Tag: Student Voice

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


5 Reasons a Social Impact Internship is the Best Way to Spend Your Summer

Although Student Hubs’ Social Impact Internship Scheme is no longer running there are still ways you can gain skills and…


Top Reasons To Do A Voluntary Summer Placement

When I was faced with the daunting prospect of over 3 months to fill this summer, I figured I should…


From Fresher to Graduate with Southampton Hub

My first encounter with Southampton Hub was as a fresher at the Bunfight (a local term for Societies Fair). I…


Minding the Gap: Lessons from the Oxford Forum for International Development

This year’s Oxford Forum for International Development was centered around understanding the gap between the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and…