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Read more at: New Environmental Policy

New Environmental Policy

23 June 2023

The Council has approved a new Environmental Policy for the University. The Policy has been produced to more effectively support the requirements of gaining Environmental Management System (EMS) accreditation for the University under ISO 14001 . It is entirely isolated from the University's Environmental Sustainability...

Read more at: Sustainability Showcase 2023
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Sustainability Showcase 2023

22 June 2023

On Wednesday 21st June 2023, The Environmental Sustainability Team (EST) hosted our inaugural Sustainability Showcase at Wolfson College dscf8337.jpg Photography credits Stewart Bethell. This year’s award ceremony looked a bit different than how we had hosted awards ceremonies in the past. There are many different...

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Universal Bus Update

15 June 2023

universal-bus-at-eddington_5x7-1-930x520.jpg The University is aware of the operational issues with the Universal Bus service. These are a combination of driver and vehicle shortage from Whippet the operator of the Universal, and the ongoing closure of the southern bus way causing delays on Hills Road to the whole bus...

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Darwin College will host the first fully plant-based Cambridge May Ball this year. 

17 May 2023

Darwin College will host the first fully plant-based Cambridge May Ball this year. Organisers plan to work with local vendors and the Darwin catering staff to produce high-quality vegan food and drinks on the night, which for VIP guests also includes a formal dinner. This initiative comes after a motion by the Cambridge...

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Voi Travel at Work pilot extension

15 May 2023

The Environmental Sustainability Team launched a pilot for ‘Travel at Work’ journeys in March 2023. This six-month trial evaluates the feasibility of using e-bikes and e-scooters by staff for travel for work purposes. The pilot has been well received, and an expansion of the trial locations has been agreed until September...

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Guided Busway Closure 

26 April 2023

Guided Busway Closure The southern section of the Guided Busway between Cambridge Rail Station, the Biomedical Campus and Trumpington will be closed for works from Monday 1 May 2023 until early July 2023. This is to facilitate the building of a new crossing point as part of the Cambridge South Rail Station planning...

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Internship 2023

21 April 2023

The Environmental Sustainability Team are pleased to be offering a paid (up to) 24-week Internship from July 2023. We are looking for a recent graduate who will work with us to develop a more accessible approach, and tools relating to, sustainability focused communications for use across the University. Successful...

Read more at: Work with us: roles in our Carbon and Energy Team
Job Opportunities in the C&E Team

Work with us: roles in our Carbon and Energy Team

21 April 2023

Job Opportunities in the Carbon and Energy Team Assistant Carbon Manager The Assistant Carbon Manager has a focus and leads on reducing the carbon impact of the University's labs and lab-based research. The post also leads on calculation of the University's carbon emissions figures, and supports the Carbon Manager with...

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Making Green Impact

13 April 2023

Sustainability progress at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB) The Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB) Green Impact team and Sustainability Committee consists of students, technical staff, researchers, and management staff. We are aiming to achieve the Green Impact Gold award for this...

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Volunteer as a Green Impact student auditor

4 April 2023

Volunteer as a Green Impact auditor and gain a digital badge from SOS-UK! Join training delivered by SOS-UK in the morning, and then in the afternoon complete 1-3 environmental audits of department and college teams who have been taking part in our Green Impact programme. Audits and training will take place in person on...