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.


Joint statement from Student Hubs and the University of Winchester

Student Hubs and the University of Winchester wanted to share a joint statement about the future of our partnership together, the closure of Winchester Hub, and the next steps we are taking together.

Student Hubs and the University of Winchester

Higher Education, News

Disability Representation Matters, This is How We’ll Prove It

Alumni Ambassador Aaron Lee and Network Operations Manager Sophie Payne share learnings from their recent conversation about representing and platforming disabled voices.

June Digest

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

Sophie Payne

Alumni, News

Being Motivational in May

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

Unsal Kaynak

Alumni, Community, Impact, News

Fiona’s 15 for Student Hubs Challenge

As part of our fundraisers this year, we’re sharing stories from our #Team15 who are taking on the 15 for Student Hubs Challenge. You can read Sophie and Sorcha’s story about their 15 hour walk here, and below our Partnership and Development Director Fiona talks more about the inspiration and training she’s been doing for her challenge. 

Fiona Walsh

Impact, People and Culture

Tackling intergenerational loneliness through LinkAges

This year the theme of mental health awareness week is loneliness. At Student Hubs our LinkAges programme reduces loneliness in communities through fostering intergenerational friendships

Sophie Payne

Impact, Social Action

Being Ambitious in April

Can you believe it’s been two years since I wrote the first Alumni Digest? Every month it’s a great opportunity…

Sophie Payne

Alumni, News

15 Hour Walk for Student Hubs

Bristol Hub Manager Sorcha and Network Operations Manager Sophie are taking on a mega challenge to raise money for Student Hubs. Read the blog to find out more!

Sorcha Young and Sophie Payne

Community, People and Culture

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