Edith Cowan University (ECU) is committed to developing a heightened awareness within its students, staff, and the wider community a sense of place and value for the environment
Macquarie’s skills-for-sustainability initiatives aim to go beyond individual behaviour change or single actions, instead seeking to implement systemic change within the...
The Students’ Association at the University of Technology, Sydney recognises that students are skipping breakfast before early lectures.
With a target of a 24,400 tonne reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020, ‘italladdsup’ was designed to grab attention, increase the importance of energy reduction.
New Life for Old Pants is a successful textile waste reduction and recycling programme at the University of Salford.
The University of Nottingham wanted to extend their sustainability strategy beyond our estates and research into their core business of teaching and learning.
Lewisham College Trade Union Studies Department and the construction union UCATT were founding members of the Green Skills Partnership for London (GSPL).
The Hive is Europe’s first fully integrated, jointly funded university and public library in a £60m landmark BREEAM ‘outstanding’ building within a city...
Future Factory provides comprehensive support to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the East Midlands region to improve both sustainability and business strength.
A new approach to energy visualisation, Greenview allows DMU staff and students to see the live electrical consumption of their buildings in a creative and innovative way.
EBRI Researchers have developed an innovative bioenergy solution - a Pyroformer™ - that uses waste products to generate cost-effective heat and power.
NTU’s Student Eco Video project is a work-based learning initiative enabling undergraduates & staff to engage with & promote the university’s commitment to...
Establishing institution-wide commitment to sustainability in the curriculum is one of the hardest but most important strategic issues to address.
Built for the same cost as traditional student accommodation, The Green is University of Bradford’s final piece of the jigsaw in the Ecoversity Programme.
The Sustainable Futures Course is an innovative approach to teaching sustainability to ‘hard’ scientists consisting of 4 5-credit modules, each of which contains 4...
The SusTEACH project developed an innovative suite of online Sustainability Tools for the Environmental Appraisal of the Carbon Impacts of Higher Education (HE) Teaching Models.
Leading voices have noticed the huge ‘disconnect’ between ‘real-world’ changes and what is happening in business schools.
With energy procurement managed from central funds the “Electricity Incentivisation Scheme” (EIS) was designed to make University “departments” aware of...
Derbyshire Eco Centre is the county hub for education for sustainable development (ESD). It is at the heart of Derbyshire County Council's (DCC's) drive to combat...
The University of Cumbria operates from several geographically dispersed sites, the main ones being 70 miles apart. Approximately 70% of our students attend placements as part...
Since its formation in 2009, Walsall Adult and Community College (WACC) has embedded sustainability into Leadership and Governance, Estates, Teaching and Learning and...
From 2007 we’ve operated a very successful and holistic programme of waste minimisation projects using all of the elements of the waste hierarchy.
On the evening of Friday 27th April 2012, 255 students and staff at the University of Southampton successfully completed the first campus-wide energy audit.
Mile2 aims to widen participation, raise aspirations, create greater community cohesion and deliver life-changing skills to residents in a defined area of Leicester.
The Food Hub at Broomfield Hall is a project which has been developed to encourage local people to buy local food, and to get involved in producing their own food.
The University of the West of Scotland and SRUC staff and students enjoy superior facilities made possible through successful collaboration resulting in the creation of BREEAM...
There are 19 Resident Associations at the University of Manchester, comprising current students in halls elected by their peers to represent the needs of 34 halls of residence.
An innovative international multidisciplinary PhD training programme, supporting the development of a new generation of top flight early career researchers
Universities break new ground when they reach beyond the campus walls to tackle sustainability issues and lead practical change projects.
A demonstration of ‘stakeholder engagement’ illustrating how South Thames College is forging alliances with low carbon community organisations, trades unions and...
The project developed a whole-organisation approach to achieving a greener future getting part time adult learners, staff & the local community involved in sustainable...
Over the space of 1 year, London Met has reduced its carbon footprint by 1,485 tonnes, the equivalent of over 3 million tube journeys between our Holloway Road and Aldgate...
The University of Hertfordshire has carried out a green ICT project to achieve a number of objectives associated with its data centres.
Salford Energy House provides a platform for academics to collaborate with industry in the development of products to reduce the carbon emissions.
Confronted with the rising cost – both financial &environmental – of conventional fuel, Blackpool & The Fylde College has driven its sustainable transport using waste...
The University of Leeds took part in the UTravelActive project, which promotes health, well-being and sustainable living through encouraging and facilitating active travel.
A university’s carbon brainprint of research, consultancy or teaching is an estimate of the change in carbon emissions from its known and predicted outcomes in practice.
With 240 applications in 2011, 25% up from 2010, the Green Gown Awards are firmly established as prestigious recognition of sustainability excellence in tertiary education.
Commencing in April 2010, this survey gives an invaluable insight into the use of the NTU estate, recording the utilisation of over 300 rooms every hour.
The One Planet MBA is a unique programme designed to develop a new generation of managers and leaders who will transform businesses and deliver more sustainable strategies.
New College Stamford (NCS) recently established an Environmental and Sustainability strategy with high emphasis placed on social responsibility.
In October 2010 Northern Ireland’s South Eastern Regional College (SERC) opened a brand new Environmental Skills Centre on its refurbished and extended Ards Campus.
Completed in July 2010, the £4.2m Durning Centre at Edge Hill University is a building that incorporates unique sustainability innovations.
South Lanarkshire College’s low-energy house is a practical project...
To promote student engagement with SRS, the University of Edinburgh has developed an online resource called OurEd which makes SRS relevant and engaging for students.
The winners' brochure from the 2010 Green Gown Awards.
Imperial College London is committed to provide a sustainable and operable estate, despite extensive refurbishment/new build and staff/student growth.
Imperial College formulated a comprehensive Green IT Policy, which resulted in ICT leading a number of sustainability initiatives across the institution.
The University of Edinburgh’s sustainability programme has achieved significant positive impact across the University and contributes to sector-wide improvements in...
Green Gown Awards 2011 - winners' brochure from the annual Awards, recognising excellence in sustainability within the further and higher education sector