Sustainable UCL


Join a sustainability society

From beekeeping to clean energy, join a UCL society driving social or environmental change.

9 December 2022

Climate Action Society

Founded on the principle of Global Goal 13 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Take urgent action to combat climate change, the UCL Climate Action Society (CAS) aims to organise forums, panels, internships, research opportunities and socials. Fashion, finance, medicine, engineering, consultancy - whatever you study and whatever you're interested in, there's a place for you on the CAS team! 

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Bentham's Farm

Get your hands dirty with UCL's student-led allotment project

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IOE Garden Project

Join a student-led gardening project to boost biodiversity on the roof of the UCL IOE. 

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Green Economy Society

Join the Green Economy Society to find out more about green industries and careers!

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Nature and Conservation Group

Care about nature? Join the conservation group and get involved in everything from bird walks to insect nights, talks and volunteering events.

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Join PPL PWR, UCL's educational collective where university graduates and students celebrate their research on sustainable technology and innovation.

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A fuel cell and electrochemical energy outreach group based at University College London. Educating and engaging everyone with innovative clean hydrogen energy research and concepts

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Zero Food Waste

Zero Food Waste want to tackle food waste on campus. They re-distribute food from UCL cafés to homeless shelters, from where it is in excess to where it is scarce. 

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Environmental Justice Project

Join the Environmental Justice Project to engage students in years 9 -12 in environmental justice issues and activism.

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Green Walkers

Join this student-led volunteering project in cleaning up the streets of London during monthly litter-picking walks! 

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Roots and Shoots

UCL Roots and Shoots is a project affiliated with the Jane Goodall Institute committed to making a better world for people, animals and the environment. They are looking for volunteers interested in humanitarian, environmental and conservation issues to run workshops for local school children.

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Environmental Collective

The Environmental Collective UCL is a platform for UCL students, staff, societies, project leaders and others to coordinate for collective action, share and promote events, and discuss anything environmental related.

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Pakistan Society

In addition to celebrating the 5th largest nation in the world, the Pakistan Society has launched a dedicated sustainability campaign called "PakSoc Goes Green" to become more sustainable and inspire other Pakistan societies and the wider Pakistani diaspora to do the same.

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MODO Fashion Society

This student society does not only deal with all things fashion, but also has a dedicated sustainability role in their committee. In 2018, MODO Fashion Society organised UCL's first sustainable fashion show. 

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You may also be interested in Environmental Volunteering