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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

Come to the South Quad for:  More...

Published: May 12, 2014 12:41:00 PM

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Big Easter Switch Off: the results!

Congratulations to everyone who joined in with the Big Easter Switch Off.  More...

Published: May 1, 2014 11:54:00 AM

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UCL achieves Ska Gold rating for Whittington Hospital refurbishment

UCL has successfully achieved its first Ska Gold certificate for its refurbishment project in the Whittington Hospital. This rating represents environmental best practice in terms of reducing waste, using more sustainable materials, installing highly efficient lighting, and water saving toilets.   More...

Published: Mar 27, 2014 12:31:00 PM

It's TRANSPORT day of Green Week UCL!

18 October 2012

October 18th will have a host of transport related activities in the Quad and South Cloisters.

The timings of the lead cycle rides and maintenance workshops have now been confirmed, see the timings page.

  • Make your own smoothie on a bike with Charity Bike Build's smoothie bike
  • Free cycle maintenance from Dr Bike (LCC and Camden Council) 
  • See the Met Police for bike tagging.
  • Try the exchanging places experience - get into the cab of a lorry and look in the mirror to see how drivers of large vehicles view you as a cyclist/pedestrian.
  • London Cycle Campaign will be providing lead cycle rides
  • At the nearby Gower Place Barclays Cycle Hire stand the Roadshow will be providing information on the scheme. 
  • Tell us how you travel to UCL with Mapping for Change (South Cloisters).
  • Pedal-powered cinema where cyclists will power the audiovisuals! The film will start at 6:30 and will be shown in the portico. (Film TBC.)
  • In addition to our activities, UCLU will host an Ethics and Environment Forum.