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Welcome to the UEA Student Switch Off

Student Switch Off is your chance to win prizes for yourself and an Odeon film screening for your hall, all for doing easy things to save energy.

Odeon film screening?

Yep! All the halls at UEA are competing to save energy and at the end of the year the hall that’s saved the most gets a free film screening at Odeon Riverside! To help your hall come top make sure you follow our four energy saving tips.

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!), LCR tickets and NUS Extra cards. These run once a fortnight and usually involve just uploading a picture of yourself saving energy onto the facebook fanpage. Simple! There are lots of other competitions as well so make get on the email list and “Like” the Facebook fanpage so you’ don’t miss out.

Results this year…

We’ve added up the energy saving for the year and the Village have won by saving an epic 15%. All the halls did really well and overall electricity use in halls has reduced by over 3% which is enough to

  • Keep 49 tonnes of CO2 out of the atmosphere
  • Keep a 15W energy-saving lightbulb on for 697 years!
  • Boil 2.8 million cups of tea!

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