Sustainable Development Programme

This an Environment Team-led programme which gives you the opportunity to learn about sustainability issues, and how to resolve them for future development.

Outline of Programme

  • Starts annually in October.

  • You attend 3 workshops (1 Saturday, 1/2 Sunday, 1/2 Wednesday) in November where you will cover various topics of sustainability, communication training, People and Planet presentation.
  • You will work in small groups to plan and hold a day of action on campus (Go Green Week).
  • You will also complete 15 hours of volunteering by mid-April with the Environmental Action Society and/or Hungry for Change. You can start as soon as term starts.
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How to apply?

Applications will open at the start of the academic year. Please follow the Environment Team Facebook and Twitter page for updates.

You can do the Leicester Award with the Sustainable Development Programme, you need to apply to both if you wish to do so.

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What is Go Green Week?

Go Green Week is a week of Green Action that takes place on campus during mid February. People and Planet run this national week of action to raise awareness on university campus's about sustainability issues that affect them. This year we will be letting you decide when you hold your day of action, any day in term time between December - March. We've had some great action days in the past, from a Zumbathon to Biodiversity Bingo. It's great fun and is well worth all the hard work put in!

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