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Katy has led the development of wide ranging sustainability initiatives at the University of Worcester in her role as director of sustainability. Her work focuses on the campus, working in the community and embedding sustainability in the curriculum. Overseeing the development of students as partners on major sustainability change programs and building sustainability skills with students and student volunteers Katy’s work has won a number of national and international awards. Katy is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the EAUC. Katy represents the University on Worcestershire's Local Nature Partnership and Worcestershire Climate Change Strategy Group and is a member of the SuLiTest UK Steering Group. Katy's research interests include frameworks for measuring sustainability culture in Higher Education, managing energy in student rented homes, an online magazine for students, academics and practitioners to engage students in sustainable development and developing bike share schemes.

Carbon Literacy Training

The University of Worcester is collaborating with Sanctuary Group and Worcester Students’ Union to make Carbon Literacy training available to staff, students and customers across both organisations. Carbon Literacy training is an opportunity to learn about the carbon costs and impacts of everyday activities, and the steps we can take to reduce our carbon footprints. During the training, we will… Read more →

Students organising for sustainability – sustainability skills survey 2019-2020

Recent survey reveals Worcester students’ attitudes towards sustainable development Take a look at the results of the sustainability skills survey here. Take a quick survey to tell us how you like to be surveyed! https://forms.gle/h8tQEU3dDKbih8nR6 Undertaken in November 2020, the 11th SOS-UK nationwide student skills survey has provided an important insight into student attitudes towards sustainable development. This year the… Read more →

Go Green Week 2020

Go Green Week returned for the 10th year running! Ran by the University of Worcester’s first year an introduction to sustainability students’ and the sustainability department the week taught attendees ways to live more sustainably and promotes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) created by the United Nations. All thanks to the hard work of volunteers, several stalls, special guests,… Read more →