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Launching our community challenge!

In a nutshell…. “A great way to support the local community in line with the UN Global Goals, whilst boosting your CV and having fun along the way! All with the added perk of being in with the…

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Climate Change – What is your university doing to take action?

Since the recent climate strikes, we often get asked ‘what is UoG doing to take action on climate change?’ Universities are complex places – often with multiple campuses and old buildings. This makes climate action a big challenge…

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Climate Action – how students took on the County Council

Back in April our SU Green Team society President, Yolande Boosye was invited to Gloucestershire’s first climate summit to be the voice of youth and discuss the development of a new strategy for the county to tackle climate…

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Meet the team: Charlotte

Hello everyone! My name is Charlotte Homer and I am a final year Law undergraduate, I also happen to be President of the Opportunity Society so you might happen to see me about! I am the new Live…

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Cheltenham Climate Strike: students leading change

Hi my name is Yolande Booyse, I am the president of a student society called the Green Team and I initiated a Cheltenham representation of the Global Climate Strike on the 20th of September 2019 which was initially…

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Join the team – 2 paid student roles

Fancy a part-time job? We’ve got an incredible CV-boosting opportunity where you can earn some money, whist making a difference for sustainability on campus and in the wider community. The University Sustainability Team is looking for 2 students…

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The EAUC ‘Influence!’ conference: A student’s perspective

The annual EAUC ‘Influence!’ conference brings universities and colleges together for 2 days of activities, workshops and keynote sessions; each addressing important environmental, economic and socio-political challenges that we currently face as institutions and as a global community….

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Will our clothes be vintage one day?

This is a question that really interests me. It’s almost as if you’re trying to predict the future. With the state the world has got into, it’s hard to tell what is going to happen. I began by…

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That’s a Wrap!

The final theme of the year. Out with a bang… It’s All Been About Living Smart This year we’ve linked up with quite a few global sustainability goals, and wellbeing was no different. Global Goal 3 is about…

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5 Tips for Staying Safe at Uni

For some students, with the novelty of living alone, University life has the potential to be a bit of a minefield for physical wellbeing. The United Nations has a set of goals to improve wellbeing around the world,…

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