Now in their 10th year, the Green Gown Awards, sponsored by the CISCO and BT education partnership, recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the UK. With sustainability moving up the agenda, the Awards have become established as the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the tertiary education sector.
The Green Gown Awards black-tie ceremony brings together the leaders, drivers and thinkers of sustainability initiatives within the tertiary education sector. Show your support for and get inspiration from the finalists by being a part of the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the education sector.
Why BT are supporting the Green Gown Awards:
"At BT, we use the power of communications to make a better world, so it is an honour for BT to be sponsoring the Green Gown Awards in their 10th year. Sustainability is steadily increasing in importance for institutions in terms of their financial and operational performance, and these awards are testimony to that.
Our dedicated Education Team lives and breathes Communication & IT solutions in education. We are the UK’s leading Cisco partner and have been their largest education partner for the last five years running. Together we’re working with education institutions in creating better business outcomes through the use of technology.
At BT, sustainable business supports business growth and innovation. We are committed to bringing together the best networks and technology with the expertise of our people to help organisations grow, communities flourish, and individuals get more out of life. This is why we are so excited to sponsor the ‘Technical Innovation for Sustainability’ award. We aim to help universities and colleges to become more sustainable through network-enabled IT.
The Green Gown Awards is a fantastic opportunity to recognise institutions commitment to achieving this goal."
Neil Pemberton, Director of Specialist Sales, BT
An affordable and easy to administer bicycle loan scheme which is designed to promote cycling through minimising the barriers to staff and students
Plymouth University is delivering a model of sustainable catering which is founded upon local and ethical sourcing, increasing community access to healthy and fresh food, and...
South Devon College has developed/written its own in house system that allows it to link its learner database (EBS) to the system and scan learners ID cards at a point in its...
The University of Manchester’s 6 year vision specifically expresses the need ‘To embed environmental sustainability as a key priority across the full range of its...
UWS community gardens reduce carbon through food growing; provide a living laboratory for students; and a social space for UWS staff, students and surrounding communities
University of Edinburgh aims to contribute to the improvement of society as a whole by the creation of sustainable food systems
BaxterStorey have a duty to students and staff to continuously improve and build upon the level of sustainability demonstrated at the University of Gloucestershire’s (UoG)...
The University of Strathclyde Material Resource Strategy achieves 100% diversion from landfill and a 90% recycling rate
The Sustainable Garden is a multi-purpose, public space developed on a previously unused plot of land on campus. The garden is utilised for edible planting open to all
By Reducing, Re-using, Recycling and Rewarding, the University of Dundee has reduced litter, increased furniture and stationery reuse and increased recycling through rewarding
The ‘Our Space Your Place’ competition offered a unique entrepreneurial opportunity to University students. Students worked with University faculty and business experts
The University of Gloucestershire Students’ Union aims to grow its Union as a social enterprise hub, acting as advocates for social enterprise as an educational tool with...
The project has provided students with an exciting opportunity to participate in a unique elective module which explores the principles and practices of sustainability
This collaborative project between University of the West of Scotland (UWS), SAUWS (Students Association UWS) and NUS, sees sustainability being embedded into teaching at UWS
Final year honours Geoscience students are ‘para-professionals’ in their subjects. Students design, develop and deliver resources and materials for science and...
South West Energy Centre is a unique multi award winning facility providing advice, guidance and training to industry and consumers in all matters relating to the Low Carbon Sector
Education for sustainable development was utilised to address environmental and health concerns within the existing care curriculum framework.
The Environment and Public Policy MSc embraces and offers an excellent grounding in sustainability, managed ecosystem exploitation, and new and unfamiliar challenges
Linking the part time/distance learning (DL) students with the full time students has facilitated the opportunities for shared learning.
University of Gloucestershire (UoG) has been engaged in sustainability for many years and has worked hard to progress its integrated strategy