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Conference: Students and Businesses Transforming their City

By Julia Kendal |

Register now for a free one-day conference on Tuesday 15th September to be inspired and equipped to deliver sustainability projects and solutions.  Throughout the day we will explore how universities and students’ unions can foster a partnership approach to sustainability and the positive impacts such collaborations achieve – empowering students for action, benefiting the local community, and improving […]

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A year of sustainability action

By Julia Kendal |

2014/15 has been a busy year of action for sustainability at Southampton! Hundreds of students and staff have been involved in a diverse range of activities including: Joining with 250 people to switch off office equipment left on unnecessarily across four different campuses (in return for free hoodies and pizza!) at the Southampton Blackout. Free […]

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NUS Sustainability Roundtable: celebrating progress, spurring on to more

By Julia Kendal |

On the 18th June around 100 students and Students’ Union and university staff gathered in Manchester for the annual NUS Sustainability Programmes Roundtable. Simon Kemp and I were able to join this day celebrating a year’s activity and providing inspiration and ideas for action going forward. The parallel sessions were streamed to help people tailor […]

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What’s coming up in 2015?

By Julia Kendal |

After a Christmas break, we’re looking forward to a busy year ahead at Sustainability Action. Read on to find out more about just some of the activities coming up in the next term… The annual sustainability awareness survey will be launched in January. Take 10 minutes to complete the survey for your chance to win prizes […]

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Why you should apply for one of our internships

By Julia Kendal |

Sustainability Action is recruiting for three term-time internships in partnership with the Southampton Business Ethics and Environment Students (BEES) programme:  BEES Volunteer Co-ordinator: develop your organisation skills and volunteer knowledge by working within the BEES team to promote volunteer opportunities, help with their training and support their work in organisations. BEES Communications Assistant: support the […]

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Sabbatical Officers Sustainability Workshop

By Bethany White |

On Monday 11th August I had the pleasure of running a Sustainability awareness workshop for the new Southampton Student Union Sabbatical team. The aim of the session was to enhance each Sabbs understanding of Sustainability so they could become experts and ambassadors for the student population. The workshop was a great success, and fantastic ideas were shared. […]

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A year with Sustainability Action

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog by Jessica Lobo, Sustainability Action student representative A year on from when I first started working with Sustainability Action and it’s been a fantastic experience, not only for me, but also for the hundreds of students and staff that are involved across the campus in one way or another. From swap shops to […]

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What does Southampton have to offer YOU?

By Julia Kendal |

Calling all potential Freshers!  If you are in need of another reason to come to Southampton – in addition to the fantastic courses, brilliant sunshine and exciting campuses –look no further. We provide innovative and original ways for students to get involved in invaluable developments which address both our environmental impacts and social responsibilities. At […]

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