Tag: Higher Education

Allison’s Perspective: It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

Allison Sia is an undergraduate student studying at the University of Bristol. She has participated in our Bristol Hub programmes and committee, and is one of our paid student blog writers, who wanted to use our platform to share her views and experiences. In this blog, she reflects on her experience learning about the importance of taking breaks, treating yourself with compassion, and not comparing yourself to others whilst at university. 


Our 2021-22 Student Impact Data on Engagement with University Course

Back in February this year, I wrote an opinion blog reviewing our mid-year feedback from 2021-22 analysing the question of how…

Fiona Walsh

Higher Education, Impact


Top Tips for Freshers

Undergrads and Southampton Hub student leaders, Nicki and Zara, share their ten top tips for university freshers.

Nicki Ashworth and Zara Campbell

Higher Education, Opinion, Student Voice


Knowledge Exchange Partnership with Leeds Conservatoire: Iona’s Reflections

Student Hubs has recently branched out with its knowledge exchange partnership, running a 14 week project in collaboration with Leeds Conservatoire to deliver the One Community Forum and other research activities. 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.

Iona Gillies with Fiona Walsh

Higher Education, News, Social Action, Third Sector


Webinar Training for 22-23 at Student Hubs

We’re excited to share an update on our training offer for 2022-23, which is replacing our webinar and workshop format. New training cycles for students and staff to attend include Student Leadership, Campaigns & Advocacy, and Innovation.


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.  


What Student Hubs Learnt from the Universities UK Student Engagement Conference

Partnerships and Development Director Fiona attended the Universities UK (UUK) student engagement conference in May, here she shares her reflections and how we’re embedding new practice at Student Hubs.


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


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.