Maynooth University (formerly known as NUI, Maynooth) is set in Kildare in Ireland’s East Midlands. Close to Dublin but clearly a more removed college, the college adjoins and encompasses an old ecclesiastical college and seminary. Today, the University is a friendly, compact campus with a fierce determination to save more and waste less.
Student Switch Off is a sustainability campaign running at the Maynooth University which supports and encourages students living in halls of residence to save energy and water, as well as recycle.
Whilst all students living on campus are part of the energy saving plan, we’re focused on Riordan, Mullin, Leavey and Hargadon halls. If you live in one of these halls you are automatically taking part in the competition but visit our get involved page to find out how you can do more and win individual prizes like Ben & Jerry’s, return rail tickets and other great prizes.
At the end of the year, the hall that saves the most energy & recycles the best will win a prize!
Student Switch Off provides a platform for students to take personal action on the Climate Crisis.
The campaign runs in universities across Europe and in the past 12 years we have…
Each and every small action contributes to our collective impact, so thanks for being part of Student Switch Off!