Category Archives: Students

Retrospective on Go Green Salford 2023

Between 27/02 – 26/03/2023, we worked with Salford students, colleagues and local community members to organise four weeks of events, useful content and tips for sustainable living in Salford. Below you can find a summary of all of the events. Week

Retrospective on Go Green Salford 2023

Between 27/02 – 26/03/2023, we worked with Salford students, colleagues and local community members to organise four weeks of events, useful content and tips for sustainable living in Salford. Below you can find a summary of all of the events. Week

PlasticFreeUoS poster series by Jess Robinson

To support the PlasticFreeUoS campaign, a MA Visual Communication student Jessica Robinson from the University of Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology has made a series of brilliant posters to raise awareness of the issues related to single

PlasticFreeUoS poster series by Jess Robinson

To support the PlasticFreeUoS campaign, a MA Visual Communication student Jessica Robinson from the University of Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology has made a series of brilliant posters to raise awareness of the issues related to single

Go Green Salford 2022: round-up & resources

This year, Go Green Salford ran between February 28th – March 27th and explored four themes: Our Planet, Our Food, Our Resources and Our Nature.  Throughout the month, we saw lots of engagement and support from our students, staff and

Go Green Salford 2022: round-up & resources

This year, Go Green Salford ran between February 28th – March 27th and explored four themes: Our Planet, Our Food, Our Resources and Our Nature.  Throughout the month, we saw lots of engagement and support from our students, staff and

Godiya’s Litter Picking Journal

Some activities are hobbies to pass time while bringing joy to the doer. In one sentence I will describe litter picking as ‘a bringer of joy’ as I often feel fulfilled after I fill a trash bag, especially from a

Godiya’s Litter Picking Journal

Some activities are hobbies to pass time while bringing joy to the doer. In one sentence I will describe litter picking as ‘a bringer of joy’ as I often feel fulfilled after I fill a trash bag, especially from a

The Big Hog-Friendly Litter Pick Challenge

Litter is one of the main threats to hedgehogs living in urban environments. Unfortunately, many of them die because of it every year. To help create a safe and welcoming space for them on our campus, we’ve signed up to

The Big Hog-Friendly Litter Pick Challenge

Litter is one of the main threats to hedgehogs living in urban environments. Unfortunately, many of them die because of it every year. To help create a safe and welcoming space for them on our campus, we’ve signed up to

Can digital fashion save the planet? – by Sian Alexandria Dowdeswell

We live in a technological landscape with an excess of visual stimulation, what we know as ‘real life’ is now blurring into digital reality. Social media platforms like Instagram are entering a period where brands are relying on the platform

Can digital fashion save the planet? – by Sian Alexandria Dowdeswell

We live in a technological landscape with an excess of visual stimulation, what we know as ‘real life’ is now blurring into digital reality. Social media platforms like Instagram are entering a period where brands are relying on the platform

Second hand sustainability – by James Creighton

‘Charity shops provide a sustainable and ethical option when one wishes to dispose of unwanted clothes‘. Charity shopping is great and is definitely associated with being a positive and sustainable act, however, a recent peak in popularity and a noticeable

Second hand sustainability – by James Creighton

‘Charity shops provide a sustainable and ethical option when one wishes to dispose of unwanted clothes‘. Charity shopping is great and is definitely associated with being a positive and sustainable act, however, a recent peak in popularity and a noticeable

Go Green Salford 2021: summary and resources

In March, we ran a series of events for this year’s Go Green Salford. They followed four themes, one for each week, and aimed at raising awareness of environmental issues related to food, wildlife, waste, and climate. Throughout the month,

Go Green Salford 2021: summary and resources

In March, we ran a series of events for this year’s Go Green Salford. They followed four themes, one for each week, and aimed at raising awareness of environmental issues related to food, wildlife, waste, and climate. Throughout the month,

UoS School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology Green Gown Awards Finalists

The Green Gown Awards are the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the further and higher education sector. Established in 2004, the aim of the Awards is to show recognition for exceptional sustainability initiatives undertaken within the education sector,

UoS School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology Green Gown Awards Finalists

The Green Gown Awards are the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the further and higher education sector. Established in 2004, the aim of the Awards is to show recognition for exceptional sustainability initiatives undertaken within the education sector,

Sustainability NOW! – by Isobel Webster

Want to be trendy? Become sustainable. We can’t deny that ordering a parcel containing new clothes we have nowhere to wear in lockdown, wasn’t the highlight of the week. However, what we probably didn’t realise was how damaging fashion can

Sustainability NOW! – by Isobel Webster

Want to be trendy? Become sustainable. We can’t deny that ordering a parcel containing new clothes we have nowhere to wear in lockdown, wasn’t the highlight of the week. However, what we probably didn’t realise was how damaging fashion can