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Not sure if your research contributes to Sustainability? We think it does.

By Rebecca Thomas |

Yesterday, we were out on the Redbrick on Highfield Campus asking students what their dissertation topics were, and whether they were related to sustainability. So many of you thought your ideas had nothing to do with being sustainable, that we figured we should clarify a few things!… Sustainability covers social, political, and cultural issues, not […]

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Employability opportunity #3: want to stand out from the graduate crowd?

By Rebecca Thomas |

Do you want to stand out from the graduate crowd? Need to fill gaps in your CV Skills? There are 10 top employability skills according to TargetJobs. How can you gain them?  Through getting involved in the UK’s 1st International Student Sustainability Research Symposium! 1. Communication: You want to show employers that your verbal communication […]

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Employability opportunity #2: what to expect

By Imogen Dinham-Price |

Last week in this blog I presented to you an opportunity and this week I want to write from experience. The experience being my own experience presenting at an International Symposium. Sometimes by knowing what others have experienced can put you in better stead and make you feel more at ease when doing something for […]

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Coming up in 2016

By Julia Kendal |

After the Christmas break, we’re rested and ready for another exciting year at Sustainability Action. Here’s a look at just a few of the things you can be involved in during the months ahead… The first ever student-led sustainability research conference! The ‘Educating Global Citizens’ Conference on 15th April provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate […]

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5 reasons why you should work with Sustainability Action

By Julia Kendal |

Sustainability Action has won funding to deliver the first student sustainability research symposium in April 2016 and we need your help. The ‘Educating Global Citizens’ symposium is the first academic sustainability conference of its kind – designed for students and with students. We’re recruiting for a student Marketing and Events Assistant to help us develop and […]

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A Postcard from Bristol

By Imogen Dinham-Price |

    Week Eleven on the Sustainability Action Internship: attend and present at an International Conference. ‘Yea, why not’ were my initial thoughts… …And I am very glad they were! On Monday 7th September I (along with my supervisors) took the early morning train up to Bristol, which gave me an insight to the life […]

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Sabbatical Officer Sustainability Training

By Imogen Dinham-Price |

It is that time of year again, when the ever effective sustainability training of sabbatical officers takes place, and I am pleased to announce every Sabb (bar one- they will be trained in due course!) has ‘passed’ their sustainability training! The aim of the session was to improve the Sabbs’ existing knowledge and understanding of […]

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Uplifting Ideas and the Joy of the Internet

By Imogen Dinham-Price |

Learning from an intern sounds a bit backwards, does it not? Especially after always having thought it would be the other way round. Yet for some reason, it is not the case on this internship. Although it does not also mean that the intern does the ordering of the supervisor. For one this internship builds […]

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Food For Thought

By Imogen Dinham-Price |

As I move into the fifth week of my internship, I have truly begun to see how sustainability can really implement itself across whole faculties! One of my tasks has been to engage with the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) practice and to start implementing it throughout the curriculum here at the University of Southampton. […]

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My First Week in a Collective Cloud Brain

By Imogen Dinham-Price |

As an intern there were many thoughts which began to float around my head when I first began; What shall I wear? Will I be good enough? How does my boss like their coffee? There are also many tasks I thought I would be asked to do, for example; file, smile and make coffee. Of […]

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