News & Updates
University staff member, Dr Mohammad Alramahi, delivered a lecture on the UK climate change act with Steve Pattenden at the Rotary Club of Luton Someries.
Our multi-disciplinary Sustainability Forum is holding a University-wide event at our Luton campus on Wednesday 6 March 2019.
Continuing collaborations with the United Nations Association of Luton and Harpenden, the Sustainability Forum supported an event held at the University on 26th November 2017 to celebrate International Women's Day.
Event: 7:30pm 11 April 2018 - "Live like a bee, love like a bee - and save the planet", will be presented by local resident, climate change activist and bee keeper, Colin Hall.
The University has been awarded Gold in the EcoCampus award scheme, a national Environmental Management System (EMS) which allows universities to be recognised for addressing key issues of environmental sustainability, including carbon reduction and recycling.
To end the year we've chosen a 'circular economy' series of short films/presentations from the brilliant, ground-breaking Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
The student-led league table ranked 154 universities in the UK on their green prowess, awarding Bedfordshire a First Class degree for its eco-friendly practices.
'Before the Flood' - a 2016 documentary film on climate change featuring Leonardo DiCaprio. Presented by the Sustainability Forum in collaboration with the Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum.
The Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum are holding a free afternoon of presentations, discussion and demonstration on 30th September 2017.
On 4th October 2017, join us for a free screening of WALL-E, the story of a lonely robot who finds love on a journey across the Universe.
13th September 2017 - Free screening of "The Story of Stuff" - a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.
In the last twelve months the University's carbon emissions have dropped by around 630 tonnes, compared with the previous twelve month period. The reduction in carbon emissions was assissted by an investment in a combined heat and power plant at the University's Bedford campus.