Ethical Grand Challenges gives you, as an undergraduate student at the University of Manchester, the opportunity to explore three of the big challenges facing the world in the 21st century - sustainability, social justice and workplace ethics

You'll get a chance to look at the world around you in new ways and take part in lots of different activities with students from different degree disciplines. Explore this site to find out about opportunities to get involved.

Ethical Grand Challenges


If you’re a new undergraduate (from September 2016), you can complete the Stellify Award.

Although you don’t need to be working towards the Stellify Award to take part in EGC activities, completion of all three Ethical Grand Challenges is one of the core requirements of this prestigious award

More than just a record of your achievements, the Stellify Award is our most prestigious extra-curricular accolade. It demonstrates that you know what it means to do more and be more. It’s proof that you’re ready to take on your next challenge and shape your future.

You don't need to sign-up. In order to gain the Stellify Award upon graduation, there are some specific activities that you need to complete throughout your degree.

Find out more about the Stellify Award

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  • Sustainability
  • Workplace Ethics