We’re pioneers of sustainability

The University of Gloucestershire has a reputation for pioneering the transformation of the whole university towards sustainability. We have an international profile for our performance in sustainability, with recognised expertise in Education for Sustainability and creating innovative experiences for students right across our academic portfolio.


Our people are the key to achieving our sustainability programme across the University. We support staff to apply sustainability to help transform thinking and shape a new future.


Together we make this an award-winning University. Find out how you can live in smart ways that positively impact your wellbeing, purse, community, and planet while at University.


We seek connections with the wider community, to foster collaboration, share learning, and make progress on local and global sustainability goals. Find out how we can work with you.

People & Planet assessment evidence

We’re a Regional Centre of Expertise

RCE Severn is our Regional Centre of Expertise in sustainability education acknowledged by the United Nations University.

The RCE facilitates collaborative learning and change for sustainability across Gloucestershire and the Severn region, connecting business, government, educational and community partners.

RCE Severn is part of the growing network of over 150 RCEs across the world, working on global-to-local action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Our latest transformational projects

Driving curriculum quality for sustainability

Led by students, this collaborative project is setting a quality blueprint in Education for Sustainability.

Empowering ChangeMakers

An inspirational education summit held in collaboration with Cheltenham Education Partnership in 2022.

Radical Sustainability

See the story of our Radical Sustainability masterclass that won a Highly Commended Green Gown Award in 2021.

Increasing Impact – new Sustainability Strategy

Our progressive strategy for 2022-2027 has launched and we’re raising ambitions!

New digital sustainability report released

We’re proud to share our performance  from 2021-2022 in our new online report.

New heating will save 260 tonnes CO2 emissions every year

Work has been carried out to decarbonise campus heating.

Sustainability at the University of Gloucestershire

Strategy and performance

Strategy and performance

Our corporate strategy and annual reports. Learn about our approach and progress.

Transformative learning experts

Sustainability learning experts

Find out about our expertise and track record in Education for Sustainability.

Our sustainable university

Our sustainable university

See the sustainability progress across our university.

Understanding sustainability

Understanding sustainability

The game-changing agenda to improve futures for all. Learn about the bigger picture.

Our successes

Our successes

We have a proud heritage as sustainability leaders. See our headline achievements.

Our people

Our people

Our core team and key staff working on sustainability. Find out more and get in touch.