The Pursuit of Compassionate Hope: Repurposing the University Through the Sustainable Development Goals Agenda

  • Paul WarwickEmail author
  • Alun Morgan
  • Wendy Miller


Warwick, Morgan and Miller offer an important exploration of higher education for hope within the civic context of global social justice and environmental points of crisis. Focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for societal change they look at ways that education can incubate hope through students’ compassionate civic action for the common good. By looking at the place-based pedagogical approach of service-learning, this chapter concludes with a case study of emerging practice at a UK University and highlights key challenges to engaging students with creating more sustainable futures in a local context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PlymouthPlymouthUK

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