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.
If you would like to connect with other EAUC members interested in student-related behaviour change, join the EAUC's Embedding Positive Attitudes and Behaviours Community of Practice. This group is for EAUC members only. Find out more.
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.
University of Cambridge's 201920 Environmental Sustainability Report
Lifting the lid on period poverty in higher education: a student engagement perspective
Sustainability Leadership Scorecard (SLS) Annual Report 2020
STUDENT: Emma Kidd, Glasgow Caledonian University
STUDENT: Margaret Jennings, Goldsmiths, University of London
STUDENT: Charlotte Evans and Millicent Sutton, University of St Andrews
STUDENT: Meggie Eloy and Carla Field, University of Leicester
Cibele Machado Fontoura, Kingston School of Art
Nalinee Netithammakorn, De Montfort University
Powering ahead with a low carbon supply
Nurture and Grow: Connecting people through nature
Plastic Free LSE
It’s Time for Change - What will yours be?
Green Move Out and Student Volunteers
BLC: Keen to go green!
Empowering the next generation for a sustainable creative sector and beyond
OfS Challenge Competition: Achieving a step change in mental health outcomes for all students This Challenge Competition encouraged universities and colleges,...
Extinction Rebellion Takeover - Creatives prove that change can happen
Collaboration: Learning and sharing together
A Rounder Sense of Purpose
Collaborations for Change: Integrating the SDGs in Further and Higher Education
Sustainability by Crowd - Using crowd research technique for making a more sustainable campus
Girls in Energy - A catalyst for change
Finally! Success with remote teaching and learning
Learning English through sustainability: Teaching international students English for academic purposes using the SDGs
Housing Futures - Sustainability skills at the centre of learning for future housing professionals
Warwick Enterprise: Summer Programme 2020 - Inspiring UNSDG innovators
SERC Sustainable Student Enterprise
Young Enterprise: How entrepreneurship and sustainability combine to form the DNA of successful start-up businesses
Educate to Innovate: Developing and sustaining Female Food Entrepreneurs
Creating a Sustainable World through making
A second chance for single-use lab plastics
Our future is in our hands
Greening our Campus and City
Campus Transformation - A campus for the 21st Century
Future Graduate Skills: A Scoping Study
How to make a cup of (sustainabili) tea!
Catering for Life
Changing for good
Small changes for significant impact on sustainability
Drastic and fantastic plastic reduction
Nudge LSE to plant-based options
City grows green
Cup, cup “n” away!
Accelerating Education for the SDGs in Universities’ from Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
Lifting the lid higher - Changing student attitudes and behaviours towards recycling and waste
Thought piece that forms a helpful baseline of the values and responses that run deep in Gen Z and therefore brings great value in understanding and therefore helping to shape...
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 cafι 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,...
Girls Paint Africa Green Girls Paint Africa Green (GPAG) is a non-profit African Hub of young girls. Females in general with male support united primarily to embark on...