The most important aspect of sustainability at a university is student and staff involvement. At King’s, there are a wide array of events and initiatives to get involved with that both help King’s become a more sustainable institution and help to foster a more sustainable society through the variety of skills and experiences available.

General

Skills

  • Become a staff Sustainability Champion or student Sustainability Champion Assistant to help embed sustainability within your department, office or laboratory. There is also the opportunity to act as a Sustainability Auditor at the end of the academic year. 
  • Join one of the King’s Sustainability #TakeAction Teams and support the development of the Sustainability KEATS Module, Sustainability Conversations Initiative, and how we can support diversity further within environmental sustainability. Contact Ali Hepple to find out more.
  • Gain valuable communication and management skills by signing up to be a Listening Campaign Conversations Lead
  • Enjoy writing? Do you have a story to share or a topic to discuss? Looking to develop your writing skills? You could write a guest blog for the Sustainability blog.

Education

  • Help map out modules at King’s alongside the Sustainable Development Goals by signing up as a volunteer. This is a great opportunity to find out where environmental and social sustainability currently sits within the curriculum at King’s while building key skills such as auditing, research, and analysing data following a training by SOS-UK.
  • Shape sustainable education at King’s while learning more about sustainability by registering for the KEATS Sustainability Module pilot and Sustainability Seminar Series. 
  • There are a variety of sustainability-related courses and modules available at King’s, a sample of which you can find here. The SDG curriculum mapping will help us develop this list.
  • Interested in sustainability research? Why not tailor your dissertation towards sustainable themes? Get in touch with us if you have questions or ideas.

Careers

  • The Sustainability team is often looking for King’s students and graduates to get involved. These opportunities offer skills learning and work experience in a growing field. Keep up to date about any job openings through our newsletter and King’s careers platforms.
  • Keep an eye out for Sustainability careers information sessions and opportunities via King’s CareerConnect.

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