We want you! The best way to engage in sustainability work in Gothenburg is through our organizations at Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg. Here you find information about who we are and how you can join!
Handels Students for Sustainability - HaSS
Example of projects: Loung Bite, HaSS career, HaSS EnviroTravel (studyvisit to Freiburg in Germany, Dhaka in Bangladesh), Change Agency, HaSS Advocacy
Ingenjörer utan gränser är en ideell organisation som med ingenjörskonst och naturvetenskap, entreprenörskap och projektkompetens har till syfte att bidra till en bättre värld. Ingenjörer utan gränser bedriver volontärprojekt i världen, seminarier i Sverige och inspirerar unga att bli ingenjörer.
SDSN Youth educates young people about the challenges of sustainable development and creates opportunities for them to use their creativity and knowledge to pioneer innovative solutions for the SDGs. In addition, SDSN Youth creates platforms for young people to connect, collaborate and integrate their ideas and perspectives into national and regional pathways for implementation of the SDGs. SDSN Northern Europe and it’s Youth division collaborates with actors from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.
GSSA - Gothenburg Students for Sustainability Alliance
Together the different groups have formed GSSA, Gothenburg Students for Sustainability Alliance, which is a network of sustainability interested students from the different student organisations and others who like to join. GSSA have networks meeting one a month to share ideas and come up with joint projects.
Student unions - Education Monitoring for Sustainable Development
The student unions works with education monitoring, to make sure the educations keeps a good quality. One task for the unions can be to check how well the university promote sustainable development which is a requirement in the Swedish Higher Education Law.
In order to improve the sustainable development aspects in the educations, student representatives can be part of educational boards working on developing the courses and programs given by the university and highlight this question.
Gothenburg Students for Sustainability Office
At GMV three Student Sustainability Coordinators works together with the rest of the sustainability team coordinating the environmental management system at University of Gothenburg. By hiring students, the ambition is to get a student perspective into the sustainability work carried out at GU.
Chalmers Students Sustainability Ambassadors
Chalmers Environmental unit has employed two students working with communicating sustainable development and Chalmers environmental and sustainability efforts to the students.