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Find out more about the different ways that you can get involved with Sustainability at NTU. From enjoying green spaces on campus, to winning prizes as part of our innovative Green Rewards app, there are plenty of ways to embrace sustainability.

Green rewards

Staff and students are making a big impact through the NTU Green Rewards programme by sharing their green actions and taking part in more sustainable and wellbeing behaviours. Through an easy to use, free app, you can log your actions, take part in monthly challenges and earn points to win prizes

Students and colleagues

There are many ways that students and colleagues can support NTU’s strategy of Embracing Sustainability, through formal learning opportunities and informal events and activities.

Past events

Each Year NTU host a Green Week in term one and a Sustainability Action Week in term two. There are also a wide range of other dedicated events from one off workshops and panels, to campaigns such as Fairtrade Fortnight

Nottingham Climate Action Panel 2022

On Thursday 24th March, Nottingham Trent University hosted a virtual panel discussion to bring together staff and students from both Nottingham universities, as well as Nottingham City Council and members of the community to discuss how we can support and engage others to reduce carbon emissions in our city and region.

Sustainability Action Week 2022

Under the Universities for Nottingham initiative, Nottingham Trent University, in partnership with NTSU, the University of Nottingham, UoNSU and Nottingham City Council brought together sustainability expertise from across Nottingham to run a week of events to raise awareness of environmental and social issues.

Fairtrade Fortnight 

As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to being a Fairtrade University, we hosted a series of events over Fairtrade Fortnight to raise awareness of Fairtrade and the importance of paying producers and suppliers fairly for their goods

NTU's Campaign for COP26 2021

From 25 October – 5 November, NTU proudly presented 'Campaign for COP26',  a fortnight of events, workshops, actions and lectures focusing on topics connected to the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

NTU's Sustainability Summit 2021

Coordinated by senior colleagues from the University and the Sustainability team, with support from NTSU, the Sustainability Summit was the pinnacle of our Campaign for COP26. This lively in-person conference highlighted the demand for climate action and net zero carbon across Nottingham.

Sustainability Welcome Events, 2021

The Sustainability team delivered a range of activities and events aimed at first-year students during Welcome Week. From digging flower beds at our university allotment to taking a bicycle tour of the city, each event enabled students to meet the team, make new friends and try something new whilst supporting NTU’s journey to net zero carbon.