Tag: Social Action

Our key learnings from our 2021 – 22 impact report

We’ve collated our key reflections and lessons from our 2021-22 impact report.


OPINION: Strikes – Vehicles for Social Change and Justice

With the National Education Union being the latest group to announce strikes in the UK, we dive into why striking is an important part of social action and how you can support those taking part.

Simran and David Dhanjal-Field

Alumni, Community, Opinion, Social Action


November Digest

Here are some of Student Hubs good news headlines from the month to put a smile on your face.

Unsal Kaynak

Alumni, Community, Social Action


Purchase our Social Action Zine this #GivingTuesday

Our Partnerships and Development Director Fiona shares more about how you can support us on #GivingTuesday (29th November) by pre-ordering a digital or print version of our social action Zine, celebrating our 15th birthday with student and staff submissions on the theme ‘connecting with causes’.

Fiona Walsh and Lydia Ferguson

Social Action, Student Voice, Third Sector


Celebrating our Board this Trustees’ Week

Trustees’ Week is the perfect opportunity for us to introduce you to our Board, and celebrate the difference they make at Student Hubs.


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