Providing basic carbon literacy education for all staff and students – with opportunity to become certified carbon literate. This will cover carbon and the origins of climate change, the ecological and geographical consequences, carbon footprints, the international dimensions of climate justice, the behavioural and collaborative responses needed to ensure environmental sustainability and the potential impact of technology in addressing these issues.
Academic Strategy: Teaching and Learning
UN Sustainable Development Goals are embedded in all courses (including environmental sustainability) through the People, Place and Society (PPS) strand. Facilitates the creation of specific degree programmes to cover climate change and sustainability. Student have access to cross-disciplinary projects, events and competitions which address the grand challenges arising from the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including those relating to environmental sustainability.
Academic Strategy: Research
Significant research outputs and impact case studies in the areas of environmental sustainability and climate change. All research bids, projects and outputs are framed in the context of the grand challenges arising from the UN Sustainable Development Goals including those relating to environmental sustainability and climate change. Research centres address the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the grand challenges.
Innovation and Enterprise
The University’s enterprise and innovation activities, including student start-ups and community projects , are connected to research and education, in the context of the grand challenges.