Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
The eighth Sustainable Development Goal is to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
What we’re doing (University activity)
‘Resilient Pastoralism: Towards Sustainable Futures in Rangelands’
Within the study ‘Resilient Pastoralism: Towards Sustainable Futures in Rangelands’ the University worked with locals and specialists in Kenya and Mongolia to study concepts of resilience in pastoral societies. Contemporary pastoralism supports the livelihoods of 500 million people worldwide and this research contributes toward a stable future for these societies by encouraging effective policy intervention.
The Leicester Award is an inspirational personal development programme for all students with a wide range of activities including volunteering and professional mentoring to develop confidence, resilience and decision making skills
Career Development Service
The University’s Career Development Service won an award for the ‘Best University Employability Service’. Leicester is one of 9 universities that produce the most CEOs.