised by HRH…

Sara Fernandez

Policy, Social Action, Third Sector


The Locality Convention: how can we engage more students with their local communities?

The Locality Annual Convention brought together over 600 people who are working across communities to drive positive social change. With…

Sara Fernandez

Social Action, Third Sector


The importance of relationships in social change

There has been recent recognition of the shortfalls of student volunteering, particularly internationally. This recognition has generally been fruitful, leading…


Hub President: through the looking glass

It’s been almost a year since I was given the opportunity of being Oxford Hub president, though I’d been vice…

Henry Owen

Uncategorized


One Young World: our power to make change happen

A few weeks ago I headed off to Dublin to represent the Student Hubs network at the One Young World 2014…

Laura Steele

Social Action, Third Sector


From Cambridge to Pingyao: the journey so far

Our intrepid ex-Cambridge Hub Manager Emily has been crossing Europe overland since September. Here, she updates us on the places…


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