Blog Posts

Student Arianna Gialletti (MSc Climate Change and Environmental Policy) showcases their learnings from a recent Sustainability Careers Panel event, hosted by the Sustainability Service. Sustainability is such a wide field, and people studying sustainability-related and non-related courses can face challenges in understanding how they can pursue their passion for sustainability...

Jessica Ho (BSc Environmental Science) talks about a project she is currently working on with the School of Earth and Environment to try and decolonise the curriculum and amplify Black, Indigenous, and people of colour (BIPOC) voices. Where did your interest in this project come from? At the start of...

Student Sustainability Architect, Ariane Far, talks to us about her personality and personal interests, and how this shapes her sustainability work and her role with the Sustainability Service. One word to define myself Advocate (INFJ) I am a true Advocate, or INFJ, which stands for the Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, and...

Hi! I’m Ellie, a final year BSc Geography student, and one of the Community Reps at LUU. May 8 marks World Fair Trade Day 2021 and this year, the World Fair Trade Organisation is focusing on how we can #BuildBackFairer following the Covid-19 pandemic.  So, what is Fairtrade all about?...

We’d like to say a huge well done to all our Blueprint teams, who have been working extra hard to deliver on sustainability over the past year. As part of our regular case studies on Blueprint teams, this month we’d like to welcome three new teams to the community and...

The team at the Careers Centre have shown how anyone can work with colleagues across the university, and with suppliers, to find sustainable solutions for events and activities. Although the Coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to in-person events over the past year, prior to this the careers service held...

Clare Sach (BA Geography) tells us about her experience of a remote work-based sustainability placement at Opera North during national lockdown. The University of Leeds offers its final year Geography students the opportunity to enrol in a Professional Development Project. The module allows students to work in collaboration with academic staff...

What is an Active Travel Neighbourhood? The ambition Consultation Have your say! Feedback so far Implementation and review Get involved in local travel decisions What is an Active Travel Neighbourhood? You may have noticed some changes around the Hyde Park area recently, with the addition of physical measures such as...

Hi! I’m Caitlin Harris, one of the Biodiversity Ambassadors at the University. Living in the centre of a built-up city such as Leeds, I am always surprised to hear birds outside my window. As lockdown continues it can be easy to find ourselves lost in the digital world, essay writing,...

Sara Jones (Medicine) discusses her project on the impacts of COVID-19 on the use of disposables in Medicine and Healthcare programmes at the University of Leeds. What is your favourite thing about the University of Leeds? My favourite thing about Leeds is the tight-knit student community and abundance of societies...