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Building our Future – new web pages

Published: 17 Jul 18     Category: Other Top Stories
A new area has been launched on the University’s website about its estate. Called Building our Future, the new pages provide information about the University’s estate within the context of the City of Oxford and describe its contribution to the life of Oxford residents and visitors, as both neighbour and custodian.

Environmental Sustainability host international guests

Published: 04 Jul 18     Category: Events & Awards
The Environmental Sustainability team have been doing a lot of knowledge-sharing in recent weeks, receiving international guests and taking part in conferences to communicate their work to reduce the University’s environmental impact.

June 2018 FM Newsletter

Published: 02 Jul 18     Category: Facilities Management
The June edition of the Estates Services FM newsletter has been published. Designed to keep customers and building users up to date with FM (facilities management) developments relating to the buildings managed by our FM team, it is available as follows:

Environmental Sustainability team share knowledge at ISCN conference

Published: 29 Jun 18     Category: Events & Awards
Members of the Environmental Sustainability team joined the three-day International Sustainable Campus Network’s (ISCN) annual conference in Stockholm to share knowledge and communicate their efforts to reduce the University’s environmental impact to the rest of the higher education sector.

University gains Fairtrade University and College Award

Published: 21 Jun 18     Category: Events & Awards
Oxford is now a Fairtrade University after securing accreditation under the new Fairtrade University and College Award Scheme.

Public Consultation: Proposed Development of Osney Power Station

Published: 15 Jun 18     Category: Events & Awards
We would like to invite you to our final public consultation session to review our proposals to redevelop Osney Power Station into a world-leading centre for Executive Education.

Sustainability Showcase celebrates University's environmental progress

Published: 15 Jun 18     Category: Events & Awards
The University held its fifth Sustainability Showcase on the evening of 14 June, with staff and students from across the University gathering in the Museum of Natural History to recognise the contributions they have made over the last year towards making the University’s operations more sustainable.

University Print studio gains industry accreditation

Published: 12 Jun 18     Category: Facilities Management
The University Print Studio has gained accreditation from the British Print Industry Federation (BPIF).

Harriet Waters becomes Chartered Environmentalist

Published: 07 Jun 18     Category: People
Harriet Waters, Head of Environmental Sustainability, recently qualified as a Chartered Environmentalist with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), joining a worldwide network of experienced environmental professionals who are leading efforts to improve sustainability in organisations ranging from local and national governments to NGOs and multinational companies.