Thinking about your suppliers and what you're purchasing at Christmas is one of the most significant ways to stay sustainable as it's weaved into everything during the...
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
The project has provided students with an exciting opportunity to participate in a unique elective module which explores the principles and practices of sustainability
Final year honours Geoscience students are ‘para-professionals’ in their subjects. Students design, develop and deliver resources and materials for science and...
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 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 University of Strathclyde Material Resource Strategy achieves 100% diversion from landfill and a 90% recycling rate
An affordable and easy to administer bicycle loan scheme which is designed to promote cycling through minimising the barriers to staff and students
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
The ‘Our Space Your Place’ competition offered a unique entrepreneurial opportunity to University students. Students worked with University faculty and business experts
In the last 5 years, Environmental Management at Loughborough has come on in leaps and bounds and is now reaching new heights in waste and recycling
Linking the part time/distance learning (DL) students with the full time students has facilitated the opportunities for shared learning.
The Environment and Public Policy MSc embraces and offers an excellent grounding in sustainability, managed ecosystem exploitation, and new and unfamiliar challenges
Education for sustainable development was utilised to address environmental and health concerns within the existing care curriculum framework.
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
University of Gloucestershire (UoG) has been engaged in sustainability for many years and has worked hard to progress its integrated strategy
Since launching its Social Responsibility and Sustainability Strategy in 2010, the University of Edinburgh has strived to understand its impact on the world
LSE published its first Environmental Policy in 2005. Since then, the School has come a long way on its journey to embed sustainability in all aspects of the School’s day...
Over the last 5 years, Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC) has taken on the challenge of integrating sustainability across every corporate department and curriculum area.
From the ground-up: a whole-systems approach to institutional change Ball State University’s Council on the Environment (COTE) represents the many Vice-Presidents,...
In 2006, recognising the need to update facilities, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) took on the largest and most exciting construction and refurbishment project to date
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
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
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
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 redevelopment of Durham University Business School produced an eye-catching facility which successfully enhanced the student experience and transformed the working lives of...
Students have benefitted from experiencing practical, outdoor activities that are environmentally sound and of benefit to the wider community.
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
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
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
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 University of Salford has a challenging carbon target of an absolute reduction of 43% by Sept 2020 from 2005/6 baseline.
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 aim of the project was simply to produce less waste and use less energy in order to improve the ecological footprint of the College.
Emily has been a pioneer for the University, carving a place for sustainability initiatives, generating University-wide interest & determinedly driving sustainability up the...
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
Unsustainable pressure on static infrastructure budgets from increasing energy costs threatened the direct science budget at the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
The real question was ‘How does one embed sustainability in the ethos of an institution?' We achieved this through a whole range of initiatives
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
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
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
‘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...
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.
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 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...
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.
Jointly developed by the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) and the international think-tank Sustainia, this guide includes campus sustainability case and...
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
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
ReFreshed is a collaborative social enterprise project between Coventry University (CU), homelessness charity Coventry Cyrenians (CC), and Coventry Trading Standards (CTS).
Jessica Saunders has woven her passion and knowledge of sustainable fashion through its flexible courses in Fashion Media, Design & Realisation, Business, Branding and...
In 2014, the University of Nottingham offered its first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) called ‘Sustainability, Society and You’
Keele’s growth in sustainability activity has been astronomical, fuelled by dedicated high-level support, incredible local-level passion and engagement, and collegial...
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
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
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 implementation of the Lancaster University wind turbine project was difficult and controversial, but successfully completed in 2012.
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...
NUS conducts monthly surveys among students to gauge opinions on a range of issues, some of which related to climate change and sustainability.
E-Collegey was launched at Uxbridge College in 2012 to boost participation in green activities and encourage awareness of sustainability issues.
This leaflet uses the assessment made in the manifesto to set out 10 main areas for action for an incoming government in 2015.
UCU handbook which is designed to support the work of UCU members who represent the union on environmental issues.
Claire Mather emailed the Members’ network to ask who has annual CSR, Sustainability, Environmental and Health, Safety and Environment Reports see the results.
EAUC is delighted and proud to announce the Green Gown Awards finalists 2014 - all vying for the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the tertiary education sector.
In this book, leading sustainability educators are joined by others in reflection on the skills to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century.
Open to staff, students or external individuals, the EAUC Scotland Team proudly presented the second EAUC Scotland Conference in Glasgow on 20 February 2014.
CarbonBuzz is a unique online platform used by architects, engineers, property owners and operators in the public and private sector.
The Biodiversity Index is an interactive web-based tool that enables people with little knowledge of ecology to do a rapid but scientific assessment of the level of plant...
Ivan Hopkins has revolutionised the catering menus based around sustainability, gaining the prestigious Silver Food for Life accreditation.
Ian Brown has driven the College’s vision to be a sustainable organisation at the heart of its community; identifying, developing & embedding new environmental schemes...
Clive Wilson is both a leader and engager in equal measure. As a leader Clive initiated Ecoversity, one of the first full institution sustainability programmes in our sector.
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
An example of a poster invitation to a sustainability debate at the University of Worcester.
In November 2013 Sebastian Blake sent this message out the the EAUC Member-wide Jiscmail. Dear EAUC I am in the process of putting together a presentation...
The University of Bristol has also created a 10 minute tutorial to introduce students to sustainability at the University and to show them the opportunities that will aid them...
Colchester Institute was looking to cultivate a sustainable one planet vision throughout the organisation by embedding a sustainable ethos within the management team which can...
A case study and materials from Stockton Riverside College from a project which aimed to engage learners in sustainable activities through developing an exciting Sustainability...
A zip-file of resources from Enfield Adult Education Services, including case studies and resources about the Stepping up in Sustainability project.
A presentation about the Sustainable Development Alliance Learning and Skills (SDALS) from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013.
Emma Fieldhouse, University of Leicester, emailed the Members' network to ask, "I’m sure by now many of you are familiar with one of P&P’s...
The Art of Green Jujitsu is a video that was made to promote the message to "ditch the eco-cliches and put yourself in your colleagues' shoes."
Macquarie’s skills-for-sustainability initiatives aim to go beyond individual behaviour change or single actions, instead seeking to implement systemic change within the...
Here are 7 steps to embedding sustainability in your teaching.
A presentation by Dr Debbie Watson from the 13th Annual EAUC Conference 2009.
This resource takes you to the intranet pages of the University of Birmingham in which they explain the environment and sustainability strategies and policies in place.
This is a job description and person specification for the role of Environmental and Sustainability Manager at Cambridge Regional College, created in October 2010.
This is a job description and person specification for the role of Environmental and Sustainability Manager at Aberdeen College, created in April 2010.
Here is a resource created by Bedford College and LSIS that gives examples of best ways to embed sustainable development into the FE curriculum.