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Sustainability at UH - COP28 at Herts

COP28 at Herts


Join us for COP28 at Herts to learn more about the environmental challenges we are currently facing, and get involved with a variety of sustainability topics. Given the critical state of the climate crisis it is important more than ever that we unite, act and deliver. 

The Conference of the Parties (COP) is an annual event that brings governments together to discuss and review how climate change is being managed domestically and internationally. Find out about COP28 here

Check out the activities below:

Date & Time  Activity & Location  Descriptions Sign up?

Wednesday 29th November


COP28 at Herts Promo and DHM

- Forum Foyer, CL

Come along to find out about our upcoming COP28 at Herts campaign and learn about the intersection between the environment and disability justice.  N/A

Thursday 30th November


Winter Thrift

- Forum Foyer, CL

Get ready to layer up this winter! Come along to our pop-up event where you can swap your pre-loved outfits. Help prevent waste, save money and reduce the demand of the fast-fashion industry by choosing second-hand. You can still come along and take what you need even if you have nothing to exchange. Come and see what you can get that is 'new to you' from a selection of pre-loved items! Let's style, share, and slay sustainably! N/A

Friday 1st December


Introduction to Climate Change

- AB190B, Todd building, CL

Calling all Herts students. Join us in this interactive session where we cover the basics of climate change and explore the carbon map, our own footprints as well as utilising the en-roads simulator to see the solutions that are needed for a sustainable future.  Yes

Saturday 2nd December


Community Litter Pick 

- Meet near the junction of Bishop’s Rise and Woods Avenue (close to uni accommodation)

 Join the Love Welwyn Hatfield litter pickers to keep Herts tidy! N/A

Monday 4th December


Energy Awareness stall

- LRC Foyer, DH

 Come along and play our energy saving snap game to learn tips on how to save you money and help the planet.  N/A
Wednesday 6th December 13:00-15:00

Allotment Workshop

- Allotment plots near the sports pitches CL

Calling all Herts students. Join Groundwork UK to develop skills, meet new people and create a flourishing and bountiful green space on campus Yes

Thursday 7th December


Wipe Out Waste Xmas stall

- Forum Restaurant, CL

Pop by our stall in the food court entrance to learn how you can Wipe out Waste this Xmas.  N/A
Thursday 7th December 12:00-13:00

Staff Biodiversity Walk

- Meet outside Main Reception

Join us as we explore the biodiversity of our campus with our guide Dr Alla Mashanova.  Yes

Thursday 7th December


Isabel Hospice Donation Day

- Outside the Forum, CL

 Do you have good quality items that you no longer want or need? Bring them along and donate to a good cause. The Isabel Hospice donation van will be parked up outside the Forum. Please check here for what you can and can't donate.  N/A
Thursday 7th December 13:30-15:00

Sustainable Xmas Craft

- The Key, CL

Drop in for a sustainable craft session with our lovely chaplain as she shows us how to make little gift bags to reuse over the festive period. Refreshments will be provided.  N/A

Friday 8th December


Water Awareness stall

- LRC Foyer, DH

  Come along and play our water saving snap game to learn tips on how to save you money and help the planet.  N/A

Monday 11th December


Sustainable Nutrition Discussion

- E304 (Diet Lab), CL

Join us for a drop-in discussion on sustainable nutrition led by Kate and Gemma from LMS. Tea and coffee will be provided. Yes

Tuesday 12th 



COP28 at Herts Carbon Awareness Stall

- Main Reception, CL

 Come along and play our carbon game to test your knowledge on the environmental impact of different activities.  N/A
Tuesday 12th December 14:00-16:00

Unite for Climate Action: an Intergenerational Conversation

- Online

Join One Planet as they bring together an intergenerational collection of speakers, environmentalists, and political figures to discuss the findings and recommendations of the Young Leaders COP28 programme, which some of our students were involved in. Yes


You can also take time to explore sustainability further through these LinkedIn Learning resources:

Climate Change: A Top ESG Concern

34 Things to Know About Carbon and Climate

Improve Your Sustainability Skills Learning Path

All students and staff at Herts have access to a premium LinkedIn Learning account. Activate your account from and find all details at


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