West of England 2017

Date:
16 - 17 May 2017
Location: University of the West of England

We were excited to return to Bristol to run our sixth Your Green Future event in the area in May 2017 for schools across the West of England.

Who attented?

  • 326 12 – 18 year olds
  • 28 businesses bringing 44 representatives
  • 12 schools from Bristol, South Gloucestershire & North Somerset

Event highlights

  • 98% of students enjoyed the event
  • 86% of students left the event knowing what a low-carbon, sustainable future means, compared with 39% on arrival   
  • 87% of students said the event had given them a better understanding of what choices they can make to lead a more sustainable life.    
  • 100% of businesses would like to take part in future events

 

“It was a hope-filled day for a Greener Future.” Teacher

“Fantastic! Can we come next year?” Teacher

“One of our students was encouraged to apply for a work experience placement with a company he was really interested in - maybe this will be a life changing event for him. Plus the university venue is an inspirational place for students - especially those from a disadvantaged background.” Teacher

“Loved it!” Student

Location:

Map of event location - click for full map

University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Bristol, BS16 1QY