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The Countdown to the Sustainability Challenge Begins!

14 Sep 2018

8,000 students, 9 buildings, 1 day - The Sustainability Challenge, Tuesday 18 September 2018

The Sustainability Challenge

Next Tuesday all of our 8,000+ first year undergraduate students are being invited to take part in the Sustainability Challenge, a 2.5 hour simulation activity based on creating a new campus for the fictitious University of Millchester.

Students will work against the clock in interdisciplinary groups to develop plans for a new campus, while global responses to climate change trigger a series of 'game changing' interventions. As well as introducing students to the challenge of sustainability, the event introduces students to the kind of university Manchester is: committed to making a difference and working across disciplines to solve problems.

The Sustainability Challenge is part of Stellify. Through Stellify, we're encouraging our students to consider the opportunities they can get involved with, and helping them to see how these activities will develop their skills and experiences. The Sustainability Challenge is the first step towards achieving the prestigious Stellify Award (formerly known as the Manchester Leadership Award).

How you can help

We had an amazing turnout last year and want even more students to take part this year. We have various resources available and would really appreciate your help in promoting the Sustainability Challenge to students.

Further information

If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: egc@manchester.ac.uk