Ethical Grand Challenges

 

To get the Stellify Award you must complete two Ethical Grand Challenges. You'll get a chance to look at the world around you in new ways and learn how to take action on issues that matter most to you.

The Ethical Grand Challenges allow you to tackle three of the biggest challenges facing the world in the 21st century:

Feel empowered to take action on sustainability issues that matter most to you.

The Sustainability Challenge is currently available to Year 1, Year 2 and final year students.

What do I need to do?

  • Complete the Sustainability Challenge on Blackboard.
  • It takes around an hour to complete online and you don’t have to complete it all in one go.
  • If you're a Year 1 or Year 2 student, you have been automatically enrolled on Blackboard. Find the challenge in the 'My Communities' section on Blackboard.
  • If you're a final year student, you need to self enrol via the Sustainability Challenge webpage.

How do I show I've completed it?

  • Your participation will be verified by completion of a series of tasks in Blackboard.

Explore how you can support human rights and work to build fairer communities in Manchester, the UK and across the globe.

The Social Justice Challenge is currently available to Year 2 and final year students.

What do I need to do?

How do I show I've completed it?

  • Your participation will be verified by completion of a series of multiple choice questions in Blackboard 

Get ready for the workplace by exploring ethical dilemmas commonly faced by graduates in their early careers. 

The Workplace Ethics Challenge is available to final year students.

What do I need to do?

  • Attend a Workplace Ethics Challenge face-to-face workshop or complete the challenge online 

How do I show I've completed it?

  • If you attend a face-to-face workshop you need to sign the register on the day to prove that you attended
  • If you complete the online challenge in Blackboard, your participation will be verified by a short multiple choice quiz