Growhampton: Roehampton’s Sustainability Project

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This Exchange presentation is from the “Challenging Connections” EAUC Annual Conference 2015, presented by Joel Williams and Teresa Sheppard from Roehampton Students’ Union and Jonathan Horner from University of Roehampton and falls under the Partnership and Engagement Stream. To find more presentations and resources from this Conference, search for EAUCConf15.

Session Outline

Growhampton is a sustainability initiative funded by the National Union of Students’ Green Fund and run by Roehampton Students’ Union, working in partnership with the University’s Environment Team. Growhampton’s overall vision is for students and staff at Roehampton to embed sustainability in their everyday lives on campus and beyond. Established in September 2013 we already have growing spaces in each College and a hub for sustainability. The former provides vegetables for our weekly Farmers' Market, and the latter provides varied opportunities enabling students, staff and the wider community to engage with sustainability and have a positive impact on the environment.