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.
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…
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…
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….