Sustainability and social responsibility are holistic activities necessitating the involvement of the entire community. For universities and colleges, students are clearly a significant part of the internal community both in terms of numbers and also in the potential that they offer. Every new intake of students offers a surge of fresh energy and ideas that can be harnessed for the benefit of all. As they are by nature a transient population they should also be considered as future change agents, as following their experiences on campus they will return relatively quickly to wider society where their impacts can continue to be felt. Students who are actively engaged with sustainability agendas as part of their student experience are more likely to emerge as graduates who are equipped with the skills, knowledge and experience that make positive contributions to sustainable development throughout their lives.
EAUC-Scotland's Community Engagement Topic Support Network (TSN) is open to all, providing an opportunity for those working in or with the further and higher education sector to share ideas and questions and to get together to hear from particular speakers or discuss topics of interest. Find out more about the TSNs here.
For this session we heard from Anya Doherty at Foodsteps about calculating carbon foot prints for food and catering outlets and Bekki Laycock on community gardens and NUS...
10 THINGS TO DO to help the Earth during Covid-19 lock down (and beyond)
Reducing carbon emissions in business through Responsible Management Education: Influence at the micro-, meso- and macro-levels
Developing students' energy literacy in Higher Education
REACH (Routes to Enhancing ACHievement)
University of Surrey is sharing good practice in the latest Staff and Student Sustainability Survey
This short webinar delivered by Sarah Briggs, Keele's Sustainability Project Officer, will explore the first Schools Climate Summit held by Keele University in July 2019....
Following on from last year's successful Cup of tea and an SDG series, timed to celebrate Global Goals Week, this year we once again brought you some brilliant...
Green Gown Awards 2019 - Megan Youngs, The University of Sussex - Finalist
Green Gown Awards 2019 - GenGreen, London College of Fashion, UAL - Finalist
Green Gown Awards 2019 - Tom Bedford, Keele University - Finalist
Green Gown Awards 2019 - James Turner, University of the West of England - Finalist
Green Gown Awards 2019 - Scott Stephens, Exeter College Technology Centre - Finalist
Green Gown Awards 2019 - Adam John Proctor, Keele University - Finalist
Green Gown Awards 2019 - James Boyd, University of Leicester - Finalist
Strathclyde’s Global Student - using Vertically Integrated Projects to make a difference through ‘useful learning’
Students ‘give it some welly’ with community conservation projects!
Engage for Change - empowering students to lead positive sustainability action
LSE Funds the future - the Sustainable Projects Fund
Weigh to Go - cutting plastic through the zero-waste shop at Keele SU
GCU_SmartTravel - sustainable travel advice for commuters
Project Plastic - putting planet before profit
Plant Your Plastics - City Goes Green
Evolving a Student Green Office
The Jo Love Soccer School
Doing it the Chester Way - Championing sustainable Palm Oil
Good food: Promoting healthy, sustainable and affordable food
Conscious food choices for sustainable living
Think Before You Drink (Ystyried Cyn Yfed)
Opening a plant-based café at King’s
Reverse vending at Heriot-Watt University: a pioneering Deposit Return Scheme
Putting planet before profit
Chilly's - helping you stay hydrated while you are educated!
Vertically Integrated Projects for Sustainable Development” (VIP4SD), brings together students from different disciplines and all years of undergrad and postgrad study to...
Following this workshop, participants will be in a position to make learning about sustainability fun and engaging by using an online mulitple-choice quiz - the Suliquiz
Local universities and colleges in Birmingham City Centre came together during summer 2018 to make plans for their first ever collaborative Green Week.
From research to practice: Developing interventions with influence. Bring Your Own Bowl (BYOB) is a food waste behaviour change and student community building intervention.
Sustainability: our sector’s current best chance of responding to the urgent demands of climate science – new report A cross-sector partnership advocating for...
Integrating sustainable inclusive social practice Gender based violence in the East End of Glasgow is a never ending problem, but Glasgow Kelvin College has committed itself...
Bring Your Own Bowl (BYOB) Bring Your Own Bowl (BYOB) is a food waste behaviour change and student community building intervention. Primarily for students based in University...
Towards a healthy and well-thought consumption for life Our proposal is based on the motivation and the will of students to be more eco-responsible, and their wish of saving...
VUW Sustainability Week: Learn to Live Sustainably In May, students at Victoria University of Wellington hosted the university’s first ever ‘Sustainability...
#ThankGoodnessIt’sFunded: The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) at UC Berkeley The Green Initiative Fund, also known as TGIF, is UC Berkeley’s campus green fund....
Learning sustainability with vicuñas in the Andes This project began in 2011. Vicuñas (Vicugna vicugna) are wild camelids that live in the altiplano of the...
ECO GINC – an ecological group activity applied in Brazilian public schools Pupils from public schools in Brazil often face issues such as bullying, lack of life...
Chiba University Student Committee for Environmental Management Systems - Sustainability activities conducted by students in cooperation with companies The Chiba University...
Adopt a River Initiative Project Engaging students both at secondary and tertiary level is crucial to achieving ESD policies at all level from local to intentional level....
Universities and Entrepreneurial Models of Students Engagement in Municipal Bio-Waste Recycling in Uganda Growing population and urbanization impact on municipal sanitation,...