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The Student Co-Op in Action

A huge congratulations to Lawrence, Nick, Pat, Haneen and the crew on the continued success of the Student textbook Co-Op – re-using resources, saving students money and exhibiting quality artwork. see the video here for more information.

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Mechanical Engineering LED Lighting Retro-fit

The School of Mechanical Engineering has been working to make their workshop more energy efficieny. They have reduced electricity related to lighting in their workshop by 48% through an LED lighting retro-fit. LED lights use significantly less electricity than fluorescent lights, have a much longer life span and have improved lighting quality in the workshop. […]

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Tour de Work Adelaide 2014 – ride to win!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tour de Work is a free competition where cyclists team up in workplaces across Adelaide to record their ride information and win a host of great prizes including cinema tickets and bike gear. Join the University of Adelaide team and log your rides through February to win.
Don’t have a bike? Don’t worry, you can hire […]

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Highly Commended at Green Gown Awards 2013

The University of Adelaide won a Highly Commended Award in the Student Initiatives Category for “Waste Watchers – Bin Monsters Come Alive” at last week’s Green Gown Awards Australasia 2013.
“The winners of the 2013 Green Gown Awards Australasia, presented by Ecosave, were announced at a fabulous dinner and award ceremony at the Scenic WatervieW in […]

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Electric cars:- wheely good for the environment

Associate Professor Hubertus Jersmann is passionate about the environment. As a member of the University of Adelaide Sustainability Governance Committee and a zealous advocate of solar technology, he is also one of just a handful of people in Australia to own an all-electric vehicle.
The Nissan Leaf (Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable, Family car) is a five-door […]

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Adelaide Carpool – Registration Event – Tuesday 14 May

Adelaide Carpool is a free, web based service for city based organisations that want to support their staff to share their drive to work. Adelaide Carpool is a joint initiative of the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure and Adelaide City Council and is open to selected workplaces in the Adelaide CBD, including the University […]

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Donate Laptops for Morocco’s Underprivileged Children

Soufiane Rboub is a staff member at the International Student Centre and is embarking on a project to collect unwanted laptops to send to underprivileged school children in Morocco’s rural areas.
“I believe in standard education as we know it but most importantly believe in providing the tools and opportunities to access education and information. There […]

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Green Loan Fund Showcase

Green Loan Fund Showcase Event
The Ecoversity Green Loan Fund is a $100,000 initiative by the Office of Sustainability to provide capital for projects that reduce the University’s environmental impact. Successful applicants (staff or students) are awarded a portion of the fund and savings from the projects will be reinvested into the fund to support future […]

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