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You’ve joined a community that’s no. 1 in the UK for sustainability. To be more actively involved, check out our website: https://sustainability.glos.ac.uk/students/
Knowing what’s going on in the world is a great first step to making a difference. Try following Global Goalson twitter, or downloading a news app to your phone.
Girls as young as 6 believe brilliance is a male trait. Recognize sterotypes, avoid them, and education others about them.
It offers skills development and volunteering opportunities with local organizations interested in making a positive local and global impact.
Think something needs to change in your community? Get in touch! You could use SimOn, social media, or email direct.
Maybe you could try the Refugee Support Society, RAG (Raising and Giving) or the Volunteering Society. https://www.yourstudentsunion.com/societies/
Whether in the workplace, streets, home or the online space, raise your voice against it and report it. See SU harassment pages for info.
UoG donated 1325 bags of goods to the British Heart Foundation last year worth around £18,550, via the big red bins on campus.
Make friends, have fun, learn new skills, get great exercise and grow great grub. Visit the Edible Garden at FCH or community allotment at Park.
Make friends, have fun, boost employability. Check out the SU volunteering pages or Volunteering Gloucestershire: http://volunteerglos.org.uk/. Don’t forget to #Bankit
Local foods are often more nutritious as they are consumed closer to harvest. Download the ‘MiLarder’ app for all the farms, markets and shops in Gloucestershire.
Support local businesses and cafes. Try 19 of the best independent coffee shops in Gloucestershire.