In this presentation from 18th EAUC Annual Conference, the unique challenges faced by small and specialist institutions in developing their approach to sustainability are explored.
This presentation from 18th EAUC Annual Conference 2014 question's what the carbon bubble is, hits on fossil fuel investments and tackling the climate change finance.
The HEFCE presentation from the EAUC Annual Conference 2014 outlining the sustainable development framework
A plenary presentation from the 18th EAUC Annual Conference 2014 about the strategies and challenges that are involved in embedding sustainability across the institution.
This presentation summarizes the 25 minute 'exchange' session presented by Carbon Credentials on their recent Carbon Management Plan workshop.
Video interviews from 3rd Annual Efficiency in HE conference 27 March
Responses from EAUC Members about setting up a bike doctor scheme to help get more people cycling on campus. Includes examples from three institution who have one.
Winners’ brochure from the Green Gown Awards 2013, now in their 9th year, recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by tertiary education
A red hot social enterprise - The Cheltenham Chilli Company The aim of the project was simple; get students producing their own food sustainably.
Grow Allot is an exciting initiative created by the City College Plymouth to restore an area of disused ground at its Kings Road site into an allotment style, community garden.
A student led ESD initiative, reflecting a commitment to offering students opportunities to learn about issues of global importance such as environmental awareness &...
The University of Bristol has been continuously improving in all areas of sustainability; reducing carbon emissions by 2,000 tonnes, 76% of waste diverted from landfill,...
Falmouth Exeter Plus is the shared services delivery partner of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter at their £200M shared campus in Cornwall.
EAUC Member responses collating information on creating wildflower meadows. Includes a case study from University of Sheffield on their proposed areas for wildflowers.
View the Carbon Trust's range of case studies covering public sector bodies including universities and colleges.
A video of NUS Students' Green Fund, a £5 million grant from HEFCE, supporting 25 transformative sustainability projects in students' unions across England.
The Rippleffect is a free online water efficiency tool which provides your organisation with a straightforward and structured approach to help you to: understand how much water...
On Course for Zero Waste is a free online training course for English and Welsh small and medium-sized enterprises/organisations (SMEs). The course has been designed to give you...
WRAP provides online resource efficiency tools. The information you need to make savings for your business are quickly and easily available through WRAP. This includes case...
Throwing food away costs much more than just the waste disposal bill; there is the cost of the food itself, the fuel used to cook it and the wages paid to staff to prepare it...
WRAP provides an online tool with advice and information for businesses in the hospitality and foodservice sectors, including actions and processes that can prevent food and...
New research released by WRAP shows that the UK’s hospitality and food service sector is facing an annual bill in excess of £2.5 billion for food waste. The report,...
This report helps inform and monitor the implementation of BREEAM and shows the scheme and rating for BREEAM developments in the UK
The data is collected annually and submitted to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, providing high quality benchmarking statistics critical to good estate management.
A quarterly briefing paper which is submitted to AUDE members which ensures the voice of the EAUC and its Members are heard at this strategic level. November 2013 issue.
Access resources on sustainable procurement from HEPA
The Finalists' brochure gives you an overview of each of our Finalists' and about their initiatives
Addressing the hot topic, Green ICT and the effect this topic can have on other areas of an institution.
Prison labour – justified punishment, rehabilitation opportunity, or disciplined workforce for private industry? Paper by EAUC Fair Trade Community of Practice convenor, Liz...
Liz Cooper, convenor of the EAUC Fair Trade Community of Practice has written about the effects of non-firm actors’ interventions in agro-commodity value chains on chain...
Blog post for the Just World Institute blog asking the all important question of, what can we do as procurers of goods to prevent future factory disasters in developing countries?
Liz Cooper, convenor of the EAUC Fair Trade Community of Practice questions to what extent is SRI driven by genuine social and environmental concerns
Topical information for managers and others in audit, estates, finance and administration in higher education institutions
Legal update for EAUC Members (September 2013) which includes Climate Change Levy CHP, updates to guidance on Hazardous Waste Management, updated pollution prevention guidance,...
Here is an explanation of The Carbon Trust's independent service to help public bodies understand the benefits of generating 'off-grid' energy.
Fair trade Community of Practice convenor, Liz Cooper, sent out a survey to the group's members requesting their thoughts on fair trade in our institutions
The Revolving Green Fund provides recoverable grants to institutions for projects investing in energy-efficiency and low-carbon technologies to reduce their carbon emissions
A report from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service on embedding sustainability into teaching, learning and the curriculum in the learning and skills sector.
A research report from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service on sustainability skills for growth.
A report from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service on springboards to sustainability: a review of stepping up in sustainability 2012-13.
A book for purchase about resilience and how it may be created within the web of ecological, socio-economic and cultural systems that make up the world.
This project aimed to measure the electricity consumption in 5 student residential hostels, using the results to raise awareness that individual actions can impact energy usage
A case study from an LSIS funded project called Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change which focused on embedding a sustainable development ethos within learning delivery,...
These resources were made available following the Green Academy Change Programme Residential held 30 April - 1 May 2013 in Leeds.
Responses from EAUC Members providing insight on the comparative cost analysis of bottled water coolers/heaters compared to installing mains supplied coolers/heaters
AUDE has published an aide memoire to the preparation of an Estates Strategy for members.
A video produced by AUDE and HEDQF as an exploration of the adaptive re-use of existing buildings by universities both at home and abroad.
Legal update for EAUC Members (June 2013) which includes new CRC order, red tape challenge, climate change levy, industrial emissions directive
The project comprised design and build of an insulated aluminium rainscreen and window replacement to the seven storey Tamar Building.
This is a d+b facades case study on the design and build of an insulated aluminium rainscreen and replacement windows.
The carbon report from the EAUC annual conference 2013 from data covering energy, waste, water, travel and accommodation.
'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
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
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
A presentation about the launch of the Students' Green Fund at the 2013 EAUC Annual Conference.
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.
Schneider Electric has been awarded a £2 million contract to improve security at the University of West of England (UWE) in Bristol.
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.
Oakhurst Primary School in Swindon has worked closely Interface, the leading manufacturer of sustainable and innovative modular flooring, to kit out its brand new school...
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
The winners’ brochure from the 2012 Green Gown Awards, recognising the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by tertiary education across the UK &...
Universities break new ground when they reach beyond the campus walls to tackle sustainability issues and lead practical change projects.
Leading voices have noticed the huge ‘disconnect’ between ‘real-world’ changes and what is happening in business schools.
Establishing institution-wide commitment to sustainability in the curriculum is one of the hardest but most important strategic issues to address.
Frameworks for the purchase of biomass boilers & pellets from Pro5
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is an increasingly important feature of Higher Education which poses new challenges for teaching and learning. Recent Plymouth...
In this EAUC Member Spotlight, see how Lucideon are the leading provider of sustainability assurance and management systems certification and training.
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
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.
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.
Green Gown Awards 2007-8 - 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 Course Content category from the 06/07 Green Gown Awards
Case studies from the Winner and Highly Commended for the Energy & Water category from the 06/07 Green Gown Awards