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Highfield Campus BioBlitz

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog post by Oliver Cockroft, BioBlitz Intern On Wednesday 8 June the annual Highfield campus BioBlitz event took place. The aim of the day was to record as many different species present on the campus as possible. In recent years, the total number of species has been over 300. To aid in the species […]

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BioBlitz 2015: Hundreds search for Southamptonā€™s wildlife

By Julia Kendal |

On Saturday 5th June over 200 peopleĀ gathered on the University’s Highfield Campus to hunt for local wildlife. The Southampton BioBlitz brought together the public and wildlife experts to search for and identify mini-beasts, birds, bats, plants, moths and much more on the University campus and adjacent area of the Common. To mark the beginning of […]

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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 SustainabilityĀ so they couldĀ become experts and ambassadors for the student population. The workshop was a great success, and fantastic ideas were shared. […]

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Hundreds from the community survey biodiversity on campus

By Julia Kendal |

On the 13th and 14th June, the first ever Southampton BioBlitz welcomed over 100 people onto the Highfield Campus to explore local biodiversity. Local experts and university scientists helped nature lovers from around the city take part in the surveys and to understand local plant and wildlife. The event began with a bat walk on […]

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Sustainability Week – and a whole lot more!

By Jessica Lobo |

February has been a busy month so far for sustainabilityĀ at the University, and with the HEA Conference on Educating Global Citizens being hosted here next week, the excitement is far from over! Kicking off the month with Sustainability Week, the Ethical and Environmental committee organised a week full of activities at the Students Union. Games […]

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