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Share your ideas to create a more sustainable UCL

The Sustainability Team are gathering ideas, views and insights into how we can all create a more sustainable UCL. After all, no one knows your departments, buildings and your work like you do.  More...

Published: Oct 29, 2014 10:34:00 AM

Become an ambassador for the Mayor of London's Low Carbon Entrepreneur 

The Mayor of London's Low Carbon Entrepreneur has returned to find more student-led sustainable business ideas. And London City Hall is looking for ambassadors to promote the competition.  More...

Published: Oct 27, 2014 3:45:00 PM

Gearing up for a new year

A cycling university More...

Published: Sep 30, 2014 5:32:00 PM

UCL's response to Transport for London's proposed Cycle Superhighways

UCL is currently preparing a formal response to Transport for London's proposals for both a new segregated East-West Cycle Superhighway through Central London and a North-South Cycle Superhighway between Elephant & Castle and King's Cross. If you'd like to make any make any suggestions to be considered as part of this response, please contact Joanna Marshall-Cook before Friday 3rd October.  More...

Published: Sep 26, 2014 10:28:00 AM

Awareness and good practice

Promoting environmental awareness and good environmental practice is an essential part of improving UCL's impact.

Staff Environmental Responsibilities 

Every member of UCL staff has a responsibility to carry out their duties in a resource efficient way and actively support UCL’s Sustainability Strategy, policies and objectives within the remit of their role. 

Find out more about staff environmental responsibilities

Departmental Environmental Responsibilities

Find out more about the new Head of Department environmental responsibilities and how these relate to those of the Department Environment Officer and Green Champions. 

Find out more about departmental environmental roles and responsibilities

Environmental Awareness course

UCL has launched a new Green Awareness module via Moodle for all staff and students at UCL. This course introduces the key concepts of sustainability and what these mean for you at UCL. It also makes links to research and teaching so that you can develop an understanding of UCL's global sustainability influence.  

Take the course:
Environmental Awareness Moodle course
Adapt these Powerpoint slides to promote the course:

Student Induction UCL (PDF)

Sustainability diagram

CEDREC Environmental Legislation Database

UCL has access to an external database of environmental legislation, CEDREC. This can help to ensure that you, and your department, are up-to-date with changing legislation for your area. Access the database by signing up at www.cedrec.com
Find out more: Guidance notes for using the database

Good Practice Guide for Laboratories 

S-Labs have developed an Environmental Good Practice Guide for Laboratories.
Find out more: 
Good Practice Guide for Labs

take the stairs poster

Environmental Management System Moodle

UCL is committed to managing its environmental and sustainability impacts and is working to implement an environmental management system to the Ecocampus standard. Procedures and controls (e.g. for emergency preparedness or oil storage), as well as templates and forms can be found at the UCL Environmental Sustainability Management System Moodle page. Just use your UCL login details here:

Environmental Management System Moodle

Posters and communication resources

We have a growing selection of posters and visual resources to help you raise awareness and create action in your own department or division. If you'd like a poster or other visual resource to help you communicate a specific issue not tackled here, just get in touch:

Posters and communication resources