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Share your images of sustainability

Green UCL is gathering your interpretations and visualisations of key sustainability themes for their Annual Report. Winning entries will receive a £50 prize and coverage in this widely-read report.  More...

Published: Jan 28, 2015 2:42:00 PM

UCL's People & Planet University League 2015 score

Compiled by student campaigning organisation People & Planet, the University League is an independent ranking of UK universities on their environmental and ethical performance.  More...

Published: Jan 20, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Pop-up cycling cafes from London By Cycle

Never ridden a bike before but want to try? Got a new bike and looking for advice on good routes? Ride a little but wish you were more confident? Just want a free coffee and to chat about bikes? More...

Published: Jan 12, 2015 11:08:00 AM

The Christmas Switch Off: your impact

Congratulations to everyone who joined in with the Christmas Switch Off. The savings you’ve helped make really is proof that we can all play a part in improving UCL’s environmental impact.  More...

Published: Jan 9, 2015 9:50:00 AM

Events

UCL has a packed schedule of environmental sustainability-themed events throughout the year. Here's a selection of some of those coming up - but be sure to check back regularly - we're adding more all the time. 

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London by Cycle

Pop-up Cycling Cafe

After the success of last year's events, our friends at London by Cycle will be coming back to UCL for two events to give cycling help, advice, bike maintenance and free coffee. Find out more

  • Wednesday 21st January
  • 11.00am - 3.00pm
  • South Quad

London by Cycle

Pop-up Cycling Cafe   

After the success of last year's events, our friends at London by Cycle will be coming back to UCL for two events to give cycling help, advice, bike maintenance and free coffee. Find out more

  • Wednesday 4th February
  • 11.00am - 3.00pm
  • South Quad

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Environmental Careers Week

A week of events from UCL Careers. Hear UCL Director of Sustainability Richard Jackson speak about his experiences of heading up sustainability at the London Olympics, as well as a variety of other events and opportunities to find out more. Find out more

  • Monday 9th February – Friday 13th February
  • Various locations

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Student Environmental Auditor Training #1

The Sustainability Team is running free environmental auditor training sessions to cover the basics of how to undertake an audit, and to give an opportunity to conduct an audit of a UCL building. Booking is essential. Find out more

  • Wednesday 11th February
  • 1.00pm-4.00pm

environmental auditors

Student Environmental Auditor Training #2

The Sustainability Team is running free environmental auditor training sessions to cover the basics of how to undertake an audit, and to give an opportunity to conduct an audit of a UCL building. Booking is essential. Find out more

  • Thursday 12th February
  • 11.00am-2.00pm

environmental auditors

Staff Environmental Auditor Training

The Sustainability Team is running free environmental auditor training sessions to cover the basics of how to undertake an audit, and to give an opportunity to conduct an audit of a UCL building. Booking is essential. Find out more

  • Thursday 19th February
  • 1.00pm-2.00pm
  • Foster Court 114

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Green Volunteering Fair

Whether you like getting your hands dirty with a spot of practical conservation; are passionate about campaigning on environmental issues; or are just curious about what’s on offer, then come along and meet a range of environmental organisations from across London. 

  • Thursday 12th February
  • 5.00pm-7.00pm
  • Haldane Room, Wilkins North Cloisers

Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight

A celebration of all things Fairtrade across UCL. More info to follow. 

  • Monday 23rd February - Sunday 8th March






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Green Champions Forum 

A meeting of UCL's Green Champions to catch up, share updates and find out what's next for sustainability at UCL. 

Lunch will be provided. 

  • March 2015, date TBC.
  • 1.00pm-2.00pm


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Easter Switch Off

In the week before the holidays, the Big Easter Switch Off is happening across UCL. It’s all about saving energy by switching off the things we’re not using. Find out more

  • Monday 23rd - Friday 27th March





environmental auditors

Green Impact student auditor training

Green Impact is a UCL-wide competition and accreditation scheme. It's all about staff and student teams working together to improve their department's environmental impact. Once this annual programme finishes, participating teams must be audited. This is where you come in. You don’t need any prior experience; you'll receive training and then go on to conduct some audits of their own. Find out more

  • June 2015, date TBC
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm