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Students Sustainability Hackathon

Would you like to be involved in shaping the future of student sustainability at Loughborough University?

On Friday 23 February, all students are invited to join this exciting and exclusive opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals from across the University to co-create ideas in answer to the question: How can students take collective action for sustainability on campus?

This event is open to those with an interest in sustainability and anyone with a desire to network and contribute to something special.

Taking place in the Loughborough University Stadium from 9.15am-12.45pm (followed by lunch), the event is free to attend and refreshments including a buffet lunch will be provided. There is limited capacity so please register your interest as soon as possible.

The Student Sustainability Hackathon gives you the chance to voice your opinion and pitch ideas to some of the key figures at the University. Bringing together students, the Sustainability Team, and University academics, in a one-off event to get creative and be proactive in thinking about the future of sustainability at the University, but also how our role as a university impacts the natural world and the global community.

You will have the chance to develop a range of skills by:

  • Increasing your understanding of sustainability (climate change and net zero) not just at university level but also on a global scale
  • Collaborating with other students to map and explore your ideas
  • Pitching proposals to important University contacts
  • Create social media content, such as a video to promote your ideas

These are great ways to develop skills that could make you stand out to future employers as well as inspire the next generation of students.

The aim of this event is to engage students in collective sustainability action, which is becoming increasingly important for us all to address given the current climate crisis. The Students Sustainability Hackathon supports the University’s strategic theme of limiting environmental impact and climate change and achieving net zero.