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.

 

Tackling intergenerational loneliness through LinkAges

This year the theme of mental health awareness week is loneliness. At Student Hubs our LinkAges programme reduces loneliness in communities through fostering intergenerational friendships

Sophie Payne

Impact, Social Action


Being Ambitious in April

Can you believe it’s been two years since I wrote the first Alumni Digest? Every month it’s a great opportunity…

Sophie Payne

Alumni, News


15 Hour Walk for Student Hubs

Bristol Hub Manager Sorcha and Network Operations Manager Sophie are taking on a mega challenge to raise money for Student Hubs. Read the blog to find out more!

Sorcha Young and Sophie Payne

Community, People and Culture


Social Innovation Programme: Personal Inspiration and The Many (Hidden) Benefits of My SIP Journey

University of Cambridge and Cambridge Hub student Lucy shares the final blog in our series of case studies reflecting on the impact of the Social Innovation Programme skilled placement across our Hub network. This blog shares what the SIP looks like from a students’ perspective, including the expected and unexpected benefits of the programme for students.


Submit Content for our Social Action Zine – Deadline 24th April!

To celebrate Student Hubs’ 15th birthday in August, we are creating a limited edition Zine. Read more about the what, why and how to get involved in this blog.

Lydia Ferguson

Uncategorized


Social Innovation Programme: The Impact on Community and Corporate Partners

Partnerships Director Fiona and Bristol Hub Manager Sorcha share the second blog in our series of case studies reflecting on the impact of the Social Innovation Programme skilled placement across our Hub network. This blog shares the benefit of the programme for community partners and corporates.


Social Innovation Programme: A Community-Focused Approach for Student Employability

Partnerships Director Fiona and Bristol Hub Manager Sorcha share the first blog in our series of case studies reflecting on the impact of the Social Innovation Programme skilled placement across our Hub network. This blog shares what the programme is and its benefit to universities and students.


Reflections on Working at a Women-led Organisation

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Catherine and Liz take a look at what it means to work in a women-led organisation.

Catherine Taplin-Thorpe and Liz Alcock

People and Culture


March Digest

Here are some of Student Hubs good news headlines from the month to put a smile on your face.

Sophie Payne

Alumni, News


International Women’s Day: Empowering Young Women

To mark International Women’s Day 2022, Programmes Manager, Farah Nehmé, shares Kingston Hub’s impact through Empower this year. Supporting young women to achieve their potential through near-to-peer mentoring and dancing.

Farah Nehmé

Community, Social Action