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5 sustainability lessons from Global Student Living Live 2022

For the first time since 2019, Global Student Living Live returned to the conference circuit, with this year’s event focused on sustainability in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA). Unite Students were in attendance to hear about everything from smart tech to bug burgers – so here are our key takeaways from the event.

How we’re working to improve our local communities

Designed to support sustainability within our buildings, business and the wider communities in which we operate, Positive Impact provides an opportunity to work closely with our university partners on community initiatives.

CUBO Winter Conference 2021: How we’re decarbonising hot water

Ahead of the launch of our net-zero carbon pathway, James Tiernan - Head of Energy and Environment at Unite Students - shared some of our plans for decarbonising hot water at CUBO’s Winter Conference 2021.

Student voice: What students think of our climate change survey findings

We recently shared the findings of our student survey on climate change; now, we speak to students about their thoughts on the findings, and what they're doing to be more environmentally sustainable.

Students want more action on climate change from higher education

Unite Students shares the findings of our latest student survey on climate change, which students consider to be the most urgent challenge facing society in 2021.

Net-Zero Carbon: Start with ‘Why?’

The University of Nottingham's Andy Nolan explains the move towards net-zero carbon targets in the Higher Education sector, and why it's important.

What has the pandemic taught us about achieving net zero?

James Tiernan looks at the lessons that Higher Education can take from Covid-19 in achieving net zero carbon targets.

Sustainability: What students want from the Higher Education sector

Jade Monroe from SOS-UK shares what students want from the Higher Education sector on sustainability, and how that aligns with universities' plans to become more sustainable.

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