Executive Summary


This project aims to facilitate student led research into developing innovative learning outcomes and partnerships in the context of a new module proposal. Estates, students and IATL will work together, in itself an innovative collaboration with wide reaching implications. The project is unique and builds on research and activities already carried out by an interdisciplinary group of students to construct an Eco-Centre; a sustainable low impact building on campus.

Who is involved

Who is involved The project team will comprise of core student researchers and EWB-UK alongside key stakeholders from Estates and an external architect. There will also be academic support from IATL and the researchers will work with a wide range of relevant parties, importantly other students.

Anticipated Outcomes

This project will have key strategic pedagogic impact in both its outcomes and the learnings from the process:

  • Exploring how student led module development can take place - a first for Warwick which has potential for wide reaching impact on wider curriculum development
  • Demonstrating collaborative thinking and encouraging the dismantling of "silo" constraints within the University.
  • Inspire students and teachers and challenge existing epistemologies including bridging the often binary relationship between Estates and academia.
  • Practical experience of stakeholders' engagement and project management are key employability skills to complement traditional pedagogy.
  • Embedding of more collaborative and innovative practices, processes and partnerships through student facilitation.