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All departments encouraged to take part in UCL's Green Impact programme

Green Impact, UCL's annual sustainability programme is now live for the 2015-16 period, and all departments and divisions are encouraged to take part.  More...

Published: Sep 28, 2015 2:52:00 PM

'Whole Earth?' environmental exhibition comes to Gordon Square Gardens

A new free exhibition will run in Gordon Square Gardens from the 21st September - 16th October, tackling the environmental challenges we face in a changing and increasingly interconnected world.  More...

Published: Sep 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Sustainability excellence showcased at the UCL Green Impact Awards

UCL action for sustainability was celebrated this week at the Sustainability Team's annual Green Impact Awards. Vice-Provost Professor Anthony Smith, Professor Graham Hart, Dean of the Faculty of Population Health Sciences and the Sustainability Team paid tribute to the remarkable efforts of staff and students in creating a more sustainable UCL.  More...

Published: Sep 17, 2015 11:26:00 AM

Sodexo and UCL awarded Silver Food for Life Catering Mark

Marking a commitment to providing healthy and sustainable food, Sodexo has achieved the Silver Food for Life Catering Mark at UCL. The university's catering partner since 2014, Sodexo serves over 26,000 students across UCL's Bloomsbury campus.

Published: Aug 11, 2015 12:17:00 PM

How to take part in the Big Easter Switch Off


Use these resources to guide you through the switch off in your department, lab or residence, and to promote your involvement to increase the impact of the campaign.

How to get started

  • Put up Big Easter Switch Off posters around your department (available below).
  • Send out an email to everyone in your department asking them to Pledge to Switch-Off. You could do this yourself or ask your Departmental Administrator to do it for you.
  • Add our Big Easter Switch Off logo to your email footer. See below for the image. 
  • Tweet and post updates about the Big Easter Switch Off. Why not include the shareable image below?
  • Identify some volunteers in your department will be responsible for encouraging people to Switch-off – your Green Impact team is probably a good start.  Ask them if they can tweet and put the logo in their email footer too.
  • On the day that UCL closes for Easter – use your volunteers and the checklists to ensure everything’s off.

Switch off checklists

Promotional materials

 UCL website banner (to fit most UCL websites using the corporate templates)

big Easter switch off banner

(Left) Big Switch Off poster (download a pdf version).  

(Right) Big Switch Off image to share on your department or division's Facebook and Twitter accounts (download a full-size version). 

BESO new poster
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Email footer - click on the image for a high-resolution version.  

big Easter switch off email footer

Share the Jeremy Bentham Switch Off video: