Dissertations for Good

We partner students with organisations to collaborate on dissertations into economic, social and environmental sustainability.

Completed Projects

Housing activism


Sustainability in NUS and students' unions


Environmental performance of refurbished buildings


Local democracy and community councils


Climate change and building adaptation


Food experiences of hard-to-reach populations in Plymouth

“It has given me the opportunity to work with really inspiring people and to gain a lot of practical experience that is applicable in a real world setting.”

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Dissertations for Good is giving you the opportunity to be a part of meaningful, exciting and important work into sustainability and social responsibility.

We are at the cutting edge of the field, with enthusiastic and intelligent students answering the real questions that organisations have.

Register for updates if you're interested in finding out more about NUS' sustainability action and how you can get involved.

How can this website help you?

Whether you’re a student searching for inspiration or an organisation who needs some answers, by registering on this website you will be one step closer to creating a practical and impactful piece of work.

Dissertations are often the most robust pieces of work students put together during their time in education, breaking fresh ground and providing valuable new insights. We are using this work as a force for good and proving that our society is taking our responsibilities seriously. We are embedding sustainability into student education, and showing that we already have the skills and drive to solve the problems we are facing.

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We have already supported projects ranging from measuring building performance in relation to projected climates, to the impact of professionals on young people, to tackling the causes behind local hunger.

Whether you have an idea or are just interested in seeing what's out there, feel free to register and create yourself a profile. What happens next is up to you.