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Tuesday 20 February
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Student opportunities


Volunteer with the Environment Team and help make our university greener, time spent volunteering with us is accredited by the Student's Union Volunteering Service.

Our current volunteering opportunities are:

Green Society

ARU Green Needs YOU! Would you like to be part of an ARU Green Society? We are looking for enthusiastic students to help set up a new Green Society and become green ambassadors for ARU. We will help with training, expertise and funding for the Society. If you would like more information or to get involved please email us.

Coursework/research opportunities

If you would like to investigate an environmental topic on our campuses as part of your course, contact us to see how we can help. For example, we have helped marketing students conduct environmental awareness surveys amongst students and design communications campaigns.

The Green Pitch

Win £1000 to put your green idea into practise on campus! We have teamed up with the Student's Union and run an annual competition for students called The Green Pitch.

Eco Residents

Eco Residents is a competition run by Residential Service and the Environment Team to see who can save the most energy over the year. We will be taking monthly meter readings for your accommodation and those of you who are shown to be saving energy will win prizes.

We will also run a variety of events and competitions throughout the year that you can get involved in which will help you to become an Eco Residents.