This site was launched on 1st February 2017 – More blog posts coming soon!
Do you have an idea for a blog post about how NTU is working towards achieving this goal? We would love to hear from you – email GreenAcademy@ntu.ac.uk.
OVER 10 YEARS OF FAIRTRADE AT NTU
NTU is proud to be a Fairtrade University. Over the years, we have worked to inform our staff and students about the benefits of buying fairly traded products, enabling them to make an informed choice about the ethical value of what they buy. Some of the events we have run include a Fairtrade banana giveaway, a bake-off competition, afternoon tea parties, a t-shirt design competition….
THE WORLD WIDE TRIBE- INSPIRING SOCIAL CHANGE THROUGH GRASS ROOTS MOVEMENTS
Hi, I’m Jaz, the founder of The World Wide Tribe, a non-profit organisation based on the belief that we are all members of one tribe, the world is our home and we should all share it accordingly. Through creative storytelling, photography, film and art we hope to inspire people to take action and to use their own skills and experience to be the change they wish to see in the world…
AIESEC: THE WORLD’S LARGEST YOUTH-RUN ORGANISATION
AIESEC is the world’s largest youth-run organisation. Founded in 1948, AIESEC is now present in over 126 countries and territories and is still growing. Over 70,000 students and recent graduates, each year, in over 100 countries manage an organisation that facilitates tens of thousands of international exchanges so that young people can experience and understand cultures other than their own…
FOODSHARE: GROWING TO GIVE
Our ‘Foodshare: Growing to Give’ allotment project was set up to provide a great volunteering opportunity for both staff and students at NTU! It gives everyone the chance to grow nutritious food while working with one of our local organic food specialists….
IT ALL STARTS WITH YOU
The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to ‘end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all’. A daunting task really. Seeing all these different goals and the 169 specific targets associated with each of the 17 goals it is hard not to feel overwhelmed with the responsibility an active contribution would bring. And what can one person do anyway…
3 SIMPLE WAYS TO BE A MORE SUSTAINABLE STUDENT
The focus of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is of course sustainability, but what does this really mean and how can we help to work towards these in our day to day lives? In this blog post I wanted to offer some of the easier ways that students can help to make a build a more sustainable future…