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Sustainability doesn’t stop for Christmas!

By Julia Kendal |

With the end of term and the Christmas holidays fast approaching, it’s important to be thinking about the sustainability of this often consumer-focused holiday. Students on the interdisciplinary curriculum innovation module ‘Sustainability in the Local and Global Environment’ designed and produced films exploring different sustainability issues; these may help you navigate some of the sustainability […]

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Student reflections on sustainable development in higher education

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog by Lydia Butler, Jack Connors and Pippa Guest, Student Sustainability Champions On January 30th, 3 of Southampton’s sustainability champions joined Simon Kemp in attending the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s (HEFCE) consultation event in London, focussing on their recent report on sustainable development in higher education. Despite having to wake up at a […]

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The six challenges of designing social enterprise curriculum

By Julia Kendal |

Guest Blog by Pathik Pathak Thanks to the efforts of a range of institutions and individuals –most prominently Unltd in partnership with HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) – a large proportion of British universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in some shape or form. Despite the widespread interest in finding, funding and supporting social entrepreneurs in […]

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Producing a document to guide Education for Sustainable Development across all Higher Education Institutions

By Simon Kemp |

I’ve just returned from a very productive, exciting, and (hopefully) important Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) meeting in Bristol.  In my other role as Higher Education Academy (HEA) Academic Lead in ESD I am co-convening the production of a (potentially) landmark higher education document that will support individuals and institutions in implementing ESD in modules […]

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