The EAUC is keen to hear from members or potential partners with ideas for future projects. All project proposals are assessed by our Project Approval Scheme.
EAUC Current Led Projectswww.sustainabilityexchange.ac.uk - register or log in today!
Learning in Future Environment (previously Universities that Count)
After extensive consultation with the sector the EAUC is proud to launch Learning in Future Environments (LiFE), the fully redeveloped, rebranded and relaunched Universities that Count programme. LiFE is a comprehensive performance improvement system developed specifically to help colleges and universities to manage, measure, improve and promote their social responsibility and sustainability performance.
Universities & Colleges Climate Commitment for Scotland 100% of Scotland’s universities and colleges have publicly declared their intention to address the challenges of climate change and reduce their carbon footprints by signing the Universities and Colleges Climate Commitment for Scotland (UCCCfS).
FE Online Resource
SORTED: Sustainability Online Resource and Toolkit for Education. SORTED is open to all and aimed at those working in the FE sector, wanting to take their first steps towards sustainability. August 2011 saw the relaunch of the tool offering a new fully filtered search facility and new resources.
EAUC Previous ProjectsGreen Impact
Green Impact is an EAUC project and is an environmental accreditation scheme with an awards element designed for University departments. University staff take part and can achieve a working towards accreditation, Bronze, Silver or Gold standard for making their workplaces greener
Greening ICT with JISC
Funded by JISC, this project will examine over a 2 year period how ICT systems in Universities & Colleges in the London and York & Humberside regions are performing and after implementation of more sustainable methods of operation, assess their reduced impact on the environment.
Sustainable ICT in Scottish Further & Higher Education
Campus Sustainability Programme (CaSPr)
Funded by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Funding Council, CaSPr is delivering a wide ranging programme of support, workshops and benchmarking to colleges and universities throughout the country.
Promoting Poverty Aware Procurement on Campus
Funded by the Department for International Development and building on our success of the Sustainable Procurement Project, the project aims to raise sector awareness of the link between procurement of goods from developing countries and poverty.
With support from the Defra Environmental Action Fund (EAF), the EAUC is helping colleges and universities respond positively on the sustainable procurement agenda.
EAUC Supported Projects
The College and University Sustainability Placements scheme recognises the potential of recent graduates to enhance your college or university sustainability team. The Scheme is run by StudentForce.
The EAUC is a partner in this climate change project funded by the Carbon Trust and managed by NUS Services.
Funded by HEFCE and managed by Nottingham Trent University, EcoCampus is a national Environmental Management System (EMS) and award scheme for the higher education sector. The scheme allows universities to be recognised for addressing key issues of environmental sustainability.
Sound Impact Awards
The EAUC is proud to join the Ecologist magazine as a partner to the new Sound Impact Awards. Managed and run by the National Union of Students trading arm, NUSSL, the awards are ‘Designed to encourage, reward and celebrate best environmental practice’.
Zero-Waste in Student HallsFunded by HEFCE and managed by the London School of Economics, this innovative project aims to benefit students and the local community by diverting reusable items left in halls at the end of the academic year.