People & Planet’s Green League is the only comprehensive and independent league table of UK universities ranked by environmental and ethical performance. It is compiled annually by the UK’s largest student campaigning network, People & Planet, and is published on 11 June 2013 in the Guardian.
Help us create the perfect media storm…
We need YOU to help us spread the word about this year’s Green League results. There is plenty of scope for you to pick up new skills and to be creative.
Not much time? Follow these 3 simple steps to help spread the word about your Uni in under 5 mins.
Gain experience doing the following:
- Digital Campaigning
- Writing blogs to appear on the Guardian
- Take part in a live Q&A on the Guardian website
- Drafting and sending press releases
- Developing digital and social media tools
- Organising stunts for photo/tv opportunities
- Calling media organisations
- Giving great radio and TV interviews
Find out how by downloading a student media pack ————>
Your blog could feature in the Guardian
Could you write a short blog of around 400 words or create a vlog (video blog) about your University’s results? It will feature on the front page of our website and could also be featured on the Guardian Students page.
Download the media guide for more information, blog writing tips and topics and get in touch to join our team of awesome student bloggers.
Not much time? Follow these 3 simple steps now to still have an impact:
1. Find out how green your University is
First things first, you need to understand how well or badly your university has done so you can comment on it. Check out your institution’s ranking and individual scorecard (click on their name in the league table on 11 June) to reveal where progress still needs to be made and what you could be celebrating.
2. Get sharing memes!
Download the media pack to get all the template memes and adapt with your universities’ People & Planet Green League 2013 score (out on 11 June). To use the same font as we have, download Source Sans Pro.
A meme is an image and some text conveying your message which catches people’s attention on the internet. This is a really effective way to spread the word and tell your side of the story through social media.
- Take 5 minutes to download the template memes from our media pack above and personalise with your Uni’s score.
3. Social Media Storm
Thunderclap is an amazingly easy online tool which amplifies a message using the power of the crowd. You simply click it to agree to support it through your facebook and twitter accounts. We’re telling all UK universities: It’s our future, make it green.
Support the Green League Thunderclap.
Change your Facebook status and use the Green League avatar as your profile pic. Share the results with friends.