Alumni Voices

UWA’s first ever ‘Sustainable Careers Expo’ - Basundhara Dutta [Environmental Science Student]

October 16, 2018

The Guild Environment Department is running UWA's first ever Sustainable Careers Expo on Tuesday 23rd October:

  • Find out about career options that won't contribute to a future defined by climate chaos 
  • Meet environmental professionals and NGOs
  • Learn how you can support sustainability in all career pathways from engineering to environmental science to economics.

Meet Basundhara Dutta

Basundhara is a 2nd year student studying Environmental Science at the University of Western Australia and is the UWA Student Guild’s Environment Officer and the President for UWA French Club. In 2018, Basundhara’s aim with the Guild Environment Department was to maximise student engagement by promoting sustainability campus wide and providing a larger platform for students to engage and advocate for environmental issues. Throughout the year, she relaunched the Fossil Free UWA campaign, ran events such as EnviroFest, make your own keepcup events and Enviro Week as well as working with the university to implement sustainable initiatives at UWA. Sustainability is big topic in 2018 and Basundhara would like to continue partaking in environmental initiatives through her career in Environmental Science and Sustainable Design.