Student Capital: Green Capital: Unleashing the power of students for sustainability

  • Willmore, Chris J (Principal Investigator)
  • Longhurst, James (Co-Principal Investigator)

Project Details


Exploring the methodologies and impact of student mobilisation to contribute to sustainability transformations in a city as a trans university project, funded b yHEFCE Catalyst Funding, in partnership with UWE as a joint project.

Layman's description

mobilising students to deliver 100,000 hours of volunteering for sustainability in Bristol during Bristol 2015 (Green Capital), building a resource for other institutions and a longer term on line tool for partnership development.

Key findings

To date the project has mobilised over 50,000 hours of volunteering in the first six months. Whole institution approaches using a networked model have a surprisingly rapid impact and appear more sustainable than more discrete point models, increasing transparency for students and community partners
Effective start/end date1/01/151/07/16


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