Where does my recycling go?

You’ve been to the supermarket and picked up a packet of strawberries, a jar of pasta sauce and some yogurts. Later you carefully make sure to wash the packaging out and put it in your recycling box. But after the effort of sorting the waste and dutifully putting it into the assigned recycling bins….. What... Continue Reading →

Can fashion be sustainable?

It’s been 4 months since I joined students from business, fashion, sculpture, history, medicine and more on a 10-day interdisciplinary sustainable fashion trek to India. Yet I still think about what I saw, experienced and learnt frequently. We literally got to journey through the cotton industry from farm to factory to fashion house! A complete... Continue Reading →

Green Escapes in Edinburgh

May and June are generally considered the best months of the year for weather in Edinburgh. So after the stress of exams, deadlines and dissertation hand ins - its the perfect time to relax and explore some nature within the city! Dean Village/ Water of Leith Starting with a classic... even the tourists know about... Continue Reading →

Last Minute Summer Saves

As it gets to April, many students start to panic about how to fill their 4 month loonnng summer. But there’s nothing to worry about – there are plenty of opportunities you can access late into the semester and beyond… Below I’ve listed a few places to find cool opportunities if your a bit stuck... Continue Reading →

During the first week of September 2018 I was lucky enough to participate in a research project sponsored by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) that aimed to address and improve access to field trips for geoscience students with disabilities. This took place in Anglesey and was a unique trip that involved meeting 11... Continue Reading →

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