Renewable Energy at UCA

, May 1, 2020

Renewable Energy at UCA UCA campuses generate renewable energy from solar panels installed on building roofs at the Farnham and Epsom campuses. In October 2019 UCA signed up to a landmark renewable energy deal alongside 19 other leading UK universities. Through what’s known as an aggregated power purchase agreement (PPA) with The Energy Consortium (TEC), […]

Dissertations for Good

, April 29, 2020

Dissertations for Good NUS’ For Good platform has been created to empower students to innovate and progress environmental and ethical sustainability through meaningful research, projects and placements. For Good offerings give students opportunities to gain experience and knowledge of working in a variety of sectors to gain important employability skills and develop competencies as responsible […]

Sustainable Menstruation

, April 27, 2020

Sustainable Menstruation   Making positive environmental changes to everyday life is hard enough but when you factor in menstruation that task can become even harder. You can let go of the plastic bags at the supermarket, carry around your reusable water bottle/coffee cup religiously, switch to a plant-based diet or even become a reducetarian. But […]

Greener through Technology

, April 26, 2020

Greener through Technology Technology is a great tool for everyday life. Switching to a greener lifestyle can be hard if you don’t know where to begin. This is a list of apps that will hopefully help you in taking those first steps. From finding tap water to reducing food waste and finding out more about […]

UCA Eco Wins

, April 23, 2020

UCA ECO WINS   This page celebrates all the sustainability wins and news UCA students have achieved! If you have story that you would like to be featured here, please get in touch with our Activities Coordinator on     Building a brand: the UCA grad turning blue denim green UCA helps the NHS […]

Top Tips for Being a Sustainable Student

, April 23, 2020

  “Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”   And at UCASU we strive to do just that! We are one of only sixty-five institutions to take part in the NUS Green Impact, a national accreditation which recognises sustainability commitment. We are […]

Book Swaps

, April 23, 2020

Book Swaps You can find book exchange points in Farnham, Rochester and Canterbury. These amazing projects rely on donations from students and staff. So if you have a book you no longer wish to keep, why not bring it in and take one in return? There are lots of genres available!   Farnham The Book […]