Student leadership for sustainability

Explore different ways for students to get involved. Have an idea for a project for social responsibility and sustainability at the University? Browse opportunities to access funding and support for students.

Climate and Sustainability Leadership Edinburgh Award (apply by Friday 20 October)

Student at graduation holding Climate Action Sustainable Development Goal 13 card
Empowering you to become a leader in climate and sustainability action by providing you with knowledge and skills.

Volunteering, student societies and cooperatives

Dirty Weekenders at work in the community
Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills and can be a positive addition to your CV. With over 250 student societies at the University, students are sure to find one to develop their skills and interests, with many focusing on social responsibility and sustainability issues.

Living Lab projects

Bristo Square and McEwan Hall viewed from the air
For us, treating the University as a Living Lab means using our own student and researcher capabilities to solve social responsibility and sustainability issues relating to our infrastructure and practices.

Sustainability in the curriculum

Find out how the University is working to allow all students to experience sustainability in their curriculum.