At SUBU we are highly conscious of our impact on the environment. We have completed an NUS Green Impact Award for over 10 years and this year we received an Excellent accreditation. We also form part of the ISO 14001:2015 certification that the university submit.

 

Get Involved!

 
The Sustainability Action Hub is led by students and works to improve our local environment and raise awareness of green issues and national campaigns.
To get involved contact: subusustainability@bournemouth.ac.uk

 

SUBU and the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals form a key part of every decision made at SUBU.
 

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals for Sustainability

Specific, Measurable, Agreed Upon, Realistic and Time-Based.

Below are our Smart Goals for 2018 - 2019

SMART Action Plan on Sustainability

Specific

Measurable

Agreed Upon

Realistic (what is needed)

Time

Strategic Theme Covered

Actions So Far

To increase the reach and the student engagement in The Big Give.

 

Number of donations increased from 7.4tonnes

By- SUBU Community Team, Bournemouth Council, BU

Community Wardens to help

Better Storage

Better promotional materials to students in housing.

Summer 2019

- Understood and recognised, more accessible and approachable to all students

- Ethical and environmental

Promotion and information sharing increased.

To deliver successful, meaningful, on-going sustainability campaigns

 

Number of ongoing campaigns this year to be increased to 3.

By- SUBU Community Team, SU VP Community,  Sustainability Action Hub, SUBU Comms Team

Increase the number of students in the Sustainability Action Hub

 

Summer 2019

- A major collective force for all students

- Helping students to realise their potential

- Creating friendships

-Ethical and environmental

Sustainability Action Hub engagement needs improving and Go Green week is an opportunity.

To run an Ethical Trade Awareness Events/ Activities

 

At Least one Ethical Trade Awareness Event.

By- SUBU Community Team, SU VP Community, Sustainability Action Hub, Fairtrade steering group. 

Engage the Sustainability Action Hub with Ethical Trade Awareness.

Increase the number of students in the Sustainability Action Hub.

Summer 2019

- A major collective force for all students

- Helping students to realise their potential

- Creating friendships

- Ethical and environmental

 

 

 

 

Opportunities during Ethical Trade fortnight to achieve this through Sustainability Action Hub

To engage with the local community and include them on our Go Green Campaigns

 

To involve at least 5 community organisations/groups in our sustainability work

By- SUBU Community Team, SU VP Community,  Sustainability Action Hub

Network with the local community.

 

Summer 2019

-Ethical and environmental

Opportunities during Go Green Week to achieve this

Sustainability Motions in the Big Student Meeting                               

Sustainability Action Hub to submit motions to the Big Student Meeting.

By- Sustainability Action Hub

Engagement from Sustainability Action Hub

Summer 2019

-Ethical and environmental

- Helping students to realise their potential

1motion submitted and passed

To Achieve Green Impact Excellent in the NUS Green Impact Award

Achieve Green Impact Excellent

BY- SUBU Community Team

Community Team

Summer 2019

-Ethical and environmental

Signed up to Green Impact Award 2018/19

 

The Smart goals are reviewed each year and will be updated again for September 2019.