Sustainability Committee


the Sustainability Committee


Photo of the 2019/20 Sustainability Comittee


The Sustainability Committee is an opportunity for students who are passionate about sustainability to innovate and have the power to create positive change throughout UWE and beyond.


Purpose of the committee  

Create sustainable change within UWE and the wider community through events and campaigning. The committee can also shape the sustainability practice and credentials at The Students’ Union at UWE, and the wider UWE Bristol community.


What does the committee do?

  • Create change at UWE and in the wider community
  • Develop and run campaigns to engage UWE students and staff with sustainability 
  • Hold UWE Bristol to account on sustainability practice and objectives
  • Represent student opinion on sustainability and feed this through to The Students’ Union, in addition to key UWE sustainability staff members


What can you gain from being on the committee?

  • Meet like-minded students from different faculties and levels of study
  • Develop your sustainability knowledge and skills
  • Meet key sustainability staff at UWE and learn from their experience
  • Make a positive difference and creating lasting change

If this sounds like something you'd like to be part of then see below for details!

Sustainability Committee for the academic year 2020/21

You can now apply to be part of the 2020/21 committee. If you are interested in this please send a statement of interest This should address the following areas and be no longer than one side of A4. 

  • Why you are passionate about sustainability
  • Why you would like to be part of the committee
  • What skills you can bring to the group

Click here for past Sustainability Committee meeting minutes