Tag: Student Voice

Committee Excellence Spotlight: Sheffield Professional LGBT+ and Allies Network

Committee Excellence Award winners at the NSVAs, Sheffield Professional LGBT+ and Allies Network, share their reflections on 2023.

The 2023 Sheffield PLAN committee

Student Voice


Development Award Spotlight: Strathclyde Speakers

Development Award runners up at the NSVAs, Strathclyde Speakers, share their reflections on 2023.

Maisie Keogh

Student Voice


National Societies and Volunteering Awards: Winners and Runner Ups

Last night, we celebrated the National Societies and Volunteering Awards at the Reading Students’ Union. Over the course of the…


Embracing Equity in our Student Activities – International Women’s Day 2023

Our Partnerships and Development Director Fiona explores the topic of International Women’s Day 2023 and the theme of ’embracing equity’ in our student-facing work, with contributions from our student committee leaders at Cambridge Hub and Southampton Hub.


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.