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'A Sustainable Serenissima' by Bryan Brazeau featured in GLOBUS

The School for Cross-Faculty Studies' student-run magazine GLOBUS features an article by Dr Bryan Brazeau, titled 'A Sustainable Serenissima'.

"Degree programmes at Warwick, particularly in the School for Cross-Faculty Studies, are continually innovating, expanding, and evolving. A Sustainable Serenissima is an introduction to a new and upcoming module, centred on the study of Venice, offered by the School, written by the Module Convenor, Dr. Bryan Brazeau. As a cultural capital situated on an island, Venice is a hub for themes explored by Liberal Arts and Global Sustainable Development." (T Olive, Editor)

Mon 19 February 2018, 12:45 | Tags: GSD

Global Sustainable Development Year 12 Essay Competition

We are pleased to open our annual Essay Competition for Year 12 students with an interest in Global Sustainable Development. Entrants this year have the choice of the following essay titles, as suggested by our current students:

  1. As the negotiations around Brexit are ongoing, what issues of Sustainable Development should our leaders be concerned with?

  2. “The expression ‘Think Global Act Local’ offers the best guidance to achieving Global Sustainable Development”. Discuss.

  3. To what extent is Global Sustainable Development primarily about how we manage environmental resources?

The competition deadline is 30th March 2018, and entrants can submit their essay online now.

We look forward to reading the entries, and wish the students the best of luck.

Fri 09 February 2018, 09:52 | Tags: GSD

Know Your Goals Campaign

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The 2017 #KnowYourGoals campaign, pioneered by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth), is a global initiative to empower communities to take ownership of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by inviting local organizers, particularly young people, to raise awareness of the SDGs within local campuses and communities.

The campaign will allow local organizers and partners to raise awareness of the SDGs and to celebrate success stories which showcase wonderful examples of local solutions that are tackling sustainable development challenges.

Find out how you can contribute to the campaign and join a global movement to empower local communities for a more sustainable future on the SDNS Youth website.

Mon 31 July 2017, 10:26 | Tags: GSD

Green Gown Awards

Warwick has made it through to the finals of this year’s Green Gown Awards in the Enterprise, Sustainability Champion, and Community categories.

These Awards exist to recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges in the UK, and our progress to the finals in 3 categories is fantastic recognition of all the hard work that goes into sustainability at Warwick. Find out more about the projects and initiatives that have been recognised......:

Thu 13 July 2017, 14:56 | Tags: GSD

New Undergraduate Degree in Global Sustainable Development

The University has approved a brand new BASc single honours course in Global Sustainable Development to be launched in October 2018.

Building upon the success of the existing joint degree courses and taking account of feedback received from current and prospective students, this new course allows students to study in-depth the issues around Global Sustainable Development that concern them most.

Find out more about the course structure on our webpage.

Fri 23 June 2017, 10:41 | Tags: GSD

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