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.

 

Social Impact Voluntary Placement Scheme – making impact and living our values

Why we have made the decision to discontinue the Social Impact Voluntary Placement Scheme across the network

Sonia Kumari & Pippa Smith

News, Social Action, Social Impact Careers, Third Sector


The Real Value of Sports Volunteering: Lessons from Empower Active 

Volunteering and sports are two activities to which students often dedicate a lot of their time at university. In my…

Marina Zorila

Impact, Social Action


Should Higher Education Institutions Support Student Social Action?

The UN’s International Youth Day will be celebrated for the 20th time on August 12th. Since 1999, each year has had…


How Social Action Can Help You Build Strong Friendships and Communities

Eight years ago, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the International Day of Friendship on July 30th, aiming to promote the…

Marina Zorila

Student Voice


Three Things I Learned from My Social Impact Voluntary Placement

  I wanted to do my best and for that to happen I assumed the work I produced had to…

Lydia Green, 19 February 2019

Impact, Social Impact Careers, Third Sector


8 Unique Ways that We Celebrated #iwillWeek 2018

Wow! What a week last week was. I Will Week (#iwillWeek) took place 12-16th November 2018 as a celebration of…

Ab Brightman

Uncategorized


Reflections on Approaching Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion should be at the core of all organisation’s cultures. I have been pleased that there has been…

Fatima Iftikhar

Education, Impact, Policy, Social Action


Sport and Social Action: Making a Difference in Communities

One year into delivery and as we celebrate social action with #iwillWeek, we reflect on the success of our new sport programmes following three-year funding from Sport England and #iwill.

Catherine Mitchell, 13 November 2018

Impact, News, Social Action


Student Hubs Is Delighted to Announce That Charlie Hamilton Is Our New Chief Executive

Charlie has a strong background in the education and charity sectors, most recently as Development Director with London Music Masters,…

The Student Hubs Team

Impact, News, Policy, Social Action, Third Sector


Researching Student Community & Civic Engagement in the USA

We’re excited to announce that one of our staff members, Fatima Iftikhar, has been awarded a prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship….

The Student Hubs Team, 27 June 2018

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