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.

 

Social Innovation Programme: Personal Inspiration and The Many (Hidden) Benefits of My SIP Journey

University of Cambridge and Cambridge Hub student Lucy shares the final blog in our series of case studies reflecting on the impact of the Social Innovation Programme skilled placement across our Hub network. This blog shares what the SIP looks like from a students’ perspective, including the expected and unexpected benefits of the programme for students.


Submit Content for our Social Action Zine – Deadline 24th April!

To celebrate Student Hubs’ 15th birthday in August, we are creating a limited edition Zine. Read more about the what, why and how to get involved in this blog.

Lydia Ferguson

Uncategorized


Social Innovation Programme: The Impact on Community and Corporate Partners

Partnerships Director Fiona and Bristol Hub Manager Sorcha share the second blog in our series of case studies reflecting on the impact of the Social Innovation Programme skilled placement across our Hub network. This blog shares the benefit of the programme for community partners and corporates.


Social Innovation Programme: A Community-Focused Approach for Student Employability

Partnerships Director Fiona and Bristol Hub Manager Sorcha share the first blog in our series of case studies reflecting on the impact of the Social Innovation Programme skilled placement across our Hub network. This blog shares what the programme is and its benefit to universities and students.


Reflections on Working at a Women-led Organisation

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Catherine and Liz take a look at what it means to work in a women-led organisation.

Catherine Taplin-Thorpe and Liz Alcock

People and Culture


March Digest

Here are some of Student Hubs good news headlines from the month to put a smile on your face.

Sophie Payne

Alumni, News


International Women’s Day: Empowering Young Women

To mark International Women’s Day 2022, Programmes Manager, Farah Nehmé, shares Kingston Hub’s impact through Empower this year. Supporting young women to achieve their potential through near-to-peer mentoring and dancing.

Farah Nehmé

Community, Social Action


A Friendly Feb in the Community

Here are some of Student Hubs good news headlines from the month to put a smile on your face.

Sophie Payne

Alumni, News


OPINION: Community-based opportunities enhances students’ academic experience

Partnerships and Development Director Fiona Walsh considers the results from our mid-year impact feedback on how our opportunities enhanced students’ engagement with their university course, and what the key themes might suggest about embedding a bold approach to community-based learning in student opportunities.


Fundraising for our 15th Birthday: 15 for Student Hubs Challenge

Our Partnerships and Development Director shares an exciting update of one of the first activities Student Hubs are planning to celebrate their 15th birthday this year, with the 15 for Student Hubs Challenge. Come join us as a fundraiser from March to June this year and support our network.