Tag: Higher Education

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


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.


Our Webinar and Workshops for 2021-22

Sales Director Fiona Walsh shares an update about our 2021-22 offer for webinars, workshops and training for students, staff and third sector professionals, with ticketed staff webinars and workshops currently live on Eventbrite including new package options.


Student Volunteering Week 2021

Sales Director Fiona Walsh looks back on this year’s Student Volunteering Week, with highlights including our brand new webinar series, a focus on mental health and wellbeing at our Hubs, and Bristol’s One City Approach.


Reflecting on our 2019-20 Impact Report

Sales Director Fiona Walsh reflects on creating the Student Hubs 2019-20 Impact Report, including highlights from the report, the design and what we’re most proud of.