If you want to put your imprint on the university’s SDG agenda, there is plenty of opportunity. You can submit your idea here or engage with other students in different networks. Please see contact information and read more about the students’ SDG pool on this page.
The UN’s SDGs
Do you have a good idea?
Equality, poverty and climate challenges – get in on the fight for a sustainable future!
The SDG Pool - a great idea, a concept and a plan – apply for funds here
Language, Engineering, Nature, Health and Social Studies - all of SDU’s education programmes and methods contribute to a sustainable future
Students develop sustainable sanitary towels from plants
Three students were tired of not being able to find sustainable sanitary towels. So, they developed one from plant fibres that is just as absorbent as conventional sanitary towels. Now they are looking for patents and investors.
The Students’ SDG Pool
Do you or your association have lots of good ideas for activities based on the UN’s SDGs? If so you can apply for funds in the The Students’ SDG Pool. The application deadline is October 1, 2020.
Consumption of paper
New printers: CO2 emissions reduced by 79 per cent
SDU will be replacing its printers in week 7. 276 of the old printers will be replaced by 140 new printers, which are faster, ensure a higher degree of confidentiality and use much less energy.
SDU sorts waste
Technical Services is working flat out to make waste sorting more visible at SDU on a daily basis. This it is not as simple as it sounds however, but through a joint effort we are heading in the right direction.
SDU focuses on four new initiatives
The Executive Board has selected four projects that will receive financial support from the Executive Board’s Strategic Pool over the next three years
Old concrete furniture gets a new life
Old unused furniture is being taken out from the basement and getting a new design in a project that will give staff and students more opportunities to sit outside
Result of the vote
Circular economy, exercise and car-pooling
A total of 2,116 staff members and students have voted. They pointed out the following things: in the first instance, SDU should address strengthening the circular economy, opportunities for more exercise during the working day, as well as greener and smaller transport.
Over 200 proposals from staff members and students
Up until now, a total of approximately 200 proposals have been received solely through the digital proposal box at mitsdu.dk, sdunet.dk and sdu.dk. The majority of the proposals relate to how SDU can be greener, healthier and more diverse as a workplace and place of study.