The Students Union works closely to support the University in all its sustainability activities and has had some big successes of its own including:

  • NUS Green ImpactGold Green Impact status since 2011.
  • Finalist in the UK Green Gown awards for student sustainability initiatives and campaigns.
  • One of the first Student’s Unions to form its own allotment society.
  • Fairtrade status – all University clothing in the SU is bought from Epona, a Fairtrade, Fairwear and WRAP certified clothing company owned by the National Union of Students.
  • Awarded £289,790 from the NUS Green Fund in 2013 to deliver ‘Greener Gloucestershire’; a 3 year project with 5 strands of student led sustainability activities across campuses and in the community.

Get Involved

Students' Union

Help deliver Green Impact in the Students’ Union and to organisations in the community.

Contact Linda Farrall, Membership Services Manager for more details.

Students' Union

Be a global athlete – Get involved with sustainability through your university sports club. Global Athletes is encouraging sports teams to have a positive influence on the local and global community and in their practices via an inter-sports club sustainability competition.

Contact the sports officer for more details.