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Welcome to the University of Strathclyde

Student Switch Off is your chance to win prizes for yourself and a party for your hall, all for doing easy things to save energy.


Reward for my hall?

Yep! All the halls at Strathclyde are competing to save energy and at the end of the year the winning hall gets a special reward (the nature of the reward depends on which hall wins)! To help your hall come top make sure you follow our four energy saving tips and check the poster in your kitchen to make sure your putting everything in the right bins.

How do I win Ben and Jerry’s?

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

2014/15 Results

Over the year we’ve looked at which halls have done the best at getting engaged with our training session and quizzes and in using less electricity than in previous years. Forbes and Murray Hall both did brilliantly and are this year’s joint winners! Here’s the full leaderboard…

1st – Forbes Hall & Murray Hall

3rd – Birkbeck Court

4th – James Goold Hall

5th – Garnett Hall

6th – Thomas Campbell Court

7th – James Young Hall

8th – James Blyth Court

9th – Chancellors Hall

We hope you’ve learnt lots this year about saving energy, recycling and tackling climate change – if you’re moving into a rented house next year then you’ll want to keep your bills low. Check out our advice online (just follow this link – for how to make that happen.

Photos from Strathclyde Student Switch Off

Check out the slideshow here to see photos submitted by University of Strathclyde students this year! 


Student Switch Off is run at University of Strathclyde by Laura Williams. You can contact her here by email with any questions about the campaign.

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