Archive: February 2013

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…


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….


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