Education for the Sustainable Development Goals at DMU

NATIONAL SURVEY OPEN NOW: Student and staff views on Education for Sustainable Development through academic quality and student voice processes

How can processes such as programme validation, module review, curriculum renewal, student course representation and student co-design help enable taught university courses to address big societal issues of our time such as climate change, social justice and equality and diversity?… Continue Reading →

Meet our Sustainability Scholar – Heera

Welcome to the Meet our Sustainability Scholars blog!   The Sustainability Scholars are international students that were awarded the DMU Sustainability Scholarship. Our scholars are from all across the world and are extremely passionate about the Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability…. Continue Reading →

Meet our Sustainability Scholar – Ugwunna

Welcome to the Meet our Sustainability Scholars blog!   The Sustainability Scholars are international students that were awarded the DMU Sustainability Scholarship. Our scholars are from all across the world and are extremely passionate about the Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability…. Continue Reading →

Meet our Sustainability Scholar – Gritty

Welcome to the Meet our Sustainability Scholars blog!   The Sustainability Scholars are international students that were awarded the DMU Sustainability Scholarship. Our scholars are from all across the world and are extremely passionate about the Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability…. Continue Reading →

Meet our Sustainability Scholar – Exiba

Welcome to the Meet our Sustainability Scholars blog! The Sustainability Scholars are international students that were awarded the DMU Sustainability Scholarship. Our scholars are from all across the world and are extremely passionate about the Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability…. Continue Reading →

27th June (2pm to 3pm): ESD at DMU, reviewing progress and looking ahead

This session marks the close in summer 2022 of DMU’s 3-year Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) project by introducing the ESD agenda, highlighting what has been achieved in the past three years and how this activity will be taken forward… Continue Reading →

June 28th and 29th: Carbon Literacy Training for DMU staff and students

DMU staff and students have another opportunity to learn about how to take collaborative action on the climate emergency at the next session of externally accredited one-day Carbon Literacy Training in late June. The training helps participants to understand: your… Continue Reading →

8th June: Student feedback session – making sustainability a key feature of your (and every) DMU course

Please join this online meeting to share your experience and your views… Aim of meeting: gather views from DeMontfort Students Union (DSU) staff and DMU students on how course rep and feedback processes could or do address Education for Sustainable… Continue Reading →

23rd May: ‘Sustainable Futures’ training day at DMU

DMU is linking up with local employment and sustainability charity Change Agents UK to offer an inspiring and CV-enhancing free one-day training on Monday 23rd May exploring how to make a difference in your future career.   Details: 10.30am to… Continue Reading →

11 May: Student Sustainability Showcase event

This interactive event showcased a wide range of DMU students’ activities and achievements in 2021/22 to address sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals – in conversation with other DMU students and DMU’s Sustainability team. “Student Sustainability Showcase” Wednesday 11th… Continue Reading →

7th April: United Nations and sustainability communication (with Enactus DMU)

An interesting event organised by DMU’s Enactus student society… Enactus DMU meets UN Our Enactus DMU Society hosts guest speaker from the United Nations to talk about sustainability. When:                  Thursday 7 April 2022 at 1pm (for an hour)Invite:                   Click… Continue Reading →

28th Feb and 1st March: Carbon Literacy Training

Get Carbon Literate and help make a difference in Leicester schools! DMU’s next Carbon Literacy Training course for staff and students takes place on Monday 28th February and Tuesday 1st March, running online from 9.30am to 12.30pm each day. Carbon… Continue Reading →

Final call for Seed Grant applications- deadline 4th March 2022

The Seed Grant scheme is designed to help the DMU community take action on sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The grants are for situations where a little money and support can get a project started. Projects led… Continue Reading →

DMU contributes to global UN workshop on mainstreaming ESD

An online workshop organised on January 24th 2022 by the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) team focussed on how to make Eduation for Sustainable Development (ESD) part of higher education activity. DMU contributed a case study of its own experience,… Continue Reading →

Weds 26th Jan: Change Please Launch @ Riverside Café

Riverside Café in the Vijay Patel building has recently changed their coffee supplier from Ily to a new social enterprise called Change Please. Change Please are a social enterprise set up to tackle the issue of homelessness in the UK,… Continue Reading →

New exciting opportunity for BAL, ADH and HLS students (Monday 7 February 2022, 9am)

DMU Global is offering 30 students the opportunity to take part in a one-day social entrepreneurship workshop on campus in March 2022.  The workshop is based on a real UNDP Partner social enterprise in India called Paryavaran Mitra (Friends of… Continue Reading →

10th Nov 2020: Real-Life Learning Conference and Materials

The Centre for Academic Innovation (CAI) and the Public Engagement and Education for Sustainable Development project held an online mini-conference on Wednesday 10 November 2020, 10am-1pm exploring the concept of Real-Life Learning. Details and resources from the event are below: About… Continue Reading →

Student Case Study: Saja Elmishri and Textile Design

Saja Elmishri is a Textile Design DMU Graduate (2019) who was inspired to make sustainability a focus of her career by her studies at DMU. This case study Q&A explores what happened at DMU and what Saja did next, including… Continue Reading →

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