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!
Youth Theatre provides free theatreworkshops for children aged 7-14.This year saw them get even morecreative!In semester one, the children weretasked to create their owncharacters for their own very ownplay.The volunteers and children alsoworked towards a performance ofPeter Pan in semester two. Althoughcancelled due to lockdown, thechildren managed to do a dressrehearsal and hope to resume soonto put on a great performance."I enjoy working with thechildren and seeing theprogress that they havemade... Although I amsupervising the sessions Ithink I have more fun!"- Youth Theatre VolunteerThe Impact7 Volunteers7-16 children at each session80% agreed they are morelikely to tackle social issuesin futureWinchester Hub is a branch of Student Hubs, a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1122328.
Woolly Matters knits for social change,creating various items to help challenge asocial issue."It was relaxing andtherapeutic, and it makesyou feel good as in away you are both doingsomething positive foryourself and others."- Thea, Woolly MattersKnitterThis year saw Woolly Matters goout into the community! Runningknitting workshops with elderlyresidents at Brendoncare carehome.They also got together to knitclothes for the homeless at TrinityHomeless Shelter at Christmas,'Bobby buddies' to help withchildren at police stations, andsocks and toys for the children'sunit at the County Hospital.The Impact15 Volunteers3 Projects100% agreed Woolly Mattersenahnced their wellbeingWinchester Hub is a branch of Student Hubs, a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1122328.