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Student Switch Off in Gothenburg is organized together with SGS Studentbostäder. The team competition takes places in Olofshöjd and the photo competition and climate quiz is open for everyone. The campaign and team competition starts on February 15th and ends May 8th.




Celebrate the winners of the Gothenburg spring 2016 campaign! We’ll serve brunch, so make sure you’re there in time!

Where: Viktor Rydberg’s café (In the Viktor Rydberg student accommodation, Richertsgatan 2 A)
When: Saturday May 14th 11.00 – 13.00

No sign up required, first come – first served!




The team competition is where students compete agains each other in saving energy. In Gothenburg the competition takes place in Olofshöjd and you can find out if your address is in the competition on the link below. Taking part in the competition is easy, you just sign up and then save energy in easy ways, like switching off lights and boiling water in an electric kettle. Check out our energy saving tips here!




When: February 15th – May 8th

1st prize:
The participants of the team win food for 5000 kronor to split.
2nd prize: The participants of the team win food for 2500 kronor to split.

Sign up required? Yes!

Measuring the energy use: During the campaign we’ll compare the energy usage to a baseline measured during the previous year. The team with the overall best percentage decrease in energy use wins! The meters installed for every team measures electricity connected to a wall socket or similar.





You don’t have to live in one of the participating teams to enter the photo competitions, it’s open for everyone! All you have to do is take a photo of you, or you and your friends, saving energy. Upload the photo to our Facebook page or on Instagram and you’re in the competition! The competitions goes on for two weeks each and the photo with the most likes during this period wins. Remember to use #ssogbg and @studentswitchoff_gbg if you compete on Instagram

When: February 29 – March 13 and April 18th – May 1

Prizes: Energy saving kit from Göteborg Energi + two cinema tickets.

Starter prize (first three entries): One cinema ticket

Sign up required? No, but by doing so you’ll receive important information about the competition





The climate quiz is a short quiz where you can prove your knowledge in saving energy. The quiz is on our Facebook page and all you need to do is like the page to be able to take the quiz. The quiz takes place at the end of the competition, so keep up with our energy saving tips and information during the campaign and you might get top score!

When: March 21 – April 3

Prizes: Energy saving kit from Göteborg Energi + two cinema tickets.

Sign up required? No, but by doing so you’ll receive important information about the competition





Besides participating in the competition you can also join Student Switch Off as an ambassador. The ambassadorship can med moulded after how much effort you want to put in, but the more you do the better references and experience you get. As an ambassador you also get the chance to win even more prizes!

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