SHAPE is an inspiring programme that offers DMU students a chance to make a real difference to sustainability challenges in the Leicester area through a team-based project taking place in the 2021/22 academic year. Information is below…

SOS-UK and the British Academy are inviting students to join SHAPE Sustainability Impact Projects 2021: an exciting project where students will work in interdisciplinary groups to problem-solve local sustainability challenges, and pitch for funding to implement their solutions!

The project will take place Oct 2021 – April 2022 and is flexible around your studies and other commitments. Through taking part, you will receive training and support to develop transferable professional and academic skills, and apply them to challenges which are addressing environmental and social sustainability.

A full description of the programme can be found in the information sheet here:

Applications are open now for students from across the arts, humanities and social sciences. Apply here (deadline 20th Oct):

You can contact Rachel Soper from SOS-UK with any questions (