Tag: Third Sector

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.

Inspire, Debate, Change: Empowering the future through practical workshops

Just before the lockdown of 2020, two Student Hubs staff members had an idea – how do we improve political literacy amongst young people in the UK. Over the next two years, the programme turned from a conversation between two colleagues, to a fully fledged project that has engaged over 40 young people – so far!

Catherine and Will

Community, Social Action, Third Sector

Our key learnings from our 2021 – 22 impact report

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

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

Why Student Hubs started having closure weeks

From August 1st to 5th, Student Hubs is closing its doors and sending its staff on holiday for our Summer Closure Week. Read more about why we have started this policy and how it benefits our employees.

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.