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Future me week
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23rd January
to 27th January
50 You will earn 50 bronze points for completing this activity.
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How to be... A Sustainable Citizen

23rd January to 27th January
As sustainability grows in importance and urgency, gain knowledge on sustainable aptitudes and practices that are relevant and applicable to academic and professional settings.
This activity is offered as part of Future Me Week - five days of exciting opportunities to develop your skills, deepen understanding, gain experience and take steps towards an exciting Future You.

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It is critical for the health of our planet and the global community that sustainability is at the forefront of all human activities. An increasing number of organisations are taking on and investing in corporate social responsibility and therefore seeking graduates with knowledge and skills within the field of sustainability. This course provides you with key competencies and concepts in sustainability including social awareness, sustainable economies, and global citizenship. The course will also guide you through self-reflection on your existing skillset and motivations to pursue sustainability within and beyond your academic career.

Graduate Attributes: Community and global social awareness / Self-motivation / Taking responsibility Launching in FutureMe Week, our 'How to be...' courses blend focused self-study with innovative digital content to allow you to experience a range of ways of exploring the world and solving problems. You'll work through a creative interactive workbook to learn ideas and develop your thinking, and then join an afternoon livestream that will deepen your understanding and give you a chance to share your thinking. In this 'How to be...' course, you'll also gain sustainable skills and knowledge often desired by today's employers.

In A Nutshell...

  • Learn... in a blended approach of self-study and innovative digital content
  • Build a sustainable future... by implementing sustainable practices within and beyond your university studies
  • Create positive change... reflecting and developing your existing sustainable skillset
  • Join the global community... by taking responsibility on our shared goal to preserve planet Earth
  • Gain recognition... with a Sustainability Rise badge
  • Earn up to 50 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.