The virtual voluntary project on sustainability and how it made my summer break more meaningful

Summer break is not only a great time for us to relax but also opens unique opportunities to learn and develop new skills and meet new people. To make my first summer break in the UK more memorable, I applied for a 3-week virtual voluntary project with the People & Planet and participated in a… Read more »

Maddy’s prize winning sculpture

This is a guest blog by Maddy Higgs, a final year MDes Product Design student. Maddy won a competition through the Bee Friendly Trust to create a unique sculpture to raise public awareness of the decline in the honey bee and pollinator population. I’m a product design student just about to go into my final… Read more »

Lets get more sustainable with fashion

Today, 17th August, marks National Thrift Shop Day, when people are encouraged to shop second hand to help their budget and the environment. As thrift store shopping is one of the best and most common methods of being more eco-conscious with your style, today is the perfect day to look at more ways you can… Read more »

Let’s save on plastic

At BU, sustainability is one of the core values at the heart of our university, to encourage a more environmentally friendly future. Here’s a few of these ways and how you can make a change as a student. Bring your own bags!!! This one goes without saying! But I know how easy it is to… Read more »

Earth Day

COVID-19 has changed our lives, from how we work to how we interact with each other and everything in between. In the midst of these uncertain times however remains annual Earth Day happening on the 22nd of April, uniting millions around the globe to inspire action against climate change and environmental damage. Earth Day 2020… Read more »

How Green are You? QUIZ

Bournemouth University is conscious of it’s impact on the environment and constantly working towards achieving its sustainability vision with the support of it’s students. It’s the little changes that can help. Current student Jade has created this how green are you quiz, so you can reflect on some of your current practices, providing tips and… Read more »