Winchester Hub is a local branch of the national charity, Student Hubs. Our team of volunteers and staff work in partnership with the University of Winchester to support students to tackle social challenges, learn about issues and connect with each other. Read all about what Winchester Hub achieved in the 2019-20 academic year and how you can get involved!
Give it a GoGive it a Go (GIAG) is our oneoff volunteering intiative,designed for those who want tovolunteer but do not have thetime for our more regularprojects.This year saw volunteers getstuck in to a range ofopportunities including: litterpicking, river cleaning,hedgehog house building, treeplanting and serving lunches tothe elderly.During lockdown we also sawindividuals get creative, knittingbaby boots for prematurebabies at the County Hospitaland hearts for elderly residentsin isolation."I've helped to makea difference (nomatter how small)within thecommunity."- Bethany, GIAGvolunteerThe Impact72 One-off volunteersOver 5 partners forone off eventsWinchester Hub is a branch of Student Hubs, a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1122328.
Student CommitteeOur student committee is responsible for helping with ourrecruitment, daily runnings, and development of our variousvolunteering projects. This year saw 15 passionate studentsflex their leadership skills and help make our projects asuccess."Winchester Hub is a greatway for students to getinvolved in the localcommunity while doingsomething fun, I love howwe are able to bringstudents together to helpthe wider community."-Lydia, Woolly MattersCoordinatorAs well as helping us reach such highvolunteer numbers, our committee ranvarious training and events for studentsthroughout the year. This includedtrainings on Autism Awareness andSingle Use Plastics. Furthermore, theyran fun events such as halloween facepainting, Christmas card making, and aChristmas fayre. Once lockdownhappened, they remained enthusiasticand passionate - moving planned eventssuch as a dance-a-thon onto an onlineplatform where they managed to raiseover £400!"Being on the Hub committeehas given me a chance toexplore and hone in thosetransferable skills thatemployers will be looking for. Ihave been given the space toreceive coaching, trainingand advice in areascomfortable to my owninterests while advancing inmy knowledge of professionalskills and situations."- Aaron, Committee Co-PresidentA massive thank you to our wonderful committee!Winchester Hub is a branch of Student Hubs, a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1122328.