Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Make sustainability part of your studies

Help solve a real life problem at the University with your dissertation or research project using the 'living lab' approach. Learn more about social responsibility and sustainability issues by participating in the Student Pathways. Find out about doing a placement with us, and browse social responsibility and sustainability related degrees and courses.

Contribute to the University as a Living Lab

For us, treating the University as a Living Lab means using our own academic and student research capabilities to solve social responsibility and sustainability issues relating to our infrastructure and practices.

Find out if your dissertation or research project could help solve a real life problem at the University.

Find out more about the University as a Living Lab

Take part in the Student Pathways

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Students interested in learning more about social responsibility and sustainability issues can participate in new student pathways, an innovative model which encourages reflective learning.

Take our online course for students: Be Sustainable

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'Be Sustainable' is a short online course that introduces you to some of the ways you can become more sustainable.

Browse sustainability related degrees and courses

The University offers a number of degrees and courses to develop students' knowledge, skills and experience, and to enable them to contribute effectively to tackling global challenges in Scotland and worldwide.

Take the Modern Slavery awareness student training

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What is modern slavery and how can we spot the risks? Our online course for all students will improve your knowledge.