The relevance of this article is the need to analyze the social activity of environmental communities’ members. Modern universities and institutes of higher education are the most important agents of socialization of young people in the period of education. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for further employment and improve themselves as specialists in a particular field; in addition, an important part of students’ education is the development of their environmental consciousness and its structural components, which will find their application in environmentally oriented activities. The aim of the study is to describe the phenomenon of social activity and analyze the features of student social activity in environmental communities. The article describes the opinions of members of the ecological community on social activity; it reveals subjective assessment of personal social activity’s level of the ecological community members. Also reveals reasons for joining the environmental community. It is determined that the majority of students understand social activity as participation in the activities of non-profit youth organizations; the creation of social projects and their implementation; as well as participation in actions for the improvement of the city, Saturday-meetings. The data Obtained in this work can be used in environmental psychology, social psychology, pedagogy, age psychology, sociology, as well as for further theoretical development of this issue.


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