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CPD training and events

One of the most important ways the EAUC supports our Members and the wider UK tertiary education sector is by providing a comprehensive events and training programme and an Annual Conference.

We offer a number of webinars and face to face training events. If we aren't running the event you need, contact us as we can run a number of on-demand events to suit your needs.

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EAUC Events

Introduction to sustainability elearning module

Date To Be Confirmed

Location: EAUC Member only resource

How to request the module You need to be logged in to access the module. Select this free package and complete the 'purchase' in the shop. Please ignore the...

Green Gown Awards 2014 - sponsorship opportunities

1 May 2014 - 1 May 2015

Celebrating their 10th year, the Green Gown Awards are firmly established as the most prestigious recognition of sustainability excellence in the further and hi...

Communicating Sustainability

Postponed

Location: Loughborough University

This event has been postponed from its original date of 5 August. If you are interested in this event at a rescheduled date in October/November, please&nbs...

Social Media workshop (Westminster)

15 August 2014
09:30 - 17:00

Location: University of Westminster

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement, Community and Public Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out (what does this mean?) Description Social media h...

Advanced Waste Smart Training, Scotland

20 August 2014
09:30 - 17:00

Location: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

This full day course is the first Advanced CIWM Waste Smart Training to be run by the EAUC in collaboration with trainer Dr. Ann Galbraith who has over over 4...

Social Media workshop (Manchester)

22 August 2014
09:30 - 17:00

Location: Benzie Building, Room 103, Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement, Community and Public Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out (what does this mean?) Description Social media h...

Green Gown Awards Ceremony 2014

3 November 2014
18:30 - 01:00

Location: Whitworth Hall, The University of Manchester

The 2014 Green Gown Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday 3 November 2014 at Whitworth Hall, The University of Manchester The Green Gown Awards black-ti...

Upcoming Webinars

These are webinars that are coming soon.

NUS Students' Green Fund: engaging academics

First Broadcast 15 September 2014 12:00 - 13:00

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (what does this mean?) This is an EAUC Member only benefit 60% of stude...

NUS Students’ Green Fund: driving student engagement

First Broadcast 17 November 2014 12:00 - 13:00

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (what does this mean?) This is an EAUC Member only benefit How can you ...

Ongoing/Past Webinars

These are webinars that have been broadcast. They may represent an ongoing series of webinars or are still available to view.

Partnerships and Engagement - webinar series

Location: Recorded webinars

A comprehensive recorded webinar series exploring the mutual benefits of partnerships, delivered by Jimmy Brannigan, Director of ESD Consulting Ltd. Partners...

CICS Webinar - ‘ISO 50001 - Implementing an Energy Management System - Why and How?’

Missed the webinar – click here to view the recording  CICS, a management systems certification and sustainability assurance provider, will be hosti...

Environmental values of green walls (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

A short talk on the environmental values of urban green walls focusing on the animal biodiversity, air quality (PM pollution), building insulation (thermal, noi...

Effective environmental reporting (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

This webinar covered some of the issues associated with the gathering of environmental performance data as well as the communication of this information to a nu...

Exploring barriers and motivations to change (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

A short talk which explored the barriers/motivations to change and the importance of understanding the target audience before embarking on any sustainability be...

Fresh thinking - Food sustainability (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

A short talk which looked to explore the complex and diverse subject area of sustainable food. Key areas which were explored: • Food sustainabilit...

Paper utility: the quickest way to paper efficiency (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

Overview You know you need to use less paper, but where do you start? Paper is used for so many different purposes it can be baffling to know where you will ge...

Paper Versus Digital (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

Overview To reduce the environmental and social impacts and financial costs of paper, many organisations are looking at digital delivery of information. A hu...

Behaviour Change in Carbon Management Plans (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

LiFE Framework: Utilities The creation of an ambitious carbon management plan is reliant on the implementation of innovative behavioural change approaches. ...

The Sustainable University (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

LiFE Framework: Learning and Teaching Towards the sustainable university This webinar was based on a new book ‘The Sustainable University – pro...

