Miriam Webb recognised as Young Sustainability Talent

Miriam Webb recognised as Young Sustainability Talent

Miriam Webb recognised as Young Sustainability Talent We’re proud to share news that Miriam Webb, Sustainability Engagement Manager, has been chosen from hundreds of nominees as one of the ‘30 under 30’ sustainability leaders to watch for 2020, through Edie corporate...
Partnerships for sustainability

Partnerships for sustainability

Partnerships are key to building a better and more prosperous future for all people and our planet (UN Global Goal 17). At UoG we host RCE Severn – one of the Regional Centres of Expertise in Sustainability Education – a global network co-ordinated through the...
UoG and Climate Change

UoG and Climate Change

The climate agenda is rising fast with the recent youth-led action, as well as declarations, targets and plans emerging from governments, businesses and organisations in all sectors. In our sector, we are seeing an increasing momentum for universities to take more...
Travel Survey winners announced

Travel Survey winners announced

Thank you to everyone who completed the recent travel survey and congratulations to our 6 lucky winners! Staff First prize Anton Brady (winner of an iPad) –based at Park Second prize (winner of £100 BaxterStorey voucher) – Anne Dawson based at Park Third Prize (winner...
RCE Severn presents at RCE Europe conference

RCE Severn presents at RCE Europe conference

Dr Alex Ryan – Director of Sustainability, and Miriam Webb – Sustainability Engagement Manager joined 12 RCEs from 10 countries across Europe to share curriculum development and community collaboration projects for sustainability at the RCE Europe conference in...
Sustainability Staff Awards Results

Sustainability Staff Awards Results

We are incredibly proud of the changes being led by our academic teams and professional services departments to deliver our sustainability goals. The Sustainability Award category in the University’s Staff Awards recognises colleagues whose contributions are making...
Annual Sustainability Report 2017-2018 released

Annual Sustainability Report 2017-2018 released

Annual Sustainability Report 2017-2018 released The University’s Annual Sustainability Report for 2017-2018 has now been published following approval by UEC and Council. It shows our performance against the targets we have set for limiting our negative impacts as well...
Radical Sustainability masterclass 12 February

Radical Sustainability masterclass 12 February

Radical Sustainability masterclass 12 February The University hosted an exclusive event to advance sustainability as critical to the future of business in partnership with Interface, corporate sustainability pioneers who placed 3rd in the 2018 Globescan sustainability...
Live Smart – helping students to travel smarter

Live Smart – helping students to travel smarter

Live Smart – helping students to travel smarter The first theme of our new Live Smart programme aimed to help students travel smarter – improving wellbeing, saving money and reducing the University’s scope 3 carbon emissions. The theme ran through October in tandem...
PAID STUDENT PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES

PAID STUDENT PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES

PAID STUDENT PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES Be part of a team to develop and deliver a new project that benefits students and makes a difference to the local and global community We have 4 exciting new paid opportunities to join the Live Smart team – closing date 9am...
University into the Green Gown finals

University into the Green Gown finals

University into the Green Gown finals The University has been shortlisted for both its submissions to this year’s UK Green Gown Awards. The awards recognise sustainability excellence in further and higher education institutions across a range of categories and are...
Sustainability Service Awards 2018

Sustainability Service Awards 2018

Sustainability Service Awards 2018 We are pleased to share news of the Sustainability Service Awards for 2018, made to colleagues nominated by Heads of School and Heads of Department, for their notable contributions to sustainability at the University. Four awards...
Edible Garden 10th birthday celebrations

Edible Garden 10th birthday celebrations

Happy 10th Birthday, FCH Edible Garden! Such a pleasure to celebrate with you today and present an award to St Paul’s Road Area Residents Association – SPRA for their long dedication to this community-University collaborative project at the University of...
Awards success for sustainability staff and students

Awards success for sustainability staff and students

Awards success for sustainability staff and students The Sustainability Team was pleased to win Outstanding Team at the University of Gloucestershire staff awards at the end of May. Praised for our collaboration, it’s a real pleasure to work with such a range of...
RCE Severn Forum – Local Action for the Global Goals

RCE Severn Forum – Local Action for the Global Goals

RCE Severn Forum – Local Action for the Global Goals The challenges that face the RCE Severn region in the next few decades also bring opportunities to advance on sustainability. You are warmly invited to join our RCE Severn Forum to explore how we can improve...
University commits to divest from fossil fuels

University commits to divest from fossil fuels

University commits to divest from fossil fuels The University has taken the decision to fully divest from fossil fuel extraction companies with immediate effect. It follows a review of the University’s Ethical Investment Policy, concerns of staff and students and a...
University accredited to new global standard

University accredited to new global standard

University accredited to new global standard The University has now received its formal certification onto the ISO 14001: 2015 environmental management standard, following a 2 year transition overseen by Estates and Sustainability. Professor David James, as executive...
Join Go Green Week – 11-16th February

Join Go Green Week – 11-16th February

Join Go Green Week – 11-16th February Join us next week for a series of fun, participatory sustainability events across our campuses. Open to staff and students, each day will take a different theme as follows: Monday – Professional development Tuesday – the...
Live Smart – Paid Student Project Team Opportunity

Live Smart – Paid Student Project Team Opportunity

Live Smart – Paid Student Project Team Opportunity Be part of a team to develop a new concept that benefits students and makes a difference to the local and global community Earn some money and bring your skills and creativity to this exciting new project Time...
Projects Highly commended at UK Green Gown Awards

Projects Highly commended at UK Green Gown Awards

Projects Highly commended at UK Green Gown Awards Great result at last night’s Green Gown Awards with 2 of our finalists highly commended. Huge congratulations to: Robin Hare, Procurement and Contracts Manager, for leading the sustainable procurement initiative that...
RCE Severn Workshop – Thursday 22nd March 2018

RCE Severn Workshop – Thursday 22nd March 2018

RCE Severn Workshop – Thursday 22nd March 2018 Developing resilience and strategy for sustainability in the Severn region We were delighted to welcome Caplor Horizons to facilitate an action-packed workshop with a range of individuals and third sector...
Travel survey winners announced

Travel survey winners announced

Travel survey winners announced Thank you to everyone who completed the recent travel survey and congratulations to our 6 lucky winners! Staff First prize (winner of an Ipad) – Richard Leatherdale based at Pittville Second prize (winner of £100 BaxterStorey...
University shortlisted for 3 national Green Gown awards

University shortlisted for 3 national Green Gown awards

University shortlisted for 3 national Green Gown awards We are delighted to announce the University has been shortlisted in all 3 categories entered for the UK Green Gown Awards this year: Facilities and Services – Sustainable Procurement project – Robin Hare and...
Thanks for joining Go Green Week

Thanks for joining Go Green Week

Thanks for joining Go Green Week We celebrated national Go Green Week with a series of fun, participatory events for staff and students. Activities connected with a different theme each day, and our social media channels showcased sustainability practice and education...
Thread Counts Launch

Thread Counts Launch

Thread Counts Launch Our new project, Thread Counts launched in April 2017, with a shared vision to inform, engage, inspire and innovate, promoting ethical design and responsible business with students and in the community. Supported by the University’s Learning...
University highlighted in new sector research paper

University highlighted in new sector research paper

University highlighted in new sector research paper The University of Gloucestershire features in a new research paper by the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) looking at a whole-institution approach to sustainability. The paper called...