Nearly 30 teams making a green impact across campuses

July 17 / 195

The University of Melbourne is the first Australian organisation to sign up teams for the UK-initiated Green Impact program, which aims to bring people together and empower them to make meaningful changes in sustainability.

Ride2Uni Breakfast

April 17 / 192

A record turnout of 160 staff and student cyclists celebrated the first Ride2Uni Breakfast of the year early in March. 

Herbs for sustainability flourishing at University House

April 17 / 192

The first day of autumn saw the newly established University House Green Team kick off their first project.

Emissions reduction, curriculum changes central to new Sustainability Plan

February 17 / 190

The University of Melbourne will be carbon neutral before 2030, achieve zero net emissions from electricity by 2021 and will now report annually on the institution’s sustainability impact and performance. 

Melbourne commits to UN Sustainable Development Goals

October 16 / 187

The Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis recently formalised the University of Melbourne’s commitment to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Just like owning a car but better – five GoGet spaces now on campus

October 16 / 187

The University has joined with car share network GoGet as part of its focus on social and environmental sustainability, and there are now five car share vehicles located across campus.

Investments Forum concludes consultation on Sustainability Plan 2016-2020

September 16 / 186

Opinions across the entire topic of University investments and interactions with the fossil fuel sector were heard at a recently held Investments Forum, as the University continued with next steps in developing the Sustainability Plan 2016-2020.

Did you take the plastic free July challenge?

August 16 / 185

Many people across the University took the single-use plastic free July challenge this year – most reporting they found it easier than expected.

Melbourne Tweed Ride at the Grainger Museum

May 16 / 182

The Grainger Museum was recently the starting point for the Melbourne Tweed Ride, an annual cycling event for lovers of tweed and vintage bicycles.

Melbourne School of Government’s Sara Bice announced as an Inaugural Westpac Research Fellow

April 16 / 179

Dr Sara Bice from the Melbourne School of Government has been awarded one of four inaugural Westpac Research Fellowships, contributing $330,000 towards her research activities.

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