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 digital exclusion across generations

Most of us take digital technology and the Internet for granted. It is something that has become so deeply embedded…


Talk to me London Day 2014 – let’s break the ultimate taboo and get London talking

Hello! I’m Polly Akhurst and alongside Ann Don Bosco I run Talk to me London, a not-for-profit that seeks to…


SVW 2014: My social action journey

Volunteering was something I just kind of fell in to. It sounds ridiculous when I think about it, seeing as…


SVW 2014: The power of student volunteering

At Student Hubs, we meet so many students who want to have a positive impact in the world – or,…

Sara Fernandez

Social Action, Third Sector


Step Up To Serve launch

Today sees the launch of the Step Up To Serve initiative – a government programme with the mission to double…


My Ethical Internship Experience

While I’ve long been certain that I want to pursue a career that makes a positive impact on society, if…


Climate Research: why economists and scientists need to talk more

Climate research is a well established, growing research field. Since its inception, it has always been closely linked to the…


10 tips for smartening up your third sector CV

Whether you are a first year looking for summer work experience or a final year trying to secure your first…

Rachel Egan

Social Impact Careers


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…