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Welcome to the UWS Student Switch Off

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.

Party for my hall?

Yep! All the halls at UWS are competing to save energy and at the end of the year the hall that’s saved the most gets a celebratory event! 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!), Domino’s Pizza 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 group so you’ don’t miss out.

Results this year…

We’ve added up the energy saving for the year and overall electricity use in halls has reduced by over 11.8% which is enough to

  • Keep 74 tonnes of CO2 out of the atmosphere
  • Keep a 15W energy-saving lightbulb on for 1,051 years!
  • Boil 4.3 million cups of tea!

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