Justine Hall moved to Manchester in 2002 to go to University, and then decided to stay in the area. She is now a second year PhD student at the University of Manchester. Her research is looking at the distribution of trees in urban areas.
Justine is very involved in campaigns locally and at University. She runs the Young Greens group at the University of Manchester. ‘Students can be a great part of an area. More efforts should be made to include them in the local community. Local people and students can benefit from each other'.
Justine has stood in a number of elections, both as a student and for the council. She enjoys meeting different sorts of people while out campaigning. She says ‘Local people should be listened to more when local decisions are made'.
Justine has been part of a number of successful campaigns both locally and nationally. These have included: