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Student message to educators: sustainability in the curriculum

University of Edinburgh students Sofia Velazquez Pimentel and Hanqi Feng interview fellow students about how they are taught sustainability in their programmes and what they want to see. Catrin…

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Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh

The University’s efforts to fight the climate crisis have been recognised with an international award. The International Sustainable Campus Network named the University the winner of its…

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Looking Back on COP26: Sustainable Biotechnology with Professor Louise Horsfall

In this episode of our COP26 series, Chris (@donohohoho) talks to Prof. Louise Horsfall (@lehorsfall), Chair of Sustainable Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh, about her experience…

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Sustainability Awards 2022 – A Cappella Society performance

Eloise from the University of Edinburgh's A Cappella Society introduces two songs for the 2022 Sustainability Awards Celebration, this year being celebrated on social media. The two songs they…

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Student's Guide to Climate Action

This event features youth activists, speakers and panellists who are leading the global push to tackle the climate emergency, and provide insights on how young people can take action regardless of…

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Dave Gorman: a 2022 update from Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Get involved Take action: Staff Take actions: Students Definitions Carbon: The term "carbon" is often used as a shorthand expression to refer to either CO2 (carbon dioxide) or to…

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Global University Climate Forum: a publication launch and panel discussion

What is the Global University Climate Forum? The Global University Climate Forum launched in November 2020, bringing together over 500 student activists to share ideas, learn, connect, and act on the…

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Student Residence Awards (Overview)

This video provides a brief overview of the Student Residence Awards, a joint initiative between the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability and the ResLife team. You can access the…

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Edinburgh Graduate Vision: Short Life Working Group on Climate and Sustainability in Curricula

Edinburgh Graduate Vision: Short Life Working Group on Climate and Sustainability in Curricula

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Careers for a Sustainable Future 2021: Careers for Sustainability Panel

Learn about the different routes into sustainability careers, and the diverse range of careers available. During this event, you will hear from alumni and professionals who have pursued a…

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Careers for a Sustainable Future 2021: Crash Course Communicating Sustainability

Effective communication is an essential part of making sustainable change, yet it's often something individuals and organisations get wrong. In this session, you'll learn: why communication…

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Visions for Change: Is COP26 the 'last best chance' to solve the climate crisis?

What is COP 26? COP stands for Conference of Parties, and will be attended by countries that signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – a treaty agreed in 1994.…

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Sustainability Champions Gathering - 2021

Tune in to the Gathering to learn what it means to be a Sustainability Champion and how you can make a difference .About this eventKeen to make a difference at the University, in Edinburgh or the…

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Change the world

At the University of Edinburgh, we’ve been influencing the world for more than 400 years. We take on the global challenges of today for a better tomorrow. Whatever it takes from tackling…

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Futures Thinking

We have shared insights from a range of people to try to understand what COP26 means for them and what their hopes are for this crucial international conference. They have offered an insight into…

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We make the world a better place

Find out how the University of Edinburgh makes the world a better place. Based in Edinburgh and being one of the top Universities in the UK helps. Nothing ordinary comes from this extraordinary…

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