Tag: Impact

Reflecting On Our Winter Fundraiser

Sales Director Fiona Walsh shares an update about Student Hubs’ Winter Fundraiser which finished on Friday 11th December. Our blog reflects on what we’ve done during our fundraiser, how much money we raised, and our social issue spotlights that our local Hubs have featured across the fundraiser.


Youth Disadvantage and DAC Beachcroft’s Donation to Branch Up in Southampton

Sales Director Fiona Walsh shares an update about Southampton Hub’s spotlight on youth disadvantage and our partnership with DAC Beachcroft, who have generously donated gifts and £1000 to Southampton Hub’s Branch Up programme.


Student Hubs’ One Community Forum

Sales Director Fiona Walsh shares an update about Student Hubs’ One Community Forum, an event funded by the UPP Foundation which brought together our five Hubs and external guests to discuss the issue of educational attainment and responding to Covid-19 through student volunteering.

Fiona Walsh, Sales Director

Community, Education, Higher Education, Impact, News, Student Voice


How making an impact had an impact on me – Aaron’s social action journey

I wanted to make an impact at university, by being a part of Winchester Hub I discovered a way to do just that, through developing my professional and personal skills.


Service Learning: Accessible Opportunities for Meeting Student and Community Need

Former Kingston Hub Programme Managers Annie Yonkers and Clara Johnston reflect on the impact of Service Learning on Kingston University students and community partners.

Annie Yonkers, Clara Johnston and Fiona Walsh

Higher Education, Impact, Skilled Placements, Social Action


Values – putting them into practice during Covid-19

Student Hubs share how they are integrating their values to adapt to a changing situation.

Sorcha Young & Sophie Ford

Community, Impact, Social Action, Third Sector


Winchester Hub launches the Social Innovation Programme

The Social Innovation Programme (SIP) is a 6-8 week course where students receive training and support to act as student consultants for local charities and social enterprises. Students work in teams to tackle a challenge faced by the local charity, writing a report highlighting innovative solutions the organisation can then implement.

Sorcha Young

Impact, Skilled Placements


The Real Value of Sports Volunteering: Lessons from Empower Active 

Volunteering and sports are two activities to which students often dedicate a lot of their time at university. In my…

Marina Zorila

Impact, Social Action


Should Higher Education Institutions Support Student Social Action?

The UN’s International Youth Day will be celebrated for the 20th time on August 12th. Since 1999, each year has had…


Three Things I Learned from My Social Impact Voluntary Placement

  I wanted to do my best and for that to happen I assumed the work I produced had to…

Lydia Green, 19 February 2019

Impact, Social Impact Careers, Third Sector