Tag: Student Voice

Allison’s Perspective: It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

Allison Sia is an undergraduate student studying at the University of Bristol. She has participated in our Bristol Hub programmes and committee, and is one of our paid student blog writers, who wanted to use our platform to share her views and experiences. In this blog, she reflects on her experience learning about the importance of taking breaks, treating yourself with compassion, and not comparing yourself to others whilst at university. 


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


Top Tips for Freshers

Undergrads and Southampton Hub student leaders, Nicki and Zara, share their ten top tips for university freshers.

Nicki Ashworth and Zara Campbell

Higher Education, Opinion, Student Voice


Tackling the Climate Crisis Through Community and Collaboration

Amy Cotterell is a Biochemistry undergraduate student studying at the University of Bristol. In this paid student writer blog, she outlines what type of news and events have shaped her desire to tackle climate change, and why she believes working with our community and collaboration is the best way to make sustainable and environmental change. 


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.


Launching our Paid Blogs from Student Writers

We share a new part of our inclusion strategy, which asks students to share their ideas for pieces to be published on our national blog. All confirmed writers will be paid £40 for their submission, and all UK students and our Hub alumni are welcome to complete our proposal form.


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.


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…


How Social Action Can Help You Build Strong Friendships and Communities

Eight years ago, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the International Day of Friendship on July 30th, aiming to promote the…

Marina Zorila

Student Voice