Category: Community

A Review of the Energize Worcester: Phase II Project

American Students Collaborating to Combat Energy Inefficiency in Student HMO Properties For the past 8 weeks, students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the United States have been working with the University of Worcester to continue the Energize Worcester project, a sustainability project that has been going on for a few years.  The team wanted to further understand both student perceptions… Read more →

Midlands Sustainable Education Network – emerging leaders programme

The Midlands Sustainable Education Network Leaders Programme Launched at the EAUC 2017 conference and commencing September 2017 with the initial session at Coventry University, the programme will be delivered over a 10 month period with 5 delivered content sessions and 5 ‘action learning set’ sessions throughout the year. Led by the University of Worcester  this pioneering new programme will equip emerging sustainability professionals with the essential… Read more →

Environment Audit Committee – UK Government Approach to SDG’s

ENVIRONMENT AUDIT COMMITTEE REPORT ON THE UK Government’s Approach to the Sustainable Development Goals  (SDG’s). The report (published 26th April 2017)   is very critical of the UK Government’s approach. The summary states: By adopting Agenda 2030 the Government has committed itself to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals – or the Global Goals – in the UK as well as overseas.… Read more →

Energy-Saving Students’ Union Project Celebrated at House of Lords Reception

Representatives of Worcester Students’ Union’s innovative Energize Worcester project attended a reception to showcase green contributions being made by students across the country at a House of Lords reception last week. The National Union of Students (NUS) parliamentary reception celebrated the positive impact of 25 projects – all of which have been supported by the NUS’s Students’ Green Fund. Using… Read more →