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Fairtrade

SUBU sells a number of fairtrade products in our commercial outlets and works with BU to gain the University Fairtrade accreditation.

 

Donating

232kg of food was donated to Trussel Trust by BU stduents as part of the SUBU Big Give campiagn in 2020-2021.

Reducetarian Society align with this SDG.

 

SUBU Advice

SUBU advice helps over 1200 students every year. They always promote health and wellbeing to students. SUBU also hosts events to pormote good metal health and wellbeing as part of University Mental Health Day and World Mental Health Day.

First Aid Society, Nursing Society, Occupational Therapy Society, Hang Out Society and BU Fitness Society all align with this SDG.

 

Reps

SUBU recruitsfaculty reps, who attend faculty level and university wide meetings to ensure quality education is at the top of the university’s agenda. They speak for students from their faculties by analysing SimOn data to provide evidence of students’ feelings towards certain topics.

SUBU has a wide range of academic societies that support this SDG.

 

Liberation Campaigns

SUBU have a Women's Campaign and a Trans and Non-Binary Campaign that are very active throughtout the year. We have a women's officer who sites on SUBU's executive committee.

Women in Business and Women in Engineering Societies align with this SDG.

 

SUBU

The Student Centre has an Automatic Meter System that will alert the Estate's team if their is a leak in any of the water system.

Energy and Carbon

Carbon Emissions are down 45% across campus. The Student Centre where SUBU is based is a BREEAM rated "Excellent Building".

 

Jobs

SUBU employ over 190 student workers to help with the running of our commercial operation. In additiona the Student Opportunities team recruit paid student staff to support with large campiagns, community wardens and also as volunteer leaders. All of which help to increase employability skills.

 

Buildings

SUBU reside in a BREEAM Excellent rated building. This has decreased our energy and water use.

 

Liberation Campaigns

We have SUBU liberation campaigns that include Disabilities, Accessibility and Neuro-Diverse Students Campaign, LGB+ Students Campaign, Black Students Campaign, Trans and Non-Binary Students Campaign, Asian, Arabic and Ethnic Minority Students Campaign.

Polytunnel

In February 2018 SUBU installed a Polytunnel on campus which is used by student to grow food sustainably on campus.

The Permaculture Society, Reducetrain Society and Wildlife Conservation Society align with this SDG.

 

Procurement

SUBU follow a responsible and sustainable purecurement policy. Our commercial outlets follow our plastic policy and we charge a tax on customers who do not bring in a reusable coffee cup or who purchase bottled water.

Energy and Carbon

Carbon Emissions are down 45% across campus. The Student Centre where SUBU is based is a BREEAM rated "Excellent Building.

 

Beach Champions

SUBU have student beach champions who organise and take part in regular beach cleans to protect marine life and our seas and beaches.

 

Green Loop

In February 2018 SUBU installed a Polytunnel on campus which is used by student to grow food sustainably on campus

Campus Collective, Extinction Rebellion Society, Reducetarian Society and the Wildlife Conservation Society align with this SDG.

 

SUBU

SUBU is a transparent, accountable and inclusive institution at all levels which is highlighted in our strategic plan

Forensics Society, Law Society, Politics Society and Social Sciences Society align with this SDG.

 

SUBU - BU

We work strongly in partnership with Bournemouth University and external stakeholders in our work on the SDG's.