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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

Mayor's Low Carbon Prize

11 December 2013

Win £20k of funding for your great low carbon idea!

The 2014 Low Carbon Entrepreneur, in partnership with Siemens, is looking for innovative ideas to help reduce London's carbon emissions by 60 per cent before 2025. If you’re a student or recent graduate in London, with a great idea to help slash London's emissions, the Mayor’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2014 competition want to hear from you.

Competition now open

There’s a £20k prize for the overall winner, and 20 of the best runners up will be shortlisted for a chance to win one of up to six paid internships at award sponsor Siemens’ The Crystal. Interested? The deadline for applications is midday on 28th March 2014.

Enter now or find out more


Mayor's Low Carbon Prize