A New Fairtrade Universities and Colleges Standard of Students

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This workshop presentation is from the “Global Goals: Local Action” EAUC Annual Conference 2017, presented by Jamie Agombar, Head of Sustainability - National Union of Students. Jo Willis, Education Campaigns Manager - Fairtrade Foundation and fell under the People, Place and Justice stream. To find more presentations and resources from this Conference, search for EAUCConf17.

The Fairtrade Foundation and NUS are working in partnership to overhaul the Fairtrade Universities standard. The objective is to make it more challenging and impactful, as well as increasing the educational benefit of the scheme to students and staff.

This session considered what the current standard has achieved and thoughts on how the standard might change.