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.


The importance of relationships in social change

There has been recent recognition of the shortfalls of student volunteering, particularly internationally. This recognition has generally been fruitful, leading…

Hub President: through the looking glass

It’s been almost a year since I was given the opportunity of being Oxford Hub president, though I’d been vice…

Henry Owen


One Young World: our power to make change happen

A few weeks ago I headed off to Dublin to represent the Student Hubs network at the One Young World 2014…

Laura Steele

Social Action, Third Sector

From Cambridge to Pingyao: the journey so far

Our intrepid ex-Cambridge Hub Manager Emily has been crossing Europe overland since September. Here, she updates us on the places…

History lessons that will inspire the future of our sector

Today, we are proud to be sponsoring the launch of a new study into the history of our sector: Dr….

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

Eight years later we’re still shouting about the benefits of student social action from developing skills to supporting wellbeing to…

Zoe Conn

Social Action