Sustainability Futurist


Are you ready  to be a SUSTAINABILITY FUTURIST?

We are looking for students who are passionate about sustainability. Selection criteria are as follows:

  1. Second-year students; OR
  2. Final-year students (i.e. 3-year degree course); OR
  3. Third-year students (i.e. 4-year degree course); OR
  4. Honours students; OR
  5. Postgraduate students

All disciplines are welcome. You are responsible for forming your own team of 3 members, preferably from different disciplines.

Benefits :

  • Training and experience as a sustainability change agent
  • Certificate of participation to all participants
  • Opportunity to get published in a dedicated SDG website (
  • Record your achievements in Student Futures
  • Experience of a multidisciplinary collaboration with the University of Warwick
  • Boost your resume with this project
  • Token of appreciation to all non-winning participants (AUD 50 per participant)
  • Prizes for winning finalists (AUD 200 per team) for the following categories:
    • Sustainable Development Goal 7
    • Sustainable Development Goal 11
    • Sustainable Development Goal 13
    • Overall Winner
    • Social Media Winner

The projected timelines are as follows:

15 December 2021Project Commencement
11-13 January 2022Expert Talk Series & Training Sessions
13 January 2022First feedback session
15-20 February 2022Preliminary video submission
21 February 2022Approval & Feedback on video
28 February 2022Video submission  with revision (may only apply to some groups)
1-21 March 2022Social media campaign period
1 April 2022Report with impact submission
23 June 2022Closing Ceremony and announcement of winners

This project is working towards achieving the following Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) :

  • Goal 7  Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Goal 11  Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Goal 13  Climate Action.

This project is supported by the Monash Warwick Alliance.

Project team members:

Dr Poovarasi Balan
School of Engineering

Dr Arshad Salema
School of Engineering

Dr Foo Su Chern
School of Science

Hoo Sze Ling
Student Life

For more information, please contact Hoo Sze Ling at