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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

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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