Paper efficiency in packaging (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

Overview In Europe, packaging accounts for almost half of all paper and board use. Some of this provides vital functions of protecting goods from damage and ex...

How to influence behaviours using the ISM model (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

LiFE Framework: Staff engagement and human resources In order to successfully influence the way people behave, it is crucial to recognise that all our behav...

Interactive Biodiversity Index (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Biodiversity A short webinar demonstrating how this practical tool from the University of Northampton can help improve biodiversity on your ...

10 things I learned integrating a higher education recycling system (exchange)

Location: Webinar via WebEx

LiFE Framework: Resource efficiency and waste A short webinar exploring the experiences of a Waste Manager whose success has led to an increased recycling r...

Going the extra Mile: sustainable community engagement (exchange)

Location: ‘Webinar via WebEx’

LiFE Framework: Community and Public Engagement A short webinar focusing on De Montfort University’s Square Mile project. David Hollis, the Operations ...

Staying inspired in challenging times (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Learning, Teaching and Research Speaker: Kirsti Norris  The role of the sustainability practitioner, champion, change agent or leader...

"How we achieved a Silver Catering Mark" - Nottingham Trent University (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

A short webinar in which Nottingham Trent University’s Executive Chef, Ivan Hopkins, will talk through how he and his team achieved a Silver Catering Mark...

Eat Your Campus (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

Eat your campus - a project to develop Loughborough University as an edible landscape LiFE Framework: Partnership and Engagement  Speakers: Jo Shield...

Managing Supplier Risk through Sustainability (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Procurement and Supplier Engagement  Speaker: Andrew Douglas,  University of the West of England In April this year CIPS Su...

Lifting the lid: Get students recycling - brought to you by SITA UK

Location: Webinar

With new regulation affecting higher education establishments, waste management and recycling practices have never been more important to the higher education s...

Jisc 1: Engaging users

Location: Webinar via Webex

One approach to reduce an organisation’s energy use is to engage your staff and students in these efforts. Many institutions have invested in energy dashb...

Jisc 2: Improving energy efficiency in your data centre

Location: Webinar via Webex

*Please note that the original date of the 11 December has now changed to the 27 November* Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Data centres and the high ...

Jisc 3: Reduce travel through video conferencing and hybrid events

Location: Webinar via Webex

One of the major sources of institutional carbon footprints is that arising from travel. This includes both staff travel (between split sites, for example) staf...

Jisc 4: Efficient buildings

Location: Webinar via Webex

How does Green ICT help to make a building more energy efficient? In tackling the carbon and wider environmental impact of universities and colleges, the pl...

rootAbility: Advancing student-driven and staff-supported change towards sustainability (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

Find out how to guarantee high-impact, quality student- driven and staff-supported sustainability projects within education, research, operations and communi...

Jisc 5: Reducing energy costs

Location: Webinar via Webex

At times of tightened budgets and ever increasing demand for IT services in universities and colleges, one area of cost that can and should be tackled is the co...

Successful ‘campus-style’ travel plans (EAUC Webinar)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Travel and Transport EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (What does this mean?) This is an EAUC Member only benefit A rev...

Socially responsible public procurement - how to move forwards as a sector (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Procurement and Supplier Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (what does this mean?) The HE sector is experimenting wi...

Taking fair trade further: the case of the University of Edinburgh (EAUC Webinar)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Procurement and Supplier Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (what does this mean?) Looking for "NUS Student...

How the ‘Renewable Heat Incentive’ can work for you (exchange)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Utilities EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (what does this mean?) What do you know about the Renewable Heat Incentive? Find o...

NUS Students' Green Fund: boosting employability skills

Location: WEBINAR VIA WEBEX

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (what does this mean?) This is an EAUC Member only benefit Can sustaina...

Creating Green Graduates: Engaging students with sustainability in every step of their journey

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement  EAUC Competency Level: On the Road (what does this mean?) This is an EAUC Member only benefit This session wil...

Embedding ESD across the curriculum (Green Gown Awards Webinar)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Learning and Teaching EAUC Compentency Level: On the Road What does this mean? This webinar features two projects at different institutions,...

Sustainability in Research labs: Under looked but overtly necessary (EAUC Webinar)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Research EAUC Competency Level: On the Road (what does this mean?) This is an EAUC Member only benefit Often consuming three to five tim...

Engaging staff in social responsibility initiatives (Green Gown Awards Webinar)

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Staff Engagement and Human Resources, Community and Public Engagement EAUC Compentency Level: Starting Out/ On the Road What does this mea...

How to Dress as a Rabbit to Win Awards (Green Gown Awards Webinar)

Location: Webinar via Webex

How to Dress as a Rabbit to Win Awards (Creating short Award Entry Films on a Shoestring) How to create a short film to accompany a Green Gown Award bid wit...

NUS Students’ Green Fund: working with the community

Location: Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement, Community and Public Engagement EAUC Competency Level: Starting Out/On the Road (what does this mean?) This is an EAUC ...

Other Events

Sustainable Procurement Training - NSPPP Supported Modules

Date To Be Confirmed

SPCE is pleased to announce that we will be able to further fund the NSPPP training on sustainable procurement.  This will be offered as a variety of op...

'Embedding Sustainable Procurement' elearning course

Date To Be Confirmed

Revise has teamed up with SPCE to offer free Sustainable Procurement e-learning to the Higher Education sector. The e-learning course, ‘Embedding Susta...

Carrier Bag Training Programme

17 July 2014 - 12 August 2014

Location: Various locations

Following on from the recent presentation Neil Purdom did to the Waste TSN... a series of training sessions has been arranged to go over the requir...

Zero Waste Scotland, Re-use and Repair Programme Seminar

26 August 2014
13:00 - 00:00

Location: Stirling Tolbooth

Save the date - find out what re-use and repair opportunities are available during 2014/15 ZWS programme. You are invited to attend a free Zero Waste Scotlan...

2014 S-Lab Awards

2 September 2014 - 3 September 2014

Location: King’s College London

The Awards scheme is in its third year and recognises good practice and innovation from around the world in a range of areas, including design of new and refurb...

2nd World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2014)

3 September 2014 - 5 September 2014

Location: Manchester

Following-up the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) The 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as “Rio+20&rdq...

Meeting the Challenge of a Sustainable Urban Future: the contribution of green walls

4 September 2014 - 5 September 2014

Location: Science Centre, Staffordshire University, Leek Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2DF

International Conference 2014 We are pleased to announce our first International Conference on Green Walls in urban areas. Convenors: Professor John...

COPERNICUS Alliance Conference “Education for Sustainability: Building capacity in higher educ

3 October 2014

Location: Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

We are pleased to share programme information and to invite participation in an international conference organised by COPERNICUS Alliance (CA) and Charles Unive...

The Higher & Further Education Show

16 October 2014

Location: Olympia Central, London

The Higher Education Show promises to bring together HE and FE business leaders and decision makers under one roof to find solutions, discuss challenges and pro...

Govtoday Sustainable Transport Conference 2014

22 October 2014

Location: The Mermaid, City of London

Ultra Low Carbon Travel Govtoday is delighted to be hosting the Sustainable Transport conference, which will be held on 22nd October at the Mermaid, the cit...

AASHE 2014 Conference and Expo

26 October 2014 - 29 October 2014

Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

Innovation for Sustainable Economies & Communities Empowering higher education sustainability professionals With nearly 2,000 participants, AASHE'...

Govtoday Carbon Reduction Conference 2014

29 October 2014

Location: The Mermaid, City of London

Reducing Carbon Emissions Govtoday is delighted to be hosting Carbon Reduction 2014, which will be held on 29th October 2014 at The Mermaid, the city of Lon...

Education for Sustainability in Higher Education Conference: Achievements and Prospects

8 January 2015

Location: Plymouth University

Hosted by PedRIO and the Centre for Sustainable Futures This coming January sees the end of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), t...