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

UCL a finalist in the 2015 Green Gown Awards

Now in their eleventh year, the Green Gown Awards recognise exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the UK. And UCL is a finalist in these awards for its pioneering approach to reducing vehicles on its Bloomsbury campus. More...

Published: Jul 10, 2015 10:11:00 AM

UCL launches platform to make energy data available to all

Each year, it costs around £14 million and produces over 60,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide to power UCL's estate and operations. And to manage this impact, we must be able to map and measure it.
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Published: Jul 1, 2015 10:01:00 AM

UCLIC launches hunt to find technological solutions to green challenges

With support from the UCL Sustainability Team, the UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC) is looking for students to develop innovative uses for technology to help make the university more sustainable. The competition has a £500 prize and the winning entry may be implemented across UCL. More...

Published: Jun 12, 2015 12:51:00 PM

Student Switch Off

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Living in halls of residence?

Student Switch Off is an energy-saving competion taking place in all UCL halls this year. The halls compete to see who can save the most energy by taking easy and effective actions. The hall that saves the most energy wins a party and great prizes like Ben and Jerry's ice cream, cinema tickets and Lush cosmetics. Easy! 

Want to win loads of great prizes?

There are loads of Student Switch Off events and competitions throughout the year which you can see on the UCL Student Switch Off Facebook page. UCL also has a page on the Student Switch Off website where you can find out more information about the programme and how to save energy.

Get involved!

Contact your halls manager for more details about getting involved in the competition. And if you have any other questions, email the Green UCL team