w/c 20 November 2017
Multiple Award Successes for Environmental Sustainability
Van Mildert College won of the EAUC Community category and the Altogether Greener Voluntary Group of the Year category for their outstanding Outreach and Volunteering Activities. Six student-led projects support local families, young people, schools, the elderly and promote environmental conservation. The projects work across the North-East with a range of community partners including Aycliffe Secure Centre, County Durham Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service, and a range of local primary and secondary schools. During the 2016/17 academic year, Van Mildert students completed over 6,300 volunteer hours. The Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics won the Climate Change category for the extensive adoption of sustainable technologies reducing the impact of the development. The Green Move Out scheme was a Finalist in the Green Gown Awards. Thank you to everyone who made this possible. For more information on the awards and list of finalists and winners, visit here.
(24 Nov 2017)