University of Exeter

The Times Higher University of the Year, the University of Exeter is one of the original members of the EAUC and was the host for EAUC’s 12th Annual Conference. In recent years the University has strived to progress and improve all of its activities, including environmental management and sustainability. In recognition of its achievements it received the accolade of the Times Higher “University of the Year 2007/8”

A green environment

Renowned for its beautiful green campus, the University now has a very full and vibrant environmental and sustainability agenda.

Sustainable travel

Its recent Sustainable Transport Plan has won praise from the DfT. It has also just completed a Higher Education Carbon Management project resulting in significant energy savings and and is held as a model of excellence by the Carbon Trust.

Environmental education

Exeter has launched several new courses on sustainability, including an MSc in Sustainable Development, which draws on cutting edge research and is informed by the professional needs of sustainability practitioners.

The responsibility for environmental matters currently lies with Dr Paul Adams, Health, Safety and Environment Adviser and a former member of the EAUC Executive. There is a vacancy for a Sustainability Advisor to drive forward the University’s environment and sustainability agenda.

Main Contact Name: Dr Paul H Adams, Health, Safety and Environment Adviser
Main Contact Email & Telephone: p.h.adams@ex.ac.uk and 01392 269540
Further information/website: www.exeter.ac.uk/sustainability
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Chancellor, Floella Benjamin presents a new minibus paid for from the proceeds of car parking charges
Chancellor, Floella Benjamin presents a new minibus paid for from the proceeds of car parking charges