Author: Liam Harris

Liam is a third year student at University Of Worcester, studying Journalism with Media & Cultural Studies. He contributed to various printed and virtual publications in the first two years of his University degree. He hopes to able to use the skills he has developed during his studies he has developed during his studies to contribute to the publicity of sustainability issues in the local area.

Skills For Tomorrow: Friday Round Up

Around 150 pupils from schools in the region took to Riverside campus to learn about sustainable projects, as the Skills For Tomorrow event entered its second day. Students between 11 and 14 from Baverstock, River School, Christopher Whitehead, The Chase and Perry Beeches attended the day, where a range of a different workshops and stalls were available to help them learn about… Read more →

Skills For Tomorrow: Thursday Round up

The Skills For Tomorrow event kicked off in style earlier today, as students from Birmingham, Herefordshire and Worcestershire schools were given the chance to learn about issues of sustainability in businesses, the ‘green’ economy and careers. The event took place at the Riverside campus of the University of Worcester and saw dozens of children aged between 11 and 14 take part in… Read more →

Are We Giving Students Enough Control At Our Universities?

With a record number of students wanting to see sustainable methods promoted in their studies (as well as getting a well-rounded education), are universities following through with the wants and needs of the people they teach? In the age of sky-high tuition fees, there’s a worry about if institutions are becoming solely involved with getting you a job at the… Read more →

Fossil Fuel: Divest Uni’s £5.2billion

£5.2 billion. That’s a huge amount of money, no matter how you look at it this. Unfortunately, this astronomic figure is the amount that British universities puts into the fossil fuel industry. This, however, this attitude is changing for the better. There’s an increasing movement to take this huge investment out of this unsustainable industry, a practice that is known… Read more →

Go Green Week – Repair Cafe

As part of the final day of University of Worcester’s Go Green Week events, which focused on promoting sustainable initiatives to students, Friday saw the volunteers from Malvern Hills Repair Café take over the SU in the afternoon. The theme of the final day revolved around recycling and the re-use of household good and , along with the Igloo build… Read more →