Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Building a new economy with head, heart and hands: Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson marvels at the range of work now being carried out by graduates from the economics programme at Schumacher College.

College archive offers reflection and inspiration in challenging times

Thursday, 19 March, 2020
As the world presses pauses to limit the spread of the current pandemic, Dr Stephan Harding invites everyone to dive into the archives of Schumacher College

Schumacher College moves teaching online during virus outbreak

Tuesday, 17 March, 2020
New measures taken to protect health and well-being of students and staff.
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Daring to look beyond growth by Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson argues that its time to place the well-being of people ahead of economic growth.
tree of life
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How can we understand Deep Ecology?

Deep Ecology Fellow Stephan Harding recalls a special and memorable walk with philosopher, activist and teacher, Per Ingvar Haukeland.
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Dr Andy Letcher: How can engaged ecology help us?

It is only by examining our relationship with place that we can begin to try and tackle the many challenges facing us in the 21st century and beyond.
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Schumacher College alumnus is given prestigious role

Monday, 27 January, 2020
New appointment put Nigel Topping at the centre of inter-governmental discussion on tackling climate change
The Old Postern at Schumacher College

Work begins on repairs to Old Postern roof

Thursday, 23 January, 2020
Work to repair the historic Old Postern, home of Schumacher College, has begun.
Satish Kumar in Henri's Field

Satish Kumar launches fundraising appeal for Schumacher College

Tuesday, 10 December, 2019
College's fundraising appeal will go towards helping the campus achieve its target of carbon neutral.
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Schumacher College Recognised in Prestigious Sustainability Awards

Tuesday, 3 December, 2019
College collects a "Highly Commended" at the 2019 Green Gown Awards in recognition of the regenerative and ecologically sensitive food culture on our campus.
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College announces a reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019
New style programmes will give students the opportunity to combine work and study.
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Is the word sustainability still meaningful? by Dr Pavel Cenkl

Head of Schumacher College Dr Pavel Cenkl questions whether we can still use a word like 'sustainability' when it is being increasingly misused - often for commercial gain.
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Old Postern added to English Heritage's At Risk Register

Friday, 18 October, 2019
English Heritage acknowledges the historic value of the Old Postern as a project team makes final preparations to begin work on repairs to the roof of the 15th Century building.
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Breaking New Ground by Stephan Harding

Finding unexpected beauty can bring great pleasure but sometimes it can bring with it a greater insight.