Tag: Higher Education

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.


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.


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