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Diversity and Equality – can you be the change?

Feminism. Equality. Human rights, social justice and humanitarianism. These are words that often don’t first spring to mind when people think of ‘sustainability’, but for a future local and global community that’ll last and prosper, these issues are all…

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Where, Why and How to Buy Locally

Ever wondered the benefits of shopping locally or ethically? Or have you ever wanted to, but struggled as a student? Well today’s Live Smart blog features some of my best advice for taking the first few steps towards…

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A World of Opportunities

Welcome back to your ever-handy pocket guide for all things student. Today’s blog post is a whistle stop tour of why opportunities in your local community can be so beneficial for your CV and for sustainability. I’m not here to waste…

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Welcome to Live Smart’s Community Theme

We’re rolling out a new theme with a whole host of golden opportunities for you to get involved in- Including the chance to win £300! What’s The Community Theme About? Community is both local and global. It’s about…

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The End of Our Power of the Purse Theme

As Live Smart’s Power of the Purse theme is coming to a close, we thought we’d wrap up by looking back at some its highlights…. Our UoG Coffee Morning In the name of spending responsibly, saving you money…

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Smart Swaps – 5 sustainable switches to pocket those pounds!

The world is turning its attention to more responsible habits – Lidl is cutting back on plastic packaging and no longer selling plastic carrier bags, The Co-op plans to introduce compostable bags, and Iceland own brand products will…

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Food Glorious Food….

Hands up, who likes saving money? Live Smart’s Power of the Purse month has some serious thrifting hacks to keep your pockets full and your planet happy. First on the agenda? We’re talking about food – bon appétit! #1 Bulk buying…

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Helping students travel smarter

The first theme of our new Live Smart programme aimed to help students travel smarter – improving wellbeing, saving money and reducing the University’s scope 3 carbon emissions. The theme ran through October in tandem with our Annual…

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