Call for submissions: SEI student series on climate futures

1 August 2022
SEI is inviting University of Sydney students to contribute to our blog under the theme ‘climate futures’.

We are inviting undergraduate and postgraduate University of Sydney students to write for the Sydney Environment Institute blog as part of our Student Series. We are keen to hear from students on environmental issues and topics, such as climate change, disaster adaptation, community action, environmental imaginaries, and sustainability. We encourage submissions to loosely fit under at least one of our main themes, which include:

The theme for this year’s Student Series is ‘climate futures’. This theme considers how we (as individuals and communities) imagine, understand and engage with our future as shaped by our responses to the climate crisis. We welcome creative approaches under this theme, and are happy to workshop ideas and approaches.

As a multidisciplinary research institute, we aim to broaden and develop public discourse on climate change and other significant environmental issues. Therefore, we welcome students in any degree, majors, and disciplines at the University of Sydney to pitch an idea.

Why should you write for us?

  • Have your writing published online for the Sydney Environment Institute, with potential republication on other outlets
  • Develop your writing skills and work with an editor
  • Share your knowledge and passion for the environment
  • Engage in public discourse on environmental issues

How to apply

Please email SEI’s Content Editor Emma Holland ( with ‘SEI Student Series’ in the email title. Please include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your degree and faculty
  • Blog pitch: describe what you’d like to write about and what approach you’re considering (for example: creative, reflective, opinion, short essay) – 300 words maximum
  • SEI theme that your blog pitch falls under

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