Welcome to the University of Essex Student Switch Off campaign – your chance to win prizes for yourself and a Ben & Jerry’s delivery for your hall, all for doing easy things to save energy and protect the environment.

Ben & Jerry’s for my hall?
Yep! All the halls at the University of Essex compete to save energy and at the end of the year the hall that is the ‘greenest’ and engaged the most in the campaign gets a free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream giveaway!

Interesting, how can I win stuff?
To help your hall win just save energy and get involved in the campaign over the year by following our simple energy-saving tips, taking part in our competitions and quizzes and simply sign-up to our mailing list. We also give away individual prizes over the year such as Ben & Jerry’s (big tubs!). These are given out to students who get involved in our photo competitions that run every 2-3 weeks.

Tell me more..
Click on the tabs on the left hand side for information on the halls leaderboard so far, key dates for the year, photo competitions, our climate change quiz, how to get involved and practical information on how to save energy. Good luck in the competition!