External mentions

Midlothian Council

Date: 06/06/2017

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Information about Midlothian Council’s partnerships with students from the University of Edinburgh and a call for feedback.

UNESCO's "Good practice in Education for Sustainable Development in the UK"

Date: 01/03/2017

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We are featured within the NUS case study (number 3) showing students as change agents.

Guild HE

Date: 23/11/2016

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Dissertations for Good is mentioned in a report authored by NUS and Guild HE highlighting the social contribution of higher education to society in developing students as citizens.

CIEH Housing Policy Bulletin #56

Date: 31/08/2016

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The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health featured Dissertations for Good in one of its policy bulletins.

Greener Jobs Alliance newsletter

Date: 30/07/2016

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NUS is a Greener Jobs Alliance partner and they featured our Dissertations for Good scheme on their news feed in July (scroll down the page past the PDF documents to see).

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Date: 04/05/2016

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Keep Scotland Beautiful have helped publicise Dissertations for Good to its members, as a useful way of getting important work done.

Students able to support research projects - NHS Sustainable Development Unit

Date: 26/04/2016

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The NHS Sustainable Development Unit believes that Dissertations for Good is a great way to help organisations outsource their research and development needs. It is encouraging healthcare organisations to take part and even has its own profile listed on the website.

Sustainable Exhibitions for Museums

Date: 20/04/2016

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We were asked to attend the April Sustainable Exhibitions for Museums conference to talk about our work. A round up of the day is provided here.

Centre for Excellence in Learning

Date: 04/03/2016

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The Centre for Excellence in Learning at Bournemouth University featured Dissertations for Good in one of its regular news pieces.

How student volunteering is leading the way - National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Date: 08/02/2016

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The NCVO featured a blog from NUS’ president and chief executive about student volunteering and the important contribution that Dissertations for Good could make.

CIBSE works with university to develop dissertations - Chartered Institute for Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

Date: 11/01/2016

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CIBSE talk about their Dissertations for Good project with students from the University of West London, which was a part of our pilot.

As the government steps back, the NUS steps up! - Jonathon Porritt

Date: 29/11/2015

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The Department for Sustainability spoke to Jonathon Porritt about all of our work. In his blog, he gave a great overview of what we do, including Dissertations for Good.

Five things every student should do for the planet

Date: 09/10/2015

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Piers Telemacque (VP Society & Citizenship) talked about Dissertations for Good in an article for The Guardian.

Your students can write dissertations that change the world - NUS

Date: 28/09/2015

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NUS wrote this article on one of the projects completed in the pilot year of Dissertations for Good.