"No one is too small to make a difference" – Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old climate activist.
Students are at the heart of our sustainability work. Find out how you can get involved using the links below, or take a look at our Guide to sustainability at ARU.
To date, students have secured the following changes at ARU:
Contact the Environment Team if you have an idea for a way to make our campus more sustainable.
In 2018-19, the Sustainability Society set up a full-day event called 'Save our World' day, designed to support students to learn more about the climate and ecological crises.
Visit the SU website to view the full range of societies on offer at ARU, or browse through the below list of sustainability-related societies.
Research from our own GSI has shown that spending time growing your own food can have a positive impact on your mental health. The wellbeing network runs a bi-monthly gardening session at the Edible Garden on the Cambridge campus. Use this map to find your way over there, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on when the sessions are taking place.
These lunchtime talks explore issues as varied as food, the fashion industry, health and wellbeing, nature and nature's value. Visit the GSI events page to find out when they are taking place.
Win up to £250 from the Environment Team to help make your club or society more environmentally friendly.
Take a look at the Students' Union volunteering pages to find out about opportunities across Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough.
Become part of an internationally recognised research institute and learn about sustainability. Find out what previous interns have been working on and how you can get involved.
Sainji is a small village at the foothills of the Himalayas. Each year a small group of staff and students from ARU visits the village to support on sustainability and other community-related projects.