We live in a consumerist culture, where we value accumulation and abundance. Over the course of the 20th and 21st centuries, capitalism has preserved its momentum by ‘molding the ordinary person into a consumer with an unquenchable thirst for more stuff’.
Decolonise Your Degree
Decolonisation of higher education is about freeing academic and student minds from exclusionary ways of thinking and being. But ultimately, the motivation comes from addressing broader social issues of lasting injustice.
It is our belief that students can be the primary engines of positive change during times of crisis. We're encouraging students to do what they can to support their communities while helping to also maintain a healthy world.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality and address the urgency of climate change. Everyone, everywhere has a part to play. It is our belief that campuses can be the primary engines of positive change.