Tag: International Development

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…


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…


My Social Action Journey

It’s hard to pinpoint precisely where my social action journey began. Perhaps my parents would claim it was as a…


2015/16: Our Impact So Far

As 2015 draws to a close, here is a round-up of our latest impact and spotlights on some of our…


Impact International Competition Winner: Lessons from my ICS Placement

Earlier this year, our Impact International competition asked students and recent graduates to submit critical reflections on their experiences of…


Impact International Competition Now Live

Have you recently returned from a volunteering placement abroad? Do you want to share your experience with other students, organisations…


Overcoming Fear

A few weeks ago, I spent a Thursday afternoon sitting in a small circle of people discussing the environment and…


Challenging assumptions about sex workers

Margot Tudor, Bristol Hub‘s new International Development and Rights co-ordinator, writes about her experiences working with One25, a charity which…


#UpForSchool: A reflection on education

As a trainee teacher, reflecting on the role and place of education has impacted greatly on me during my time…


#UpForSchool: Rise up for education rights for all children

Education is the birth right of every child, but today there are more than 120 million children who do not…