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New bike racks installed around UCL

As part of UCL's ongoing work to improve cycling facilities for staff and students, the UCL Sustainability Team have completed the installation of new parking spaces for 181 bikes around the Bloomsbury campus.  More...

Published: Aug 19, 2014 9:30:00 AM

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UCL engineers work with contractors to boost biodiversity

The replacement of air handling equipment on a roof at 1-19 Torrington Place has been used to trial an innovative approach to working with UCL's contractors to boost biodiversity.  More...

Published: Aug 12, 2014 2:02:00 PM

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Green UCL Annual Report published 

Green UCL’s Annual Report for 2012-13 is now ready. This report showcases examples of best practice and sets out our progress in creating a more sustainable UCL. More...

Published: Aug 5, 2014 3:54:00 PM

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Students: give your feedback and get a £10 Waterstones voucher


In the autumn term, we’ll be running a big project about the future of UCL’s carbon emissions.  More...

Published: Jul 21, 2014 2:46:00 PM

UCL action for Sustainability Celebrated at the Green Impact Awards

UCL's President & Provost, Professor Graham Hart, Dean of the Faculty of Population Health Sciences and the Sustainability team paid tribute to the remarkable efforts of the UCL community in tackling our environmental impacts this week at the Green Impact Award Ceremony.   More...

Published: Jun 11, 2014 3:03:00 PM

Get Cycling Event: Wednesday 14th May, South Quad

12 May 2014

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This Wednesday (14th May) from 11am-3pm in the South Quad, London Cycling Campaign and friends will be hosting a free cycling event. 


Come to the South Quad for: 

  • Free bike checks and maintenance
  • Competitions to enter
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Opportunities to find out more about free cycle training
  • A short led ride
  • A workshop on cycle maintenance

Activity times:

  • 12.30pm: cycle maintenance workshop - learn how to fix your own bike!
  • 1.00pm: led ride around Bloomsbury. London Cycling Campaign have got a lovely easy route planned, led by experienced instructors. You don’t need to be a regular or confident cyclist, and you don’t even need to have a bike! You can borrow one of theirs – take your pick from our selection of Dutch style bikes, single speeds and Bromptons.  Meet at their stand at 12.45pm for a 1pm start – you should be back at UCL by 2pm. 

If you have any questions about this event, please get in touch with Green UCL