Caring for our environment

We're committed to reducing our impact on the environment and the local community, so we're a University that really does care

Waste management

None of our waste is sent to landfill. If it can't be recycled, it is turned into energy.

Donating to charity

We collect and donate unwanted items to charity.

Fairtrade University

We're an accredited Fairtrade University and our shops and cafes stock Fairtrade products

Renewable technology

We generate our own electricity on site using wind turbines and solar panels.

Water management

We've saved over £250,000 on our water bill by using energy efficient measures.

Environmental management

We've achieved EcoCampus Gold award demonstrating commitment to continual environmental improvement.

Energy management

We are replacing our lamps with LEDs (light emitting diodes) and installing automatic sensors wherever feasible.