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.


Launching our Paid Blogs from Student Writers

We share a new part of our inclusion strategy, which asks students to share their ideas for pieces to be published on our national blog. All confirmed writers will be paid £40 for their submission, and all UK students and our Hub alumni are welcome to complete our proposal form.

Term One, Done

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

Sophie Payne

Alumni, News

12 Books to Read this Winter

Looking for your next great read? We’ve got you covered, check out the team’s book recommendations just in time for the winter break!

Simran Dhanjal

Education, People and Culture

Our Journey Becoming a Disability Confident Employer

With Disability History Month in full swing, accessibility and inclusion is on everyone’s mind. At Student Hubs we realise that a commitment to disabled people’s rights extends beyond the month commencing the 18th of November and instead should exist within an organisation as a consistent priority. 

Reflecting on our Winter Fundraiser 2021

Partnerships and Development Director Fiona Walsh shares an update about Student Hubs’ Winter Fundraiser’s events across 29th November to 5th December. Our blog reflects on what we’ve done during our fundraiser, how much money we raised, and how you can still support across the month of December.

November News!

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

The Power of Youth: 10 Years of Schools Plus

We believe that when young people are equipped and supported, they can shape and lead change within their communities. During #iwill Week, an annual celebration of the work young people do, we want to celebrate one of our flagship programmes: Schools Plus.

Climate Action Bristol: A Case Study in Collaborative Climate Action

Our Bristol Hub team share a case study of their skilled placement, Climate Action Bristol, and how we’re empowering students to make a difference to local businesses and climate in Bristol as COP26 comes to an end.

Lydia Green (former Bristol Hub Manager), Sorcha Young (current Bristol Hub Manager), Fiona Walsh (Partnerships Director) and Sheri Leigh-Miles (NETpositive Futures)

Community, Education, Environment & Sustainability, Higher Education, Skilled Placements

Get involved in our Winter Fundraiser – launching on 29th November!

Partnership and Development Director Fiona Walsh shares an update about our 2021 Winter Fundraiser, sharing how students, alumni and individuals can support this year’s fundraiser which is focusing on empowering the next generation and young people.

New Trustees at Student Hubs

Over the past month, Student Hubs has welcomed four new wonderful Trustees to join our board. Today, we invite you to get to know Dr. Ant Bagshaw, Sophie Ford, Emily McIntyre and Alice Wilby.