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6th December 2017

The University of Chester has been recognised in three separate categories for its environmental initiatives, in the higher education sector’s Green Gown Awards.

7th June 2017

On Thursday 1st June, Green Chester hosted the fifth annual Green Tie awards in the De Gaulle Brasserie at Queen’s Park.

18th May 2017

On Wednesday 17th May, Seaborne Library hosted the inaugural Veggiefest, with assistance from the Sustainability Unit.  Grosvenor Common Room (Parkgate Road Campus) played host to businesses and departments promoting meat reducing, vegetarianism and veganism as a...

4th May 2017

On the 26th April Student Support and Guidance's Green Impact team held a sustainable travel event – The Super Power Breakfast Club.

26th April 2017

The Seaborne Library Green Impact Team will be hosting Veggiefest, a bring and share event promoting vegetarianism and veganism to reduce your carbon footprint on Wednesday 17th May.

26th April 2017

PEDOMETER CHALLENGE - We will walk 181 miles!

24th April 2017

It's the last Sustainability Forum of this year on Wednesday 10th May, 4pm in the Students' Union.

We will be joined by Prof. Neville Ford to launch a new exciting partnership! And new VP Jack McGovern will be outlining his ideas for Sustainability for the...

1st March 2017

Warrington Biodiversity Workshop

1st March 2017

On 28th February Professor Simon Pringle, Visiting Professor in Sustainability and Innovation in the Department of Geography and International Development, gave a research seminar exploring the connections between sustainability, innovation and the circular economy...

28th February 2017


GID held a charity cake sale for The Bren Project on 28th February, raising £40.00 to a well-deserved cause. 

8th February 2017

A West Cheshire Food Bank collection point has been accepting donations at the Careers and Employability Centre, thanks to the kind gesture of one of the Careers’ team.

19th December 2016

The University of Chester is once again taking part in the Christmas Tree Festival at Chester Cathedral, and this year the focus is on repurposing and upcycling.

2nd August 2016

The University of Chester has been shortlisted for its environmental initiatives in three separate categories in the higher education sector’s Green Gown Awards.

14th July 2016

The Sustainability Team were joined by students on Work Experience from St Richard Gwyn Catholic High  and West Kirby Grammar Schools last week. Here are some reflections on their week in Sustainability.

5th June 2016

An awards event has been held to celebrate the commitment of University of Chester employees to sustainability in the workplace and mark the start of a new era in renewable energy.

22nd April 2016

For the second year running the Sustainability Unit were winners of the Educate North Awards in the Environmental Sustainability category for the work of the Energy and Carbon Lab. 

13th April 2016

Residents of John Milton Hall have been crowned DoNation champions after topping the leader board in the first ever ‘University of Chester Halls Do Challenge

22nd March 2016

As the deadline for the Green Impact submission approaches, the teams have been busy hosting  events from cake sales to cycle rides - here's some of their highlights!

23rd February 2016


General Challenge Rules

23rd February 2016

The Food Fest returns to Parkgate Road campus this Friday 26th February in Small Hall between 11am - 2pm. Drop in to support local producers and get yourself some tasty treats!


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