Projects
Are you a student at the University of Bristol? We offer a range of opportunities for you to learn about issues, connect with each other and tackle social problems.
Volunteering
We help young people to achieve their academic potential by matching them with university student tutors. Find out more.
This intergenerational project connects students with older people to help tackle loneliness and social isolation. Find out more.
Aid Box Community (or ABC) is a Bristol-based humanitarian organisation set up in response to the continuing refugee crisis. We're currently looking for volunteers to help ABC sort donations and eventually run a free shop, which will supply refugees in Bristol with food and other necessities. Find out more.
The Youth Adventure Trust runs free adventure camps and activity days for vulnerable young people, with the aim of improving self-esteem, confidence and having fun. Find out more.
With Activate volunteers go to a local youth club every week to run fun evening activities with the young people that go there. Find out more.
We work with primary schools to run fun, interactive outdoor sessions that teach children the importance of sustainability and fosters a love of nature. Find out more.
Our student volunteers help primary school pupils develop creativity and coding abilities by running weekly sessions that children to build and play simple games using Scratch, CSS, HTML and Python.Find out more.
This project gives you the opportunity to carry out invaluable work for charities from the comfort of your own desk, whenever it suits you. Find out more
This is our pop-up food rescue cafe which aims to challenge students' perception of food waste and cultivate a more sustainable attitude towards food and consumption. Find out more.
Volunteering
Skilled Placements
The Social Innovation Programme provides students with the opportunity to address challenges in the local area by working in teams to conduct research and act as consultants for local social and environmental organisations. Find out more.
For this scheme we recruit committed, socially-minded students from across the Hub Network, and then partner them with not-for-profit host organisations where they complete a meaningful summer placement. Find out more.
The Bristol PLUS Award
Students can get recognition for taking part in extra-curricular events and projects run by Bristol Hub through the Bristol PLUS award, which is run by the Careers Service.
The Award provides a framework for students to reflect on the skills they have gained and learn how to articulate them effectively to future employers. For more details and learn how the PLUS Award could benefit you please see the Careers website.
Skilled Placements
Incubation
Our Incubation programme provides a variety of tailored support to individual students and groups starting up new projects. This includes in-person training and coaching, written resources and introductions to useful contacts.
Incubation
Critical Engagement Events
The International Development Conference connects students and sector leaders interested in global development issues, offering a space for discussion and idea generation. Find out more.
Critical Engagement Events
Partner with Us
We’re always happy to hear from potential partners. If you’d like to collaborate with us on a project or event, get in touch.
Equal Opportunities
Bristol Hub is committed to making our activities inclusive to all students. We can make reasonable adjustments to application processes, selection workshops, training sessions and other events on a case-by-case basis, so if you have particular accessibility needs, including special educational needs, please do get in touch and let us know how we can make the activity more accessible.
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