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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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‘A major milestone’ – University achieves EcoCampus Platinum

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog by Greg Sandford, Carbon Management  Communications Lead The University now sits alongside some of the world’s leading companies – including Rolls Royce and Lloyd’s Register – having reached the international standard for environmental management. The institution has been awarded EcoCampus Platinum, following almost three years’ work to implement the environmental management system (EMS) and an […]

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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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What attracted me to the Sustainability Action internship programme?

By Bethany White |

What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainability is probably one of the most fashionable current buzzwords. Most of us will immediately conjure up images of everyday environmental issues – the most common of these being climate change, recycling, low energy use and general ‘greenness’. Indeed, these are very real issues which our generation faces. During […]

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Overwhelmed by sustainability? Reflections on Interdisciplinary Research Week and why you don’t need to know everything.

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog by Amy Nicholass, Student Sustainability Champion Do you ever feel that sustainability is an overwhelming concept? No one can really be expected to know the environmental, social and economic impacts of their activities, you can’t possibly be good at all of those disciplines simultaneously to make an informed decision on action, right? Well, […]

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