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.

 

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…


Can Students change the way our generation thinks about Mental Health?

I am a PhD student at Oxford University and I’ve been volunteering in the area of student mental health for…


SVW 2013: Volunteering at home and abroad

International Volunteering is an increasingly popular way to see the world for young travellers. Volunteering locally before you go is…


SVW 2013: Volunteering and the Big Society

Student Volunteering Week is a nationwide celebration of student volunteering, taking place from the 11th to the 16th February. At…

Rachael Corbishley

Policy, Social Action, Student Voice


SVW 2013: Celebrating student volunteers

For many people, student volunteering has become a concept consigned to earlier decades of revolution, free love and CND marches….


10 songs to make Social Change to

Be sure to check out 10 more songs to make Social Change to for even more inspiration, and if you’re…

Laura Steele

Social Action


11 reasons to work at Student Hubs

It’s that time of the year again and we’re looking for our new graduate team – 10 people who will…

Sara Fernandez

Social Impact Careers