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Read more at: Meet the Team: Ben Gulliver

Meet the Team: Ben Gulliver

18 January 2023

What does your position involve? I’m the Sustainability Coordinator. I will be leading on the development of the University-wide waste strategy and its associated activities, along with working alongside our new waste contractor to deliver on KPIs, including our commitment to zero waste to landfill. I will also be...


Read more at: Plant-Based Possibilities at the University of Cambridge

Plant-Based Possibilities at the University of Cambridge

21 December 2022

The Sustainability Team and Cambridge University Press and Assessment invite you to a showcase of the possibilities of plant-based food at the University of Cambridge. The event is being held at Lee Hall in Wolfson College. We welcome any attendees across the University and beyond, but different sessions may interest...


Read more at: Gold Food December: Sharing food at Christmas with Cambridge Sustainable Food
Cambridge Sustainable Food Christmas Hamper Appeal

Gold Food December: Sharing food at Christmas with Cambridge Sustainable Food

16 December 2022

Gold Food December: Sharing food at Christmas More than 700 hampers filled with seasonal food have been pledged through the Christmas Hamper appeal. Launched by Cambridge City Food Bank, Cambridge City Council and CSF, the appeal seeks to ensure families in need receive some treats, fresh groceries and a gift this...


Read more at: University of Cambridge restores native trees to Capability Brown landscape
Madingley Planting

University of Cambridge restores native trees to Capability Brown landscape

16 December 2022

The University of Cambridge restored dozens of native trees to a Capability Brown landscape on its estate this month as part of Cambridge’s contribution to the late Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee ambition to plant a million trees across the United Kingdom. The University of Cambridge restored dozens of native trees...


Read more at: The Climate Challenge Launches for Lent 2023!

The Climate Challenge Launches for Lent 2023!

16 December 2022

The Climate Challenge (previously named the Carbon Challenge) is an entrepreneurship competition for postgraduate and PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. Over the Lent term, participants have the opportunity to attend training sessions on intellectual property rights, pitching and more. Participants then form small...


Read more at: Engage for Change Applications are open now!
Engage for Change

Engage for Change Applications are open now!

14 December 2022

Turn talk into action! Apply here Engage for Change (EfC) is a twelve-week programme for students at the University of Cambridge who want to learn how to make change happen. You will design, implement and evaluate your own environmental sustainability-related intervention, aligned with the University's Environmental...


Read more at: The University of Cambridge signs pledge to work towards reversing biodiversity decline through worldwide Nature Positive Universities Alliance 

The University of Cambridge signs pledge to work towards reversing biodiversity decline through worldwide Nature Positive Universities Alliance 

8 December 2022

The University of Cambridge has signed a Nature Positive Pledge as a founding Nature Positive University Announced today (Thursday 8 December) at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, Canada , the Nature Positive Universities Alliance launches with 111 universities from 44 countries, who have made individual...


Read more at: Work with us - Apply to be our new Energy Assistant

Work with us - Apply to be our new Energy Assistant

7 December 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to join the University's Sustainability Team as it coordinates a programme of work to deliver the University's commitment to become zero carbon by 2048. The role holder reports to the Energy Coordinator. As the Energy Assistant for the Colleges, you will have responsibility for ensuring that...


Read more at: College Biodiversity Baseline

College Biodiversity Baseline

29 November 2022

College Biodiversity Baseline In 2018, a Biodiversity Baseline was completed for both the University’s rural and operational estate. This desk-based research project produced a comprehensive document cataloguing species and habitat types across the estate. A summary report was published providing a high-level overview of...


Read more at: Seed Libraries promoting gardening and wellbeing at Churchill and Jesus Colleges
Seeds

Seed Libraries promoting gardening and wellbeing at Churchill and Jesus Colleges

24 November 2022

The library staff at Jesus College and Churchill College have joined forces with Grounds & Gardens teams and student Green Officers to set up “Seed Libraries” as a free resource to help students and their families get started growing flowers, herbs and vegetables. At Churchill College the idea and initial donation of...