Author Archives: environmental-sustainability

Retrospective on Go Green Salford 2023

Between 27/02 – 26/03/2023, we worked with Salford students, colleagues and local community members to organise four weeks of events, useful content and tips for sustainable living in Salford. Below you can find a summary of all of the events. Week

Retrospective on Go Green Salford 2023

Between 27/02 – 26/03/2023, we worked with Salford students, colleagues and local community members to organise four weeks of events, useful content and tips for sustainable living in Salford. Below you can find a summary of all of the events. Week

Electric cars – by Tessa Pettitt

With the move to more sustainable travel, me and my family recently decided to change our car to a fully electric one. In order to help people who might be considering this next step, I figured I would write an

Electric cars – by Tessa Pettitt

With the move to more sustainable travel, me and my family recently decided to change our car to a fully electric one. In order to help people who might be considering this next step, I figured I would write an

PlasticFreeUoS poster series by Jess Robinson

To support the PlasticFreeUoS campaign, a MA Visual Communication student Jessica Robinson from the University of Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology has made a series of brilliant posters to raise awareness of the issues related to single

PlasticFreeUoS poster series by Jess Robinson

To support the PlasticFreeUoS campaign, a MA Visual Communication student Jessica Robinson from the University of Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology has made a series of brilliant posters to raise awareness of the issues related to single

University of Salford joins the Fossil Free campaign

As part of our Sustainability Strategy refresh, University of Salford has updated its Treasury Management and Ethical Investment Policy to exclude investments in fossil fuels. The University does not invest in companies involved in the production and distribution of fossil

University of Salford joins the Fossil Free campaign

As part of our Sustainability Strategy refresh, University of Salford has updated its Treasury Management and Ethical Investment Policy to exclude investments in fossil fuels. The University does not invest in companies involved in the production and distribution of fossil

Green Impact Awards 2023

On Wednesday 22nd November, staff and students came together to celebrate sustainability achievements at the University of Salford Green Impact Awards! Green Impact is a sustainability engagement programme, run internationally by SOS-UK. It’s a simple, fun and flexible way for

Green Impact Awards 2023

On Wednesday 22nd November, staff and students came together to celebrate sustainability achievements at the University of Salford Green Impact Awards! Green Impact is a sustainability engagement programme, run internationally by SOS-UK. It’s a simple, fun and flexible way for

Meet the Team: Phil Harris

Current role Phil is focused on reducing the University’s Scope 1 & 2 carbon emissions, maintaining the ISO 50001 certification for energy management, and working with the Estates department and the Sustainability Office to deliver the Net Zero carbon ambitions.

Meet the Team: Phil Harris

Current role Phil is focused on reducing the University’s Scope 1 & 2 carbon emissions, maintaining the ISO 50001 certification for energy management, and working with the Estates department and the Sustainability Office to deliver the Net Zero carbon ambitions.

Meet the Team: Prof Will Swan, Director of Sustainability

Will is in charge of the strategic direction of the Sustainability Office. This involves the development of the strategy, the development of strategic relations and oversight of operational activities. Will is currently leading the engagement work around the strategy, as

Meet the Team: Prof Will Swan, Director of Sustainability

Will is in charge of the strategic direction of the Sustainability Office. This involves the development of the strategy, the development of strategic relations and oversight of operational activities. Will is currently leading the engagement work around the strategy, as

Virtual Peel Park

Last week we launched Virtual Peel Park – a digital tool which makes the park more accessible to all. The project is led by Dr Simon Hutchinson from SEE, in collaboration with our team and the Salford Ranger Team. The

Virtual Peel Park

Last week we launched Virtual Peel Park – a digital tool which makes the park more accessible to all. The project is led by Dr Simon Hutchinson from SEE, in collaboration with our team and the Salford Ranger Team. The

Meet the Team: Marta Strzelecka, Sustainability Engagement Officer

Current role Leading on sustainability communications and engagement in the Sustainability Office to help and enable our students and staff to make sustainable choices. Coordinating a programme of events and initiatives, including Hedgehog Friendly Campus, Plastic Free UoS, Community Growing

Meet the Team: Marta Strzelecka, Sustainability Engagement Officer

Current role Leading on sustainability communications and engagement in the Sustainability Office to help and enable our students and staff to make sustainable choices. Coordinating a programme of events and initiatives, including Hedgehog Friendly Campus, Plastic Free UoS, Community Growing

Meet the Team: Megan Hubbard, Graduate Sustainability Communication & Engagement Officer

Current role Works with both the Sustainability Office and the Students Union. The role involves supporting the Sustainability Communications and Engagement Strategy, whilst also assisting in student-focussed sustainability projects and volunteering. Ultimately, helping to raise awareness and engage staff and

Meet the Team: Megan Hubbard, Graduate Sustainability Communication & Engagement Officer

Current role Works with both the Sustainability Office and the Students Union. The role involves supporting the Sustainability Communications and Engagement Strategy, whilst also assisting in student-focussed sustainability projects and volunteering. Ultimately, helping to raise awareness and engage staff and