GREEN UCL

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Design and create a garden to boost biodiversity at UCL

The Sustainability Team and UCL IoE Gardening Project are offering staff and students the chance to design and create one of four biodiversity-boosting raised beds in Sarah's Garden on the roof terrace at the UCL Institute of Education.
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Published: Mar 31, 2015 2:26:00 PM

Cruciform Hub awarded Gold for green credentials

The recently-refurbished Cruciform Hub has received a RICS Ska Gold award for its environmental credentials, which include energy efficient lighting throughout, use of sustainable timber and 99% of all waste generated by the project avoiding landfill. More...

Published: Mar 25, 2015 1:01:00 PM

UCL student a finalist in Mayor of London's Low Carbon competition

Louis's 'Gaia Gallery' project is based in a heritage canal boat and aims to create the UK’s first entirely off-grid touring event space. The project is volunteer-led and has been shaped by a carbon neutral design that incorporates alternative technologies, reclaimed materials and natural building methods. The barge is also currently being converted to operate on recycled vegetable oil, further improving the impact of the project. More...

Published: Mar 18, 2015 1:17:00 PM

Free cycle tours of London (bikes provided!)

After the success of our first rides, we're running more guided cycle tours around London for UCL students. All abilities are welcome, whether you're a cycling fanatic or a total beginner. Even if you don't have a bike, don't worry; we can provide one.
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Published: Mar 16, 2015 10:04:00 AM

Green Champions

Become a Green Champion

What are Green Champions?

Green Champions are a network of staff and student volunteers. They work together to make UCL a greener place to work and study. The role is flexible and designed to suit staff and students' interests, priorities and schedules. At its core, it's all about being enthusiastic about green issues in departments and working to help improve UCL’s environmental impact.

How can I become a Green Champion?

If you'd like to become a Green Champion in your department, or if you have any questions about the role, please contact Lead Green Champion Janet Hope or the Sustainability Team. You can also sign up to the Green Champions mailing list to get updates and information about the work of Green Champions across the university.

Find out more

Use the links below to find out more about becoming a staff Green Champion or student Green Champion. You can also find out who your department or division's Green Champion is by accessing our Green Champion directory.  

Become a staff Green Champion

Become a student Green Champion

Access the UCL Green Champion Directory