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Sustainable Sainji

Applications now open for 2020 – apply by 28 February

The Sustainable Sainji Project is led by ARU’s Global Sustainability Institute. This page contains the practical information you will need to apply to be part of the 2020 team. All students, staff and ARU alumni are eligible to participate in this project.

Key information

Trip dates: 29 August–12 September 2020. (We may need to leave a day earlier or arrive back a day later depending on flights.)

Briefing meetings: 18 March, 22 April, 24 June 2020.



Find out more about the Sustainable Sainji Project.

How to apply

If you would like to apply to be involved in Sustainable Sainji 2020 please fill out all four forms below and send to

The application deadline is 28 February 2020.

Sustainable Sainji application form

Sustainable Sainji tutor form

Health questionnaire

Volunteer agreement

You will also need to read our terms and conditions.

Read more about what we've done to help

Sustainable Sainji project report 2019

Sustainable Sainji project report 2018

Sustainable Sainji project report 2017

Sustainable Sainji project report 2016

Sustainable Sainji in the news

In 2017, the Sustainable Sainji project was a finalist in the Green Gown Awards.

We were also a best practice case study (see page 10) in the publication Educating for Sustainability, published by the ISCN for the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.