Partnerships and Awards

The successful pilot year of the new Fairtrade Universities & Colleges award is just coming to an end, with 11 partnerships being awarded the inaugural awards for the new programme at the EAUC's annual conference in June.

An incredible array of activity was recorded across areas such as procurement, campaigning, policy and leadership, with both staff and students involved in leading their submissions and taking action on campus. 22 students were trained to undertake the audits, resulting in the following award levels being accredited to each organisation:

Working Towards Accreditation:

  • The University of Stirling and their Students’ Association as working towards accreditation

Fairtrade University or College standard:

  • The University of Brighton and their Students’ Union
  •  University of Wales - Trinity St David’s and their Students’ Union


Fairtrade University or College 1 Star Award:

  • Oxford Brookes University and their Students’ Union
  • Walsall College and their Students’ Union
  • University of Oxford and their Students’ Union
  • Forth Valley College and their Students’ Association


Fairtrade University or College 2 Star Award:

  • Edinburgh College, and their Students' Association
  • Edinburgh University and their Students’ Association
  • University of Leeds and their students Union
  • Middlesex University and their Students’ Union


If you’d like to take part next year please read an outline of the Fairtrade Universities & Colleges award and see our rate card and sign up form.