Student Campaigns2016-10-14T11:45:17+00:00

Cambridge Hub

By working closely with over 35 societies, the Cambridge Hub connects students with causes and helps build a tighter community of volunteers and ethical activists.

CUSU Ethical Affairs

The Ethical Affairs Team is the part of the students’ union which campaigns on social and environmental sustainability. It aims to promote awareness of environmental and ethical issues among the students, coordinate, represent, and empower them to act.

Cambridge Climate Forum

The Climate Forum is a one day conference that aims to raise awareness of pressing environmental issues surrounding the world today. The forum is a platform that allows students to discuss and debate critical issues and trends evolving around the topic of climate change and sustainability.

Student Switch off Campaign

The Student Switch Off is a not-for-profit campaign that encourages students to save energy when living in University halls of residence. The Cambridge colleges are competing to show their energy-saving credentials and at the end of the year the college that’s got the most involved in the campaign will win £250 towards their garden party.

WeACT One World Challenge

The One World Challenge is a team competition, which lasts for three weeks. It aims to raise awareness for easy actions that reduce your carbon footprint and are fun at the same time. Team up with 3-6 people, exchange ideas, challenge other teams and win prizes!

Cambridge University Environmental Consulting Society 

CUECS is a voluntary organisation with a membership of approximately 300 graduates and undergraduates. Their goal is to have a positive impact upon environmental problems by helping organisations and individuals (primarily within Cambridge) to alter their practices in cost-effective, efficient and environmentally sound ways.

Energise Cambridge

The Energise Cambridge campaign aims to increase awareness of climate change issues and aim for a carbon- and energy-efficient University.

Ecohouse Initiative

Founded in 2011, the initiative has rapidly evolved from the formation of the student society to the creation of the research cluster, culminating in its registration as a charity last year. Through establishing and coordinating multidisciplinary partnerships between industry, academia, investors, entrepreneurs and non-governmental organisations ecohouse aims to drive innovation in the urban developing world. The student society designs innovative sustainable products which enhance quality of life for urban communities across Latin America.


GreenBRIDGE is an interdisciplinary group of graduate researchers at the University of Cambridge interested in the sustainability of the built environment. They aim to provide a platform for discussion of ecological, social, cultural, technological and economic issues that affect the built environment.


GreenZine is an online, environmentally-focused publication created by Cambridge University students, offering insights into local, national and international environmental news and engaging in ecological debate.

Zero Carbon

The Cambridge Zero Carbon Society is the principal student organisation at the University of Cambridge providing a platform for students to learn, engage and act on climate change. Explore their website and discover how Zero Carbon can equip you with the skills, knowledge and networks to enable you to lead the transition to a low carbon economy.