Aston Go Green is a catchall term to summarise the wide range of sustainability initiatives at Aston University. The main benefits have been legal compliance and financial saving
The redevelopment of Durham University Business School produced an eye-catching facility which successfully enhanced the student experience and transformed the working lives of...
The University required a purpose built, highly efficient high density data centre to be installed and commissioned within 13 months ready for the start of the new academic year
Worcester Royal Infirmary, the primary teaching and surgical hospital in Worcestershire until it closed in 2002 lay derelict for eight years and has now been sensitively restored
Edinburgh’s historic Old High School has been transformed into an award winning, energy efficient hub for knowledge, innovation and skills.
The Julian Study Centre is an ambitious structure that solidifies a holistic approach to new teaching and seminar spaces
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
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.
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
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
GUEST is a student led environmental sustainability body who strive to engage the broader University community to promote ecological awareness and positive environmental action
Emily has been a pioneer for the University, carving a place for sustainability initiatives, generating University-wide interest & determinedly driving sustainability up the...
Unsustainable pressure on static infrastructure budgets from increasing energy costs threatened the direct science budget at the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
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
The real question was ‘How does one embed sustainability in the ethos of an institution?' We achieved this through a whole range of initiatives
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
‘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
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
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...
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...
There are 2.5 billion people without access to toilets, resulting in the death of 1.5 million children annually from unclean water.
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.
This project supports families in-need by transforming run-down and derelict properties into modern and affordable homes in the community.
The University of Strathclyde is committed to ensuring its students make a useful and positive contribution to social and environmental challenges, locally and globally
The snappily named ‘SCAG’ consortium is an innovative shared services project delivering significant environmental benefits through sustainable waste management.
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
ReFreshed is a collaborative social enterprise project between Coventry University (CU), homelessness charity Coventry Cyrenians (CC), and Coventry Trading Standards (CTS).
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...
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...
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
Keele’s growth in sustainability activity has been astronomical, fuelled by dedicated high-level support, incredible local-level passion and engagement, and collegial...
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
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 EAUC annual conference 2014 regarding enterprise and sustainability education.
A presentation from the 2014 Conference about the University of Bristol which brought together formal, informal curricular learning and subliminal learning based on the...
The aim of the project was to embed sustainability and environmental management as a core principal of the college and make significant year on year improvements
This report from Newcastle University summarises a series of reviews of the provision of teaching of sustainable Development from 1999 until the academic year 2012/13.
The results of University of Dundee's project to explore the ways in which awareness of sustainability issues is encouraged by, accommodated within, or obstructed by, the...
A HEA toolkit which is aimed at educators wishing to learn more about sustainability education.
Between 2010 and 2013, LSIS has provided grants to support 63 projects which aim to develop, embed and disseminate effective approaches to sustainable development. Each of...
A case study from Sussex Downs College where an online learning tool was developed (SustainIT) to minimise carbon footprint.
A case study from South Staffordshire College about their project which extended carbon reduction/energy saving activities across all campuses.
A case study from South Thames College about a project that supported the engagement of the College with sustainability organisations within the local community to promote...
A case study from Redbridge Institute of Adult Education and their project which aimed to achieve a greener future by getting learners and staff fully involved and committed to...
A case study from an LSIS funded project called Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change which focused on embedding a sustainable development ethos within learning delivery,...
A zip-file of resources from Enfield Adult Education Services, including case studies and resources about the Stepping up in Sustainability project.
A case study from an LSIS funded project at City College Coventry where a low-cost, high-value video guide to learning for sustainability was produced.
A job description and person specification for Dumfries and Galloway College's Research & Development Technician
A presentation from the 2013 Conference about how the tertiary education sector in South London is integrating community work experience placements and outreach work into the...
A Presentation from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013 on embedding education for sustainable development in education.
Resources that were developed via the UNECE Expert Group in ESD in an attempt to provide a framework to assist educators to identify and develop competences (capabilities) in...
Link to the Jiscmail list to subscribe to the HEA's e-newsletter and e-bulletin.
Plymouth College of Art has developed an information sharing resource; The Sustainability Information Teaching Exchange.
In this resource you can download the ESD & Global Citizenship - A Strategy for Action (Wales).
This resource consists of an ESD briefing document for Building Design & Construction by the University of Sunderland.
This expert review was commissioned as part of Phase II of the Global Monitoring and Evaluation effort for The United Nations Decade in Education for Sustainable Development...
The purpose of this paper is to test the validity of the curriculum auditing tool Sustainability Tool for Auditing University Curricula in Higher Education (STAUNCH).
Daniel Curtis, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, asked EAUC Educational Members' Network for their assistance about the status of energy information...
Energy & Water Policy - Swansea Institute of Higher Education
This paper presents a snapshot of the current position of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC) in the Higher Education (HE) sector in Wales.
Here are a selection of useful links to help you embed Education for Sustainability within your institution.
In this EAUC Member Spotlight, see how University of Exeter embeds sustainability into the university that was Times Higher University of the Year 2007/8.
A video from the 2012 Conference of the day 3 keynote address: Satish Kumar, Editor-in-Chief, Resurgence
Intute Environment provides free access to high quality resources on the Internet. Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by subject specialists based at UK universities.
Lauder College has built a unique construction workshop (ECOspace) and training centre for educating students in environmental best practice for the construction industry.
A case study about Queen Margaret University’s Corstorphine Campus which was relocated and how it embraced the challenge to deliver the most sustainable campus in the UK.
A summary of the two-year project "Leading Curriculum Change for Sustainability" lead by University of Gloucestershire.
A case study by WRAP which focuses on the recycled content in construction of the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science of the University of Strathclyde.
View two Education for Sustainability (EFS) guides produced by Dr Alex Ryan and Professor Daniella Tilbury from the University of Gloucestershire.
A curriculum review tool and guide based on searching modules specifications for insights to how they were engaging with education for sustainable development.
A review and guide to Education for sustainable development and holistic curriculum change, written bu Dr Alex Ryan.
This document is an updated strategic statement and action plan on sustainable development in the higher education sector following feedback received on the consultation...