Sustainability: a lot more than meets the eye

Ellen Salter, president of the Nottingham University Sustainability Society, writes: “What even is sustainability?” “Does it mean you like the environment?” “Are you a tree-hugger?” – As President and Founder of the Nottingham University Sustainability Society, these are some of the questions that I am frequently asked. And at the World’s Most Sustainable University, it is startling …

‘Where is my bus?’ – new app for UNMC

UNMC Environmental Committee report on the output of a summer internship project Ever stood at a bus stop in pouring rain or scorching heat, and wondered where the bus was, or, worse, whether it was going to come at all? According to many students at the University’s Malaysia campus (UNMC), such uncertainty is one of the …

Green UNMC – meet our varied and wonderful trees

Pei Sze Teh shares her experience of a summer internship at UNMC. After my 3rd year of studying chemical engineering at UNMC I applied for the campus summer Internship Programme, was successful and placed with Environment Committee to start up a flora and fauna survey. The idea of the project is to catalogue all flora and …

Green Week at UNMC: Use your Power!

Written by Associate Professor Svenja Hanson,  Head of the Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department Malaysia Campus and Chair of the UNMC Environment Committee. Just before we enter the busiest part of the year obsessing about the impending end-of-semester deadlines, the SA Sustainability Network, SA Nature Club and the Sustainability Research Network Malaysia (SRN) treated us to …

Planting a lasting reminder

Svenja Hanson, chair of Environment Committee at the University’s Malaysia campus, outlines the recently launched Alumni Tree Project. Graduands, aka new alumni, at UNMC now have the chance to immortalize their presence at the Malaysia campus by sponsoring their very own tree, which will be planted by volunteers from the SA Nature Club in the autumn semester of …