Tag: Impact

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


Reflections on Approaching Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion should be at the core of all organisation’s cultures. I have been pleased that there has been…

Fatima Iftikhar

Education, Impact, Policy, Social Action


Sport and Social Action: Making a Difference in Communities

One year into delivery and as we celebrate social action with #iwillWeek, we reflect on the success of our new sport programmes following three-year funding from Sport England and #iwill.

Catherine Mitchell, 13 November 2018

Impact, News, Social Action


Student Hubs Is Delighted to Announce That Charlie Hamilton Is Our New Chief Executive

Charlie has a strong background in the education and charity sectors, most recently as Development Director with London Music Masters,…

The Student Hubs Team

Impact, News, Policy, Social Action, Third Sector


Save the Date: Student Volunteering Week 2018

We are excited to announce that Student Volunteering Week 2018 will take place from 19th – 25th February. Entering its…