A report which demonstrates the total carbon emissions from the EAUC Annual Conference 2013 including emissions from energy, water, waste, accommodation, and travel.
A case study of when the College asked EMSc to demonstrate why the Powerstar voltage optimisation should be chosen to help improve their energy efficiency.
A case study from a Green Gown Award winner about the Carbon Challenge scheme which has achieved significant savings to the university during its two years of operation.
Aston University signed a ‘salary conversion’ arrangement with Tusker allowing their university employees to exchange up to 20% of their salary for a new car for...
'Did you know moments' from the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013.
A presentation about the Sustainable Development Alliance Learning and Skills (SDALS) from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013.
A presentation about The Hive - a sustainability exemplar building evolving from a groundbreaking partnership to create a fully integrated university and public library.
The key lessons learnt from the HEA's first Green Academy Institutional Change programme and the innovative work being initiated by the participants in the second programme
A presentation about how further education (FE) can share their experiences of incentives/barriers and collectively identify potential solutions
Eat your campus - a project to develop Loughborough University as an edible landscape as a presentation from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013.
A Presentation from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013 on embedding education for sustainable development in education.
The HEFCE presentation from the EAUC Annual Conference 2013 outlining a new strategy for sustainable development
Plenary presentation from 2013 EAUC Conference about 'Creating an inclusive sustainability ethos: the case of The University of Nottingham'.
The session will spur an exchange of ideas, create contacts in order to share experience and examine next steps to develop toolkits and resources for green champions
Presentations from day 1 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference held at Nottingham Trent University. Speakers included Steve Marsden, Head of Sustainability, University Campus...
A presentation about the launch of the Students' Green Fund at the 2013 EAUC Annual Conference.
A presentation with two case studies about how to influence energy saving behaviour without significant capital investment.
Responses from EAUC Members offering advice on setting up a DIY bike repair station
This short webinar discusses why energy management is becoming a necessity in this era of rising energy costs.
At the University of Sheffield, an innovative new approach to estate management has unlocked funding for a major £3.8 million investment programme that will deliver direct...
Details of the NUS HQ, a demonstrator of an eco-office with a range of pioneering sustainability initiatives, including a pay as you go light scheme.
The Guardian University Awards 2013 saw nine UK universities recognised for demonstrating innovation, creativity and excellence in the sector
Link to the Jiscmail list to subscribe to the HEA's e-newsletter and e-bulletin.
This research looks at the links between sustainability and employability in the graduate job market in relation to higher education teaching and learning.
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."
There is a definite art to crafting a successful award submission. So we’ve produced our top 10 tips for Awards success to bear in mind when writing your Award submission.
Late 2009, Engineers without Borders, a student engineering society in the University of Warwick, sought support from the university Estates Office for a 1kW wind turbine project.
This European TUC guide provides advice on good practice from trade union activists across the EU on how to get going on greening their workplaces
Colin Buchanan from Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) worked with Loughborough University to provide a full range of travel planning services; results in this case study.
The winners’ brochure from the 2012 Green Gown Awards, recognising the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by tertiary education across the UK &...
Since its formation in 2009, Walsall Adult and Community College (WACC) has embedded sustainability into Leadership and Governance, Estates, Teaching and Learning and...
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 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.
Mile2 aims to widen participation, raise aspirations, create greater community cohesion and deliver life-changing skills to residents in a defined area of Leicester.
Future Factory provides comprehensive support to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the East Midlands region to improve both sustainability and business strength.
EBRI Researchers have developed an innovative bioenergy solution - a Pyroformer™ - that uses waste products to generate cost-effective heat and power.
The Hive is Europe’s first fully integrated, jointly funded university and public library in a £60m landmark BREEAM ‘outstanding’ building within a city...
The University of Nottingham wanted to extend their sustainability strategy beyond our estates and research into their core business of teaching and learning.
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.
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...
NTU’s Student Eco Video project is a work-based learning initiative enabling undergraduates & staff to engage with & promote the university’s commitment to...
Frameworks for the purchase of biomass boilers & pellets from Pro5
Presentations from Day 1 (EAUC 13th Annual Conference) workshop sessions.
A presentation by Joanna Simpson from the EAUC 13th Annual Conference 2009.
A presentation by Dr Debbie Watson from the 13th Annual EAUC Conference 2009.
Handbook for faculty workshops on how to introduce cultural commons and ecojustice issues into their courses
Following on from the successful How to run a successful campaign event hosted by Kirsti Norris on 28 June 2012 at Imperial College London, presentation slides from the day
Making biodiesel from waste vegetable oil is an increasingly popular way to reduce fuel bills and cut carbon emissions
The Centre for Bioscience was awarded project funding by the HEA ESD group to produce a series of short information sheets to support bioscience teaching staff with...
