Tag: Social Action

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


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.


Disability Representation Matters, This is How We’ll Prove It

Alumni Ambassador Aaron Lee and Network Operations Manager Sophie Payne share learnings from their recent conversation about representing and platforming disabled voices.


Tackling intergenerational loneliness through LinkAges

This year the theme of mental health awareness week is loneliness. At Student Hubs our LinkAges programme reduces loneliness in communities through fostering intergenerational friendships

Sophie Payne

Impact, Social Action


Social Innovation Programme: Personal Inspiration and The Many (Hidden) Benefits of My SIP Journey

University of Cambridge and Cambridge Hub student Lucy shares the final 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 SIP looks like from a students’ perspective, including the expected and unexpected benefits of the programme for students.


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.


International Women’s Day: Empowering Young Women

To mark International Women’s Day 2022, Programmes Manager, Farah Nehmé, shares Kingston Hub’s impact through Empower this year. Supporting young women to achieve their potential through near-to-peer mentoring and dancing.

Farah Nehmé

Community, Social Action


Our 2020-21 Impact Report

We are delighted to share with you our impact report, in this blog read about three students who made a difference in 2020-21

Sophie Payne

Impact, News, Social Action