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

  • Lobbying for full divestment from fossil fuels
  • Finalist in the UK Green Gown awards for student sustainability initiatives and campaigns.
  • 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.

Find out more on the sustainability pages of the SU website.

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NUS Green Impact 

The NUS Green Impact programme is a national accreditation and awards scheme which helps students’ unions to improve their sustainability practice. In 2018, our Students’ Union achieved ‘good standard’. 

This year, they have committed to maintain and improve this standard. Find out more here. Contact Linda Farrall to see how you can help. 

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Get Involved

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Support your Ethical and Environmental Officer

Chloe Bench has been elected to represent student views on sustainability to the Students’ Union and University. 

Chloe says: “I’m looking forward to working on the Global Athletes initiative and getting involved with sports clubs and societies to raise awareness of the small changes we can make to our everyday life to be more environmentally friendly”

Get in touch with Chloe. 

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Join the Green Team Society

New in 2018, the UniGlos Green Team society is campaigning to reduce single-use plastics on campus, promote re-usables, and minimise food waste in the refectories. 

Get in touch with Meg Stone, society president to find out more. 

Follow the Green Team on Facebook or Twitter.

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Be a global athlete 

Global Athletes encourages sports teams to make a positive impact both on and off the pitch, competing to complete actions that improve their sustainability practice. In 2017/18 4 teams took part completing over 50 actions between them.

Contact the sports officer to find out more and get your club involved.