Whether you’re studying or working here, there are countless ways in which you can help us reduce our negative environmental impact - whilst meeting new people, increasing your employability, and furthering your understanding of today’s most pressing issues.
Whether you want to help the University be more eco-friendly, pitch for funding to set up your own social enterprise, get the skills needed to launch a career in the third sector, or learn more about the issues that matter to you - the Hub’s the place to be!
Sustainability at the Students' Union
There are a range of Volunteering and campaigning opportunities to be found at the Students’ Union, or Bristol SU as it’s called. Bristol SU has a range of societies that focus on ethical and sustainability issues
- Sustainability within our courses
Bristol PLUS award
Gain recognition for taking part in sustainability-related volunteering, campaigning and skills training with this award from the Careers Service.
Skills for sustainability
Develop your skills with expert-led training, then put them to use by completing workplace audits - invaluable experience if you're considering a career in the sustainability, charity, or higher education sectors. A program of training will be published early in October 2017.
Help your department, lab or student residence become greener by completing simple, step-by-step actions - then celebrate your achievements by gaining a bronze, silver, gold, or platinum award.
Sustainability in our labs
Whether you're a student, academic or technician, there are many ways in which you can reduce the direct environmental impact of your scientific research - there are many levels of involvement, from simply being aware of sustainable behaviour to gaining Green Lab Certification status.