All our programmes aim to support and empower students to develop key skills in confidence, leadership, teamwork and resilience. In 2020-21:


of students on our Skilled Placements agreed that they developed professional skills from the activity.


of students agreed that participating with the Hub increased their confidence in approaching challenges.


of students agreed that participating with the Hub improved their ability to lead others to make change.

As well as supporting students’ academic experience, these skills can be applied to the workplace, with 92% of students agreeing that participating with Hub improved their ability to adapt and overcome challenges.


“Being involved with LinkAges has been a highlight of my university education. It has equipped me with valuable leadership and teamwork skills and sparked a passion for social action that I hope shall continue well beyond my time at University.”

– Jade Bruce, Bristol Hub student leader

Read more about the skills and employability development on page 18 of our Impact Report or head back to our main page to read another Spotlight!