A paper which aims to assist senior managers deal with initiatives intended to reduce energy usage, carbon emissions, and other environmental impacts in universities and colleges
A resource list on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) from Geography, Earth and Environmental Science (GEES) Subject Centre
Guardian article from 28 May 2012 on how online games can help to encourage sustainable behaviour by appealing to people's desire for competition
This pamphlet is a practical guide to show public procurers how they can help address social concerns in what they buy and in their expectations of suppliers
Two new reports argue that many new buildings in universities and colleges could be ‘unfit for purpose’ in the fast changing, market driven and low carbon world of...
An EAUC Insight Guide on the Hazardous Waste Directive 2005 (England & Wales).
HEFCE, EAUC, Leeds Metropolitan University and Business in the Community worked together on an important sector benchmarking project between 2005 and 2006
Job description for the Carbon Reduction Officer at Coventry University
This is the job description for the Space Manager at Coventry University
New College Stamford (NCS) recently established an Environmental and Sustainability strategy with high emphasis placed on social responsibility.
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.
Green Gown Awards 2009 - winners' brochure from the annual awards, recognising excellence in sustainability within the further and higher education sector
Case studies from the Winner and Highly Commended for the Student Initiatives category from the 06/07 Green Gown Awards
In their 6th year the Awards recognised the exceptional initiatives being undertaken by higher and further education institutions across the UK to become more sustainable
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.
Case studies from the winner and highly commended for the Colleges category from the 06/07 Green Gown Awards
Green Gown Awards 2007-8 - winners brochure from the annual awards, recognising excellence in sustainability within the further and higher education sector
Green Gown Awards 2006-7 - winners' brochure from the annual awards, recognising excellence in sustainability within the further and higher education sector
The winners' brochure from the 2005-2006 Green Gown Awards
The winners' brochure from the 2004-2005 Green Gown Awards
This reuse implementation guide has been compiled as part of the HEFCE funded project “Moving Towards Zero-Waste”
In 2004 the European Commission published a handbook to give guidance to the Public Sector on procuring “green” products and services
This book, edited by Carolyn Roberts and Jane Roberts, contains 37 chapters exploring different aspects of sustainability within the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum
Here is a link to find out about the Environmental Champions initiative at the University of Derby.
An occasional paper written for the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges in 2004 by Gareth Simkins and Andy Nolan.
This paper compares the environmental impact of different ways of learning, i.e. travelling into college, learning at home.
Written by senior managers for senior managers, this guide provides practical examples to support universities in learning from each other’s work in this crucial area
Development Education Association report - this thinkpiece seeks to trigger, inform and influence the debate about the future direction of lifelong learning
Department of Communities and Local Government booklet with advice on producing a Display Energy Certificate which will be required for most large public buildings by 1 Oct 2008
This useful handbook, developed by the University of Birmingham, is a guide to institutions and producers alike on the benefits of farmers' markets and how they can be...
The University of Derby won a special commendation for outreach and networking for their Fairtrade Fortnight activities at the Fairtrade Awards in 2007
It has become fashionable in some parts of the UK media to portray the scientific evidence that has been collected about climate change and the impact of greenhouse gas emissions
The University Campus Milton Keynes' Waste Management Policy and Procedures.
Notes on DEFRA Workshop – 11th September 2007
Ethica -The Ethical Finance Game is an educational board and role-play game.
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...
Plymouth College of Art has developed an information sharing resource; The Sustainability Information Teaching Exchange.
The second Forum for the Future and UCAS Future Leaders Survey of university and college applicants, exploring their hopes and expectations for the future (2007/8)
Circular Economy video from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation - a mad professor (comedian Steve Punt) questions whether the way we do things now makes sense and asks us to Get loopy!
Forum for the Future and UCAS invited students aged 21 and under, resident in the UK and applying to universities and colleges in 2006, to complete a survey.
It has been estimated that 60-70% of internal environmental improvements are dependent on getting staff to change their behaviour
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.
Here is an example of how Anglia Ruskin University have expanded and developed interesting opportunities for employability amongst their students.
View guidance on the Energy Saving Trust's website on how selecting the best energy saving computing equipment can save you money.
Daniel Curtis, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, asked EAUC Educational Members' Network for their assistance about the status of energy information...
BioenergyWM website: provides an overview of bioenergy, a document library, regional case studies, upcoming events and links to further information.
Government provided guides and case studies in response to the publication 'Enabling the Transition to a Green Economy: government and business working together'.
Here is a resource created by Bedford College and LSIS that gives examples of best ways to embed sustainable development into the FE curriculum.
A presentation by Paul Cross, Oxford Brookes University from the EAUC Annual Conference 2011 held at the University of York between the 11th - 13th April 2011
Exploration session from EAUC 2011 Conference of the Love Food, Haste Waste campaign and how it works in communities and has engaged the FHE sector
A presentation, following on from the EAUC Annual Conference 2011 workshop, explaining how best to create an efficient and effective office workplace.