Sustainability Night 2023

Join us March 8, 2023 for an evening of innovative thinkers in the realm of sustainability.

Sustainability Awards

The UM Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, staff and faculty to advance our campus commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability.

Undergraduate Sustainability Award

The Undergraduate Sustainability Award recognizes an undergraduate student who has led an initiative or project to advance one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals. This initiative or project can be a part of coursework or take place outside of the learning environment. 

Eligibility

Nominees must be full‐ or part‐time undergraduate students in good standing currently enrolled at the University of Manitoba.

 

Graduate Sustainability Award

The Graduate Sustainability Award recognizes a graduate student who has led an initiative or project to advance one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals. This initiative or project can be a part of coursework or take place outside of the learning environment. 

Eligibility

Nominees must be full‐ or part‐time graduate students in good standing currently enrolled at the University of Manitoba.

Student Group Sustainability Award

The Student Group Sustainability Award recognizes a group of students who have led an initiative or project to advance one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals. This group also has made and will continue making a lasting positive impact on the environmental, economic and social well-being of students at the University of Manitoba.

Eligibility

  • Must be a current UMSU student organization, association or club, student or graduate student association or group in good standing.
  • Individuals are not eligible to receive this award.
  • Sustainability does not have to be in the mandate or mission statement of the student group.

Staff Sustainability Award

The Staff Sustainability Award recognizes an individual staff member's efforts to educate, advocate and advance one or more Sustainable Development Goals within their department and/or unit. This person shows a keen interest in campus-related activities and sustainability as a whole. Sustainability may or may not be defined in this person's job responsibilities. 

Eligibility

Must be an employee of the University of Manitoba.

Faculty Sustainability Award

The Faculty Sustainability Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional and continuous integration of one or more Sustainable Development Goals into their teaching, research and engagement activities. This individual creates engaging opportunities for students through experiential learning, course design, innovative research and assignment creation. This person also shows a keen interest in campus related activities and sustainability as a whole.

Eligibility

Must be an active University of Manitoba faculty member, instructor or postdoctoral fellow.

Collaborative Sustainability Award

The Collaborative Sustainability Award recognizes a unique collaborative effort between students, faculty, staff and community members to integrate one or more SDGs in a project or initiative. This unique category puts emphasis on interdepartmental interactions at UM in efforts to find solutions to sustainability-related issues to further advance to the SDGs.

Eligibility

Must be a collaborative project representing at least two of the following: staff, students, faculty and/or community members

Send us your nominations

If you know of an individual or group demonstrating leadership, creativity and dedication to sustainability on campus, nominate them for a 2023 UM Sustainability Award.

Nominate someone today

Nominations will be reviewed and the award recipients will be selected by the UM Sustainability Committee.