Category: Learning and Development
Hannah Yeager, a second year graduate entry Law student, tells us about her experience as a student volunteer at SOHTIS – Survivors of Human Trafficking in Scotland.
Curriculum transformation project interns Julian Mashingaidze and Ruth Jeremie reflect on how the program can create exciting cross-sectional horizons for students; especially in the context of the climate and nature emergencies
In 2022, the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Store won a Changemaker Award for supporting students and staff to access reusable, recyclable and sustainable materials to use in their projects, courses and workshops. Erin Colquhoun, Assistant Technician at the Materials Hub, gives an update one year on.
Kim Vender Biodiversity and Climate Resilience Projects Officer, reports back from a successful MSc student field trip to learn about local nature seagrass restoration on Scotland’s coast.
During Summer 2021, Shannon Branigin (MSc Global Mental Health and Society) completed a placement-based dissertation with the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability (SRS). Her research focused on global mental health, the climate crisis, and sustainable development, looking into Edinburgh’s urban green and blue spaces as opportunities for mental health systems.
In May 2021, Rowanbank Environmental Arts & Education commissioned Daniela Izquierdo, MSc Ecological Economics alumna, to conduct ethnographic research with children aged 9 to 11 from areas of multiple deprivation in Scotland.
Lizzy Garner-Foy, Instructional Designer (Educational Design and Engagement) at Information Services, explains how short online courses are contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Emma, Kim and Zak attended a virtual PhD workshop run by the University Alliance for Sustainability (UAS), in which participants were able to discuss their research in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Here they share their reflections on this experience and their future plans to build upon the success of […]
University of Edinburgh MSc in Environmental Sustainability alumna, Naoise Luke, tells us how she found our new learning and development opportunity: Carbon Literacy Training.
Climate change, biodiversity loss and social inequality are frighteningly complex and interconnected problems. So how do you engage people with them in a meaningful way? Focus on your audience and keep it simple, writes Communication Manager Sarah Ford-Hutchinson.