25 universities share £5m HEFCE sustainability funding

first_img The NUS received applications from 105 unions.Andrew Smith, Head of Sustainable Development at HEFCE, said: “We are delighted with the response to Students’ Green Fund.  It shows that students are committed to sustainable development, and the projects will make an important contribution to universities and colleges.” Howard Lake | 15 August 2013 | News  12 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The National Union of Students (NUS) has announced the 25 universities that will receive a total of £5 million for environmental sustainability projects.The Students’ Green Fund is managed by the NUS for the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The student-led environmental sustainability projects will be run through students’ unions in partnership with their parent institutions. Projects funded range from the sustainable food focus of ‘Sheffield on a plate’, to the community focused ‘Guerrilla Gardeners’ in Newcastle, and Staffordshire’s ‘Green Pad’ on sustainable housing. They are expected to engage over 50,000 students over the next two years. Advertisement 25 universities share £5m HEFCE sustainability funding AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

first_img The NUS received applications from 105 unions.Andrew Smith, Head of Sustainable Development at HEFCE, said: “We are delighted with the response to Students’ Green Fund.  It shows that students are committed to sustainable development, and the projects will make an important contribution to universities and colleges.” Howard Lake | 15 August 2013 | News  12 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The National Union of Students (NUS) has announced the 25 universities that will receive a total of £5 million for environmental sustainability projects.The Students’ Green Fund is managed by the NUS for the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The student-led environmental sustainability projects will be run through students’ unions in partnership with their parent institutions. Projects funded range from the sustainable food focus of ‘Sheffield on a plate’, to the community focused ‘Guerrilla Gardeners’ in Newcastle, and Staffordshire’s ‘Green Pad’ on sustainable housing. They are expected to engage over 50,000 students over the next two years. Advertisement 25 universities share £5m HEFCE sustainability funding AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

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