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Welcome to the Kingston University Student Switch Off!

Student Switch Off is your chance to win prizes for yourself and Ben & Jerry’s for your flat or block, all for saving energy and recycling!

Ben & Jerry’s!?!

Yep! All the flats/blocks within each hall at Kingston University are competing to save energy and the best flats/blocks in each hall will be rewarded with a Ben & Jerry’s giveaway! To help your flat/block come top make sure you recycle as much as possible and follow our four energy saving tips.

How do I win prizes for myself?

We’ve got loads of great prizes to give out in our photo competitions, like Ben & Jerry’s (big tubs!) and NUS Extra cards. These run once a fortnight and usually involve just uploading a picture of yourself saving energy onto the Facebook page. There are lots of other competitions as well so make get on the email list and Facebook page so you don’t miss out.

2015/16 results

The winning blocks/flats from the first term of the 2015/16 campaign can be seen here – click on each of the worksheets to see how each flat/block got on. All the winning flats/blocks will be rewarded with a delivery of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to say thanks for their energy-saving/recycling actions. The overall stats so far are:

  • Average of a 10.6% reduction in electricity consumption compared to the baseline as a result of students saving energy and the University making technical improvements
  • 25 tonnes of CO2 kept out of the atmosphere
  • The energy saved was enough to boil 1.4 million cups of tea!
  • 2014/15 results

    The winning blocks/flats from each term of the 2014/15 campaign can be seen here – click on each of the worksheets to see how each flat/block got on. All the winning flats/blocks were rewarded with a delivery of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to say thanks for their energy-saving/recycling actions. The overall stats were:

    • Average of a 16% reduction in electricity consumption compared to the baseline as a result of students saving energy and the University making technical improvements
    • 94 tonnes of CO2 kept out of the atmosphere
    • The energy saved was enough to boil 6.0 million cups of tea!

    2013/14 results

    The winning blocks/flats from each term of the 2013/14 campaign can be seen here. All the winning flats/blocks were rewarded with a delivery of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to say thanks for their energy-saving/recycling actions! The overall stats were:

    • Average of a 17% reduction in electricity consumption compared to the baseline as a result of students saving energy and the University making technical improvements
    • 70 tonnes of CO2 kept out of the atmosphere
    • The energy saved was enough to boil 4.5 million cups of tea!

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