Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 1: No Poverty

goal 1 no povertyThe first Sustainable Development Goal is to end poverty in all its forms everywhere.


5 modules have intended learning outcomes directly relating to this goal, and 780 students have the opportunity to choose these modules.


359 articles relating to this goal were published in Scopus between 2018 and 2022, and 16,789 articles were 'cited by' in Scopus.

What we're doing


The University has committed to paying the voluntary Living Wage since 2015. 

In 2023, as part of a response to the cost-of-living increases, the University also put in place several supportive measures for staff and students, including free breakfasts, reduced car parking costs, and financial support sessions.


The School of Economics deliver a third-year UG Development Economics (EC3061) module where students identify characteristics that cause significant differences in the level of economic development and prosperity and suggest appropriate policies targeted at promoting economic development as part of their assessment.

Courses relating to the goal

Science and Engineering

Social Sciences, Art and Humanities

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