Residents at one of Fitzwilliam College’s student houses won a cash prize as a reward for being the house or staircase who saved the most electricity during the week-long Fitz Off competition.
Fellow Environmental Officer Dr Hero Chalmers presented postgraduate students and Windsor Road residents Alexis and Dario (pictured), Nipun, Nikolas, Julianne and Hester with their prize.
Fitz Off is a student-run competition which ran last month. It monitors energy usage in College and rewards those who reduced their consumption the most over a week.
The winners were awarded £50 each in gift vouchers.
Hero said: “Fitz Off is an annual competition which has been running since 2014 and is organised jointly by the JCR and the MCR – undergraduates and graduates together.
“This is just one of a large number of environmental efforts that we have in place at the College, including the removal of all plastic cups from water coolers and the coffee shop, our revised ethical investment policy', the establishment of a Carbon Offsetting Scheme to cover travel by all staff, students and Fellows on College business and the forthcoming purchase of an interdepartmental electric van.”