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Welcome to Sheffield Student Switch Off

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

Free Ben & Jerry’s AND a party for my residence?

Yep! All the residences at the University of Sheffield are competing to save energy and at the end of the year the residence that’s saved the most gets a big delivery of Ben & Jerry’s as well as a party! To help your residence come top make sure you follow our four energy saving tips.

How do I win Ben & Jerry’s?

We’ve got loads of great prizes to give out in our photo competitions, like Ben and Jerry’s (big tubs!), GeniUS cards for all your on campus food and drink needs, Dine with InUS vouchers, tickets to Student Union nights out and NUS Extra cards. These run once a fortnight and usually involve just uploading a picture of yourself saving energy onto the Facebook Fan Page. Simple! There are lots of other competitions as well get on the email list and “Like” the Facebook Fan Page so you’ don’t miss out.

Last years winners

In 2015/16 Endcliffe Crescent Flats came top of the Student Switch Off League table!

Across the programme last academic year the University of Sheffield student residences reduced their electricity use by over 5%, saving enough energy to:

– Keep  40 tonnes of CO2 out of the atmosphere

– Keep a 15W energy-saving lightbulb on for 566 years

– Boil the kettle for over 2.3 MILLION cups of tea!

Photos from University of Sheffield Student Switch Off

Check out the Facebook page to see photos submitted by University of Sheffield students and get some ideas for your own photo competition entries!


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