Tag: Community

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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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