Category: Student Blog

How to travel more sustainably and get to your lectures 21x faster

How to travel more sustainably by University of Worcester student Joseph Foster (Words and Digital Media) How to travel more sustainably Everyone wishes they could get to where they are going just that little bit faster. In our city, we’re really not much different. Congestion has been an issue in Worcester for a long time and it has a negative… Read more →

Learning about Sustainability and Cooking Pizza

Sustainability learning by cooking pizza in a wood fired oven During our training as Residential Life Team members (RLT),  were introduced to the significance and impact of the Sustainability, by the University of Worcester sustainability department. Giving us the chance to develop our skills for maintaining and protecting the environment and importantly making a positive societal impact. A fun way… Read more →

Time to be craftivists!

Another workshop I attended today was Creative Activism (We are all craftivists!), which certainly appealed to me because getting a point across in a creative way is more beneficial. Inclusion was the main theme of creative activism! Stitch-ins are a very popular way of getting a point across. Stitch-in have happened when activists gathered in a busy train terminal campaigning… Read more →

Could I help to change my course?

During the Bristol Student Sustainability Summit, I had a workshop about how to incorporate sustainability into our curriculum and help change my course. Its not as long- winded as it sounds! We started off learning about how the university, the students union are all involved when it comes to sustainability, but how do we use them? We learned about the… Read more →

Painting your pathway to Green Jobs: Sustainability

Workshop number two at Bristols Student Sustainability Summit! This workshop caught my eye, not only have I now developed my knowledge about sustainability, Charlotte and Josh from IEMA’s, (The Institute of Enviromental Management and Assessment) words opened up many eyes today at the summit. Revealing the many paths we may take in my future. IEMA explores: ‘transforming the world to sustainability’ This is… Read more →

Reflections from The Eden Project visit!

On 9th October, a few from our team ventured out to the Eden Project in Cornwall for the European launch of Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS). Sir Tim Smit Eden Project creator opened the event and Jonathan Porritt both gave inspirational and rousing talks,  it was such a blessing to hear passionate words of wisdom from such renowned environmentalists. They encouraged us to… Read more →