Make an impact at the University

As a member of the University community, there are many ways you can get involved and have an impact in your role.

Make an impact in your role
The Sensory Garden at Charles Morris Accommodation

Make an impact on the environment

At Leeds, there are a variety of ways staff and students can reduce their environmental impact.

Reduce your environmental impact
Bikes tied to a stand with the bike hub in the background

Make an impact in the community

Have a positive impact on your local community by sharing knowledge and volunteering with local organisations.

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Hyde Park Mural by Maya Cross Odemudia

Get involved

Whether you need help making sustainable changes, would like to get involved at the University of volunteer some of your time we’re here to help.

We have a huge range of opportunities for both staff and students to get involved in, including a range of events throughout the year. Alongside our regular workshops, we also hold events during Welcome week, Fresh Start Festival, Climate Week and Campus Live to introduce members of the University community to sustainability.

If you’re a staff member, you can join our Sustainability Community TEAMs channel to join in the discussion and get peer support from different people working on sustainability across the University.

Take a look below to start making sustainable changes in your life, on campus and in the community.

What can I do?

We can support you in making changes across the University. Become a Sustainability Architect, form a staff Blueprint for your department or get involved in Leeds Living Lab.
Get involved in your role
Find out more about sustainable travel options including our fantastic Bike Hub, as well as information about recycling on campus and our reuse@Leeds website.
Reduce your environmental impact
We have a huge variety of opportunities both on campus and in the community. Take a look on our volunteering page and sign up to our regular email to get the latest opportunities sent to you.
Our Positive Impact Partners and School Governors programmes help us to facilitate mutually beneficial relationships for sharing knowledge, experience and passion between University staff and our community.
Engaging and supporting communities

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

We use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework to guide our activity. Our work on getting involved is linked to all of the SDGs.

Find out more about our impact on the SDGs.