Green Gown Awards 2016 Student Engagement The Students’ Union at UWE Highly Commended

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The Green Team - #ThinkGreenBeGreat

Dream big, inspire change. The Green Team are a group of University of West of England, Bristol (UWE) students that have a shared interest in sustainability and are passionate about exploring ways to create positive change on campus and in the Bristol Community.

Being part of the Green Team allows our students to be involved with and lead an exciting programme of events, training, activities, talks, workshops, volunteering and provides support to set up student-led projects.

The Green Team work with the Sustainability Officer to hold the University and Students’ Union to account over its Sustainability agenda, ensuring we achieve your strategic goal of “embedding sustainability in all that we do.” In 15/16, over 1,500 students have engaged with the programme and in partnership with UWE, have been awarded the NUS Responsible Futures Accreditation.

Top 3 learnings

1 Our students in UWE are passionate about the issues and relish opportunities to connect, engage and lead

2. Our students are the best ambassadors for the programme, they are inspirational to staff and peers to inspire real change

3 We have undergone a culture shift as an organisation to collectively take responsibility, due to the policies and activities lead and designed by our students – they challenge and push us continually.

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