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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...

Topic Support Network: Sustainable Construction

1 May 2014
13:30 - 16:00

Location: University of Edinburgh

Save the date! Welcome to the next upcoming Sustainable Construction Topic Support Network at the University of Edinburgh. Background This network was...

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...

Topic Support Network: Travel & Transport

2 May 2014
10:30 - 14:30

Location: University of Dundee

Save the date! Welcome to the next upcoming Travel & Transport Topic Support Network at the University of Dundee. Background Topic Support Networks ...

EAUC Annual Conference 2014

7 May 2014 - 9 May 2014

Location: Nottingham Trent University

Booking now open on our dedicated Annual Conference website Here, you can take advantage of early bird rates until 17 March. We also have many special o...

Topic Support Network: Waste Management

21 May 2014
10:30 - 14:30

Location: University of Edinburgh

Background Waste Management TSN looks at the responsibility placed on all those involved in the management and disposal practices within an institution...

Topic Support Network: Sustainable Procurement

22 May 2014
13:30 - 16:00

Location: University of Edinburgh

Background Topic Support Networks provide an opportunity to share information, experiences and good practice across the university and college sector in Sco...

Topic Support Network: Education for Sustainable Development in Further Education

29 May 2014
14:00 - 16:30

Location: TBC

Background Topic Support Networks provide an opportunity to share information, experiences and good practice across the university and college sector in S...

Topic Support Network: Sustainable Construction

Date To Be Confirmed

Location: University of Edinburgh

This network was established back in 2005 to create a forum for Senior Managers, Directors of Estates and of Finance and estate staff responsible for bring thei...

Topic Support Network: Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education

12 June 2014
10:00 - 16:00

Location: TBC

Background This Topic Support Network is designed to explore the area of education for sustainable development and how it is understood and practiced in uni...

Topic Support Network: Community Engagement

26 June 2014
13:30 - 16:30

Location: Glasgow School of Art

Background Previously known as Promoting Positive Behaviour, this topic support network was established in summer 2010 to develop a network of interest in...

Upcoming Webinars

These are webinars that are coming soon.

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

First Broadcast 29 April 2014 12:00 - 13:00

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...

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

First Broadcast 28 May 2014 12:00 - 13:00

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...

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

First Broadcast 25 June 2014 12:00 - 13:00

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...

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?) This is an EAUC Member only b...

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...

HEA ‘Workshop and Seminar Series’

29 November 2013 - 16 May 2014

Location: Multiple dates and locations

Influence, Implement, Engage. The triple imperative for ESD in HE
 29 November 2013, University of the West of England Enterprise and Sustainability: ...

AUDE Learning and Development Programme 2014 - Strategic Influencing

24 April 2014

Location: Telford

Part of the AUDE Academy MasterClass Programme The HE sector is currently experiencing un-precedented change. Estates are the second biggest cost to the orga...

Optimised Carbon Management *new date*

30 April 2014
08:30 - 12:30

Location: RSA Central House, London

Please note the new date! We are introducing Carbon Credentials in a new partnership that will help explore how they have helped other institutions and what ...

AUDE Learning and Development Programme 2014 - Estates Strategy

7 May 2014

Location: London

Part of the AUDE Academy MasterClass Programme This will be an intensive one day course where the participants contribute to the production of an estates str...

BREEAM New Construction 2014 Briefing Events

8 May 2014 - 8 July 2014

Location: Various locations

BREEAM UK NC 2014 goes live! Join us for a free half day briefing explaining the changes and improvements in BREEAM UK New Construction 2014 The updated ...

AUDE Learning and Development Programme 2014 - Space Management

14 May 2014

Location: Birmingham

Part of the AUDE Academy MasterClass Programme   This course looks at how to resolve these contradictions and maximise conditions for success. It covers:...

AUDE Learning and Development Programme 2014 - Leading Change in the HE environment

22 May 2014

Location: Manchester

Part of the AUDE Academy MasterClass Programme The HE environment is being subject to significant change whilst HE institutions are needing to implement thei...

International Sustainable Campus Network 2014 Conference

1 June 2014 - 4 June 2014

Location: Hosted by Harvard University and MIT Cambridge, MA

Pushing Boundaries: Leveraging collective action for global impact Join Us! Global Network of Sustainability Innovators Transparency & Knowledge Exc...

AUDE Learning and Development Programme 2014 - Strategic Influencing

5 June 2014

Location: London

Part of the AUDE Academy MasterClass Programme The HE sector is currently experiencing un-precedented change. Estates are the second biggest cost to the orga...

Education for Sustainable Development Annual Conference

10 June 2014

Location: London South Bank University, Keyworth Centre, Keyworth Street, London

'Promoting Employability, Society and the Environment: a curriculum for sustainability' Register today - early bird rates available! Papers could ...

AUDE Learning and Development Programme 2014 - Legal Compliance for HE Estates & Facilities

18 June 2014

Location: Birmingham

Part of the AUDE Academy MasterClass Programme The workshop will provide an overview of health and safety law from a corporate and individual perspective. Th...

AUDE Learning and Development Programme 2014 - Estates Strategy

25 June 2014

Location: Edinburgh

Part of the AUDE Academy MasterClass Programme This will be an intensive one day course where the participants contribute to the production of an estates str...

Sustainability, Employment, Education and the Role of Colleges - AoC Conference

8 July 2014

Location: Think Low Carbon Centre, Barnsley College

1st National Conference on behalf of the AoC Sustainability Portfolio Group entitled Sustainability, Employment, Education and the Role of Colleges. The Conf...

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...

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'...