Edinburgh’s historic Old High School has been transformed into an award winning, energy efficient hub for knowledge, innovation and skills.
The purchase of a real-time energy management system called Eniscope in August 2013 enabled Dundee and Angus College to identify any hidden energy leaks
Diana has grown up in what is classed as one of the most deprived areas of Greater Manchester and understands firsthand the lack of opportunities and community based activities
Students have benefitted from experiencing practical, outdoor activities that are environmentally sound and of benefit to the wider community.
The aim of the project was simply to produce less waste and use less energy in order to improve the ecological footprint of the College.
Outstanding progress in reducing staff single person car commuter journeys from 40% to 16.5% has been achieved at Newcastle through consistent university wide effort over a decade
The aim of the project was to build on the lessons learnt from previous projects and further embed sustainable development principles into the new development at the BGLZ.
The University of Salford has a challenging carbon target of an absolute reduction of 43% by Sept 2020 from 2005/6 baseline.
The ‘Octave’ is the University of Salford’s state of the art virtual reality suite. At its most extensive, it can present an eight-sided projected environment...
Upgrading ventilation and controls systems for the University of Reading’s chemistry teaching lab fume cupboards has returned major energy savings
From saving electricity to increasing biodiversity and pioneering the use of organic calico, Rachel engages community members, students and staff from diverse disciplines
Emily has been a pioneer for the University, carving a place for sustainability initiatives, generating University-wide interest & determinedly driving sustainability up the...
GUEST is a student led environmental sustainability body who strive to engage the broader University community to promote ecological awareness and positive environmental action
The real question was ‘How does one embed sustainability in the ethos of an institution?' We achieved this through a whole range of initiatives
Unsustainable pressure on static infrastructure budgets from increasing energy costs threatened the direct science budget at the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
UEA is helping to build a demand-side power station, turning energy-intensive equipment across its campus into smart devices which can automatically adjust their energy demand
Industrial irons are frequently used by students for garment-making. They take around 15 minutes to reach useable heat and steam pressure so there is a temptation to leave them on
‘A building is only as green as the people are’. This motto, created during the year, epitomises OGEC. There will always be a limit to a buildings effect on a...
Met MUnch is a student-led food network with a passion for food! It brings affordable, nutritional, local and sustainable food to student communities and beyond
Field to fork, bringing the veg back home was the University of Brighton’s vision to see locally grown fruit and vegetables being served across all food and beverage...
Growhampton is a sustainability initiative with a big focus on food – from the seed to plate and palate, from its edible campus, to its bee hives and The Hive sustainability café
There are 2.5 billion people without access to toilets, resulting in the death of 1.5 million children annually from unclean water.
This project supports families in-need by transforming run-down and derelict properties into modern and affordable homes in the community.
Using Benjamin Franklin’s premise “Involve Me and I’ll Learn”, the College has actively involved students in a number of projects, events and activities...
The Works is a University of Manchester led employment facility providing access to training and jobs for residents in the University’s immediate communities
The CSI is an independent index underpinned by sound academic research that allows suppliers to obtain a score of their social, economic and environmental sustainability...
Over 5.8 million people in about 30 countries utilise the SODIS method, but lack any UV indicator technology, necessary to ensure 100% success.
The snappily named ‘SCAG’ consortium is an innovative shared services project delivering significant environmental benefits through sustainable waste management.
The University of Strathclyde is committed to ensuring its students make a useful and positive contribution to social and environmental challenges, locally and globally
PDSE is a Community Interest Company that has been set up by Plymouth University’s Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry to oversee the education of its dental students
The Nike Making Project brought together designers, scientists, coders & students to hack the material system & find ways of de-coupling successful design from...
The Green Trail is an induction activity that raises awareness of the importance of environmental sustainability by familiarising students with the College and its grounds
In 2014, the University of Nottingham offered its first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) called ‘Sustainability, Society and You’
Jessica Saunders has woven her passion and knowledge of sustainable fashion through its flexible courses in Fashion Media, Design & Realisation, Business, Branding and...
ReFreshed is a collaborative social enterprise project between Coventry University (CU), homelessness charity Coventry Cyrenians (CC), and Coventry Trading Standards (CTS).
The aim of the Bodleian Libraries energy project was to reduce annual costs by at least £100,000 so they could continue to offer world class services to students and researchers
Bournemouth University’s Carbon Management Plan is a comprehensive programme of works aiming to meet the challenging 2015/16 target of a 30% reduction in absolute...
Using HEFCE Revolving Green Funding, the University set out to show that there is life in 1960s building stock, of which there is much in the HE sector.
Nurses have limited knowledge of sustainability and are poorly equipped to deal the challenges working in a changing environment brings
Keele’s growth in sustainability activity has been astronomical, fuelled by dedicated high-level support, incredible local-level passion and engagement, and collegial...
Glasgow Caledonian University has set the wheels in motion for a project where bikes are transforming lives. reCYCLE has been recognised as contributing to a 2014 Games Legacy...
“Catching the Carbon Culprits” is a holistic approach to preventing energy wastage. Heat was escaping through poor insulation and lights were being left on...
The implementation of the Lancaster University wind turbine project was difficult and controversial, but successfully completed in 2012.
E-Collegey was launched at Uxbridge College in 2012 to boost participation in green activities and encourage awareness of sustainability issues.
The UNESCO ESD Zoom newsletter which summarise the key projects, events and outcomes.
The guide contains video clips, insights, tips and adaptable tools for institutions to take and use, to help in the development of strategic approaches to EfS
This handbook is designed to support the work of members who represent the union on environmental issues. It will help in the appointment of new reps and contribute to put...
In May 2014, an EAUC Member requested a list of sustainability themed MSCs or MAs. This is a result from Masterstudies.com
QAA guidance which is intended to support higher education providers wishing to embrace education for sustainable development as part of the student academic experience.
A presentation from the 2014 Conference about the University of Bristol which brought together formal, informal curricular learning and subliminal learning based on the...