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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.

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.

Published: Mar 16, 2015 10:04:00 AM

Free Urban Cycle Skills Training

Green UCL works with Camden Council to provide free urban cycle skills training. This consists of individual lessons for urban cyclists who want to make their journeys safer and more enjoyable. You'll gain valuable experience, from riding on multi-lane roads to negotiating London's busy junction systems. These sessions will be tailor-made for you. 

Get free cycle safety training 

Complete beginners' course

Camden Council runs regular weekend courses for adults who are complete beginners, and for those who can ride but would like to improve their control skills. Details of these courses can be found on their on their facebook page

Urban Cycle Skills Training

These are 1-2-1 sessions for all regular cyclists who want to make their journeys safer and more enjoyable. If you're new to cycling in the city and want to boost your confidence, these are for you. 

You can book online for one of these sessions on the Camden Council website. Some feedback from previous participants can be found below:

It was a great experience that changed my perspective - teaching me that as a cyclist I do belong on the road & I need to be confident about being there

The training made a huge difference to my cycling confidence. I am now happy to safely cycle almost everywhere

Sign-up for free cycle training

Sign up for Urban Cycle Skills training on the Camden Council website

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