Sustainability

Focus on Education for Sustainable Development

If you are beginning to think about the strategic vision of BU2025 you will be aware that within it is embedded the topic of sustainability. The fusion vison is to find ways to enrich society and for all to have responsibility for our actions that will impact the local and global environment. It is expected… Read more »

Book now for CELebrate2018

  Book now for CELebrate2018 here  In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital… Read more »

Call for papers for World Renewable Energy Congress by 15 May 2018

Final Call for Abstracts – World Renewable Energy Congress 2018 Monday 30 July – Friday 3 August 2018 Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE Price: Please see conference flyer for prices Register your attendance by email > Kingston University is hosting this year’s World Renewable Energy Congress at Penrhyn… Read more »

CEL Education for Sustainable Development Teaching Award 2018- Now Open for Applications!

CEL Education for Sustainable Development Teaching Award 2018 – Now open for applications! Images of plastics in the environment are dominating the headlines.   What do you see in this photograph that you could use, or are already using, to educate your students about the UN Sustainable Development Goals?  Depending on your viewpoint:   What are… Read more »

Sulitest: Tool to assess Sustainability Literacy now at BU!

BU is signed up to Sulitest, the first sustainability literacy tool to measure, improve and develop sustainability literacy on a global scale and to help create and inspire global citizens. The sustainable literacy test which is known as Sulitest is a global platform for developing sustainable awareness. Used in 58 countries, it is helping organisations… Read more »

Meliora: International Symposium of Student Sustainability Research – 13 April 2018 – University of Southampton

Calling for students interested in sustainability – apologies for cross-posting ===== Come and join us at the third annual ‘Meliora International Symposium of Student Sustainability Research’, held at the University of Southampton on 13 April 2018! Each year, students from across the UK and the rest of the world, attend and present their research at… Read more »

Origami workshops

CEL are extending our creativity strand to consider how the creative making process is connected with teaching and learning Origami is an ancient practice of folding paper and the Japanese form arises from ‘ori’ meaning ‘to fold’ and ‘kami’ meaning ‘paper’. Origami is practiced worldwide and you may be familiar with folded ‘fortune tellers’ and… Read more »

NUS Teach In Launch at BU

In the week of 19th-23rd February, the first national “SDG Teach In” campaign will run to raise awareness of why Education for Sustainable Development should be at the heart of HE, and help catalyse the change needed to make this happen. The Teach In is a chance to try out using the SDGs in teaching, and although… Read more »

TODAY 1st Annual MSc Green Economy conference (online) 1pm Monday 15th January

As we are aware the topic of sustainable education and sustainability are a part of the university vision. This afternoon an online conference is being run for the MSc in Green Economy in the Department of Life and Environmental sciences. You are welcome to join in with this via GoToWebinar. The link to register for… Read more »