In my final term as a student at the University of York, I resolved to spend absolutely nothing. On anything. I was inspired by Jen Gale’s year of spending nothing. Sustainability – financially and environmentally – has grown from an interest to a vocation for me. And as I leave university, I’m keen to start … Continue reading What I learned from spending nothing at university
Hello! My name is Lucy and I’m a postgraduate studying Sustainability Studies at the University of York. I love being part of the Environment and Geography Department because there are so many experts to chat to! In my blog post I’ll talk about what sustainability is, how it relates to students and what the university is doing to be more sustainable. This includes some of the activities you can join in with to be more sustainable. As young people there’s a lot of pressure on us to lead the fight against climate change. University is a great time to explore these topics with lots of guidance from people who’ve been there, and to add your own perspective. So I hope that this helps you to find out more about sustainability and see how it relates to you!
Hi, my name is Charlotte and I am a second year Sociology with Criminology student at the University of York. In this blog post, I’m going to discuss how you can make your packing list for university as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible. Let’s get started! Reduce, then Reuse, then Recycle When thinking about … Continue reading Packing for university (sustainably!)
The University of York is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is a leading global higher education and research network made up of 23 universities, spanning 15 countries on six continents. WUN has announced a special international network development program for early career researchers (including PhD students) under the theme of developing the next generation of research … Continue reading International Development Program for Early Career Researchers