Environmental Sustainabilty

The University is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its activities, students can ‘do their bit’ by adopting the following behaviours during their time at the University:-


  • Switch off lights and equipment (where it is safe to do so) when you have finished using them.


  • Reduce paper by reading documents on screen and only printing when necessary.
  • Reuse items where possible before placing in waste and recycling bins.
  • Recycle unwanted items such as clothes, mobile phones and books by donating to charity.


  • Cycling – Get fit while saving on travel costs. ┬áCampus cycle parking and shower facilities are available.

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  • Use public transport (bus &/or train) – Translink, the main provider of public transport in Northern Ireland offers discounted travel products for students.

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  • The University has a dedicated, free to use, car share database which matches users with similar journeys. ┬áCar sharing reduces the costs and stress of driving.

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Further information on the University’s wider environmental sustainability efforts, including advice and guidance, can be found at www.ulster.ac.uk/sustainability.