The University of Andorra has started up the second edition of the internal competition: What can we do at the UdA for the climate, to reward the best actions applicable to the institution that contribute to the fight against climate change and that allows to adapt to its effects. The initiative aims to contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 13 which focuses on urgently combat climate change and its effects, considering that it is the most environmental challenge that humanity must face in the 21st century.
The competition is intended for students of official studies as well as permanent, temporary and collaborative staff and the UdA Alumni and UdA Activa collectives, who will compete in two separate calls. The proposals can be of educative or of awareness nature, focused on energy efficiency, on the reduction of emissions or on waste management, or on sustainable mobility and food, among others.
Participation can be individually or in groups of three people and to participate you must enrol before 25 March 2023 and present the project before 9 May 2023, following the instructions detailed in the competition rules (in Catalan).
The jury, comprised of four member representatives of the university groups and one external member, will make public its decision on 7 June 2023. Proposals will be evaluated considering technical quality, originality, feasibility, impact and adequacy to the competition rules. It will also be assessed that they do not coincide with any of the proposals already presented in the previous edition. The first classified of each call will be awarded with a computer equipment valued at 600 euros for each member of the group.
- Call 1: aimed to students of official studies enrolled at UdA in 2022-2023 academic year.
- Call 2: open to the rest of the education community, aimed for permanent staff, temporary staff and collaborative staff of the UdA and to the UdA Alumni collectives and UdA Activa.
- 25 March 2023: last day to enrol for the competition.
- 19 May 2023: last day to apply for the competition.
- 7 June 2023: jury resolution and price-giving.
Following the first edition of the competition, which took place during the second semester of the 2021-2022 academic year, the UdA has drawn up a compilation of energy-saving measures and other advice aimed at the university community. Reusable water bottles have been distributed amongst formal education students and permanent and temporary staff.
- Winners of the 2022 edition (in Catalan)
- Call of the 2022 edition (in Catalan)