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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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Taking Control of your Mental Health and Wellbeing

Living sustainably means taking care of yourself and others as much as it means caring for the planet, so this blog is full of useful links and practical tips for taking the reins on your mental health and…

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Live Smart Tackles Health & Wellbeing

Wellbeing- something we can all get on board with Preventing and treating substance abuse, providing universal sexual and reproductive health care, and decreasing road injuries- these are just a few of the United Nations’ targets for 2030 surrounding…

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#TeamGlos – How the Live Smart Community theme made a difference!

Hello, readers! It’s easy to get caught up in our own busy lives sometimes, and when you raise your head to look at the community around you, it turns out there’s a fair bit going on. That’s what…

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The Long-Awaited Community event

Book your place here It’s almost time to round off and celebrate all of your contributions to the community with our end of theme event on April 3rd. Allow me to share some details… You’re great – celebrate!…

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