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.


Lessons for social entrepreneurs

For those of you who were on Twitter over the weekend, you might have seen the incredible #Emerge14 action coming…

Rachel Tait

Social Enterprise

Tell us your social action story!

Wednesday 29th October will see the launch of a landmark study into the history of student social action. A Social…

The results are in.

Tasha spent a couple of weeks meeting with students from across the Hub network to work out what they really…

10 Ways to Make a Difference

Putting our money where our mouth is, we’ve broken down the ways in which you could make a difference right…

Zoe Conn

Social Action

10 Reasons to Get Involved with Social Action

We could talk about this for hours, but we’ve managed to rationalise all our reasons into 10 handy bullet points….

Zoe Conn

Social Action

How will you make your mark this year?

Everyone will tell you that university will be a pivotal time in your life. The three years in which you’ll…

Zoe Conn

Social Action

And… Charity Apprentice is launched!

Last Friday was officially my last day at work and as a wonderful finishing touch, it coincided with the launch…

My summer of social impact and sustainable food

Like most applicants, I applied to the Students Hubs’ Social Impact Internship Scheme a little unsure of where I would…

Beyond ‘Knitting Gate’: Nesta’s People Helping People Conference

Arriving with 400 other attendees at People Helping People: The Future of Public Services, hosted yesterday by Nesta and the…

Rachel Tait


Seek the Change: a Journey Begins

After two years at Student Hubs I have decided the time has come to pursue a dream I have harboured…