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Sustainability Action


Find out all you need to know about the awards and the application process. 

Who can enter?

Any student or staff member from the University of Southampton. You can apply for yourself/your team, or nominate someone else.

What kind of applications are you looking for?

We are looking for applications for any work that your or someone you know is doing to have a positive impact on society or the environment. This could be:

See the previous winners to see some of the variety of applications considered.

Make sure you also read the advice on writing your application.

How do I enter?

The application process is simple. You will be able to download an application form from this website, which you need to submit by email to Julia Kendal. Applications will open on Monday 1 February 2016 and you will have until Monday 29 February 2016 to apply.

Does it cost to enter?

No, it's free!

Why enter?

Winning will give the recognition you deserve for the work you are already doing. It will give you and your initiative greater profile with your peers, across the university, and the wider sector.

What could I win?

Along with the prestige of winning, you will receive a certificate and the ability to promote yourself as a Sustainability Action Award winner. You will be profiled across the university, with your award and information around about your work on display in the Hartley Library. 

What happens to entries?

All entries are assessed by a judging panel of Sustainability Action students and staff.

How are the winners announced?

The winners and runners up will be announced at the awards ceremony in March (date to be confirmed).

Will you use information in my application for publicity purposes?

Please note that by submitting an application for yourself or you team you are agreeing for any information about your initiative to be used by the University in publicity materials. If you have been nominated for an award, we will contact you to confirm that you are happy to be considered for an award. If you are, then you are agreeing for any information about your initiative to be used in publicity materials.

I still have a question

Email Julia Kendal, Sustainability Action Officer.

More information

More about the previous winners and runners up

Some tips on writing your application and what the judges are looking for

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