Sustainability at Ulster University.
With over 25,000 students and approximately 2,000 staff, the University’s day to day activities have a considerable impact on the environment.
This site sets out the University’s strategic approach to managing its environmental impact and details the key initiatives both planned and in place to improve environmental performance.
The sustainability office can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org
The Plan commits the University to a target of a 29% reduction in carbon emissions by 2020/21, from the baseline year of 2005/06.
This is the name of the University’s environmental awareness and communications campaign.
The primary objective of any landscaping should be to create a pleasant, aesthetic environment for staff, students and visitors to enjoy.
Replacing inefficient building stock and refurbishment of existing buildings together offer the greatest potential to improve environmental performance.
The effective management of energy has been a key strategic objective within the University for many years, having been at the heart of its Estates Strategy for the past two decades.
The University has established a high level Steering Group to develop and embed environmental sustainability across the institution.
The network helps to disseminate information on current environmental projects and initiatives and provides a local contact point for environmental issues.
The University recognises its responsibility to conduct its purchasing activities in an environmentally responsible manner, and is therefore committed to reduce both the direct and indirect environmental impacts of its supply chain.
The University has adopted a formal sustainable travel plan with the aim of encouraging staff, students and visitors to travel to and from the University by more sustainable means.
As a result of its daily activities, the University generates significant quantities of waste.