Tag: Environment & Sustainability

Tackling the Climate Crisis Through Community and Collaboration

Amy Cotterell is a Biochemistry undergraduate student studying at the University of Bristol. In this paid student writer blog, she outlines what type of news and events have shaped her desire to tackle climate change, and why she believes working with our community and collaboration is the best way to make sustainable and environmental change. 

Engage for Change in Wales: Jay’s Reflection

Student Hubs has recently branched out with its Engage for Change programme, running a six week pilot in collaboration with the Open University in Wales. This is part of Student Hubs’ new strategy which involves doing more project-based and discrete work with university partners alongside our traditional Hub model.  

November News!

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

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

Student Solutions in Sustainability: Spotlight on Engage for Change

Our Engage for Change Programme Manager Laura Barr reflects on our case study of Engage for Change, our sustainability incubation programme at the University of Cambridge which is being featured in the Universities UK Conference on the Climate Crisis.

Laura Barr, Engage for Change Programme Manager

Education, Environment & Sustainability, Social Action, Uncategorized

From Fresher to Graduate with Southampton Hub

My first encounter with Southampton Hub was as a fresher at the Bunfight (a local term for Societies Fair). I…

Minding the Gap: Lessons from the Oxford Forum for International Development

This year’s Oxford Forum for International Development was centered around understanding the gap between the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and…

Tour des Hubs: One Month On

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the Tour de France – lots of hills, plenty of lycra, a few drug…

My Social Action Journey

It’s hard to pinpoint precisely where my social action journey began. Perhaps my parents would claim it was as a…

2015/16: Our Impact So Far

As 2015 draws to a close, here is a round-up of our latest impact and spotlights on some of our…