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Considering an ‘ethical’ career?

My name is Nikki and I’m a final year undergrad student at UoG, studying Geography full time. I’m also the part-time Communications Officer for the Sustainability Team. Not surprisingly, my choice of degree and employment stemmed from my…

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5 Top Tips to Save Energy at Home

It’s time to get savvy with energy saving! A massive 22% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from energy used to heat and power our homes, much of which still comes from burning fossil fuels. Coupled with the…

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Why I made the switch to being VEGAN and my top tips for how to make the change!

Hi everyone, It’s Will from Live Smart, and I wanted to write this blog on a topic very special to me. It’s all about being vegan, why I decided to make the change and the challenges I faced…

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20 resolutions for a smarter 2022!

It’s a new year! So, if there’s ever a time to create some positive change in your life, now is surely it. We all know New Year’s resolutions can be difficult to stick by and this is often…

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Wellbeing in winter – 5 easy ways to boost your happy hormones this month

With the chilly days and evenings drawing in, leading up to winter, it’s more important than ever to take steps to keep a happy and healthy mind, especially with the added stresses of Christmas. Here are some of…

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Small things that make a big difference to your carbon footprint… they might surprise you!

I’m sure you’ve heard of COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference hitting the headlines last month. It’s a place where United Nations leaders can discuss their plans to build a better future surrounding climate change. It is…

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5 Smarter Ways to Shop this Christmas

For the earth, Christmas is not necessarily the most wonderful time of the year – but you can help! A huge amount of pollution and environmental damage is created during Christmas, such as Christmas trees (real and artificial)…

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Smart travel – how you could benefit from switching up your campus commute

As part of our new Carbon Strategy, we are aiming to reach net-zero by 2030, and you can help us achieve this! As we are tackling all 3 Scopes of emissions in our strategy, this includes the way…

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What is COP 26 and why should students pay attention?

COP stands for Conference of the Parties. It is the world’s biggest climate conference – and the decision-making body for global climate change solutions. COP is held annually, this year it will be held in Glasgow, Scotland from…

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How to Live Smart at UoG this year

Welcome (back) to UoG where we care about you, and about the planet. I’m Will, 3rd year Geography student and Live Smart Co-ordinator and I’m here with all the student hacks to help you live a little smarter….

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