Page 1: UWE, Bristol Student Sustainability Survey 2017-18

Thank you for taking a few minutes to complete this survey!

This survey is intended to provide data on student knowledge of and views about sustainable development, its relationship to teaching, learning and the student experience and interest in new activity.

There are 11 questions - please give as much consideration as you can to your responses. Completion time should be no longer than 2 minutes.

A survey of UWE staff is being conducted simultaneously. The results of both surveys will be made available to all staff and students.


For the chance to win a £100 prize, please enter your student number, when prompted to, at the end of the survey.

This survey forms part of the requirements for UWE's NUS Responsible Futures accreditation (see: and Green Impact requirements and will inform development of future sustainability activity.

1.1. Were you previously aware of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Required
2.2. Are you aware that UWE and The Students' Union at UWE are working with the SDGs? Required

This part of the survey uses a table of questions, 

3.3. Please indicate which of the UN SDGs you feel The Students' Union at UWE should take most urgent action on. Choose one first priority, one second priority and one third priority. Required

Please don't select more than 1 answer(s) per row.

Please select exactly 3 answer(s).

Please don't select more than 1 answer(s) in any single column.

first prioritysecond prioritythird priority
no poverty
zero hunger
good health and well-being
quality education
gender equality
clean water and sanitation
affordable and clean energy
decent work and economic growth
industry, innovation and infrastructure
reduced inequalities
sustainable cities and communities
responsible consumption and production
climate action
life below water
life on land
peace and justice, strong institutions
partnerships for the goals
4.4. Have you been involved in sustainability-related activity at UWE or with The Students' Union at UWE? (This could involve coursework on issues related to the SDGs, attending presentations on relevant issues, volunteering activities, action projects related to SDGs, and so on). Required
5.5. Do you have experience of working on sustainability projects/events/initiatives outside of UWE?

This part of the survey uses a table of questions, 

6.6. Please rate your agreement with the following statements about sustainable development. Sustainable development/education for sustainable development is something which... Required

Please don't select more than 1 answer(s) per row.

Please select at least 8 answer(s).

1 = strongly disagree2 = disagree3 = tend to disagree4 = I don’t know/not applicable5 = tend to agree6 = agree7 = strongly agree
...universities should actively incorporate and promote.
...should be actively incorporated and promoted in all university courses.
...all tutors should be required to incorporate within their teaching. relevant to my discipline and/or its associated professions. already part of the curriculum of my programme.
...I would like to learn more about. relevant to my personal life. important for my employability.
7.7. I would like to engage more with sustainability projects/events/initiatives so that I can (tick all that apply):
9.9. Please identify the department you are studying in. Required
10.10. Which campus do you mainly study at?
11.11. What year of study are you in? Optional


For more information about sustainability at UWE, visit:


or contact (Education for Sustainable Development) (Sustainability Engagement and Sustainability Team) (The Students' Union at UWE Green Team)


If you would like to test your sustainability literacy and contribute to the global monitoring of sustainability awareness, please take the SuLiTest. UWE is a premium supporter of the SuLiTest, an initiative of a UN Sustainable Development Goals partnership. The test is fun and consists of multiple choice questions. Please see details below and sign up at:

Once registered, you will need session code: AFC9-0CCF-8214




Dear Candidate,

You have been invited to a Sulitest session by Georgina Gough from UWE, Bristol.

The Sulitest is an international initiative assessing core sustainability literacy with a standardized test. This tool is used by many academic institutions and non-academic organizations in more than 50 countries and serves as a reference to raise awareness on sustainable development and improve sustainability literacy worldwide.

In order to take the test online, you will have to sign up on the website. Once the registration is complete, you will reach your personal account where you will be able to manage your current and future sessions, results, and profile.

To sign up, please follow this link:

Once you are registered, you can add this session to your account and start the test using the following Session Code: AFC9-0CCF-8214

You can take this test anytime between now and 28 February 2018 at 16.00.

After the validation of the last question, you will have your score and (depending on your examiner's choice) you will be able to revisit your test in your personal account to see the expected answer to each questions.

Have a good Sulitest !

We wish you (and all of us!) a sustainable future.


The team