Green UCL News publication
GREEN UCL

News

ska gold award

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

WARPit Competition

WARPit Competition Now On

Between Tuesday 18th, until Friday 28th February, the member of staff that lists the most items* on UCL's WARPit site will win some brilliant Fairtrade prizes (as well as the knowledge that you’re making a real reduction to our environmental impact!) More...

Published: Feb 18, 2014 10:38:00 AM

green volunteering fair

Green Volunteering Fair - Wednesday 12th February

Come along to UCLU and Green UCL’s Green Volunteering Fair, 6-8pm on Wednesday 12th February 2014 to find out about a huge variety of ways to make a positive environmental impact.  More...

Published: Feb 7, 2014 10:46:00 AM

Gi mini comp

Green Impact February League Table

The latest results of the Green Impact are in! As always, big congratulations to all teams involved - we have a record number of teams taking part and nearly 600 actions taken as a result of the programme so far. More...

Published: Feb 6, 2014 11:35:00 AM

We need your feedback

Give your feedback and get a £10 Waterstones voucher

This year we launched NETpositive, a new online platform to help connect students with opportunities to make a positive social, environmental and economic impact during their time at UCL. The tool can be found at www.ucl.net-positive.org More...

Published: Jan 13, 2014 11:39:00 AM

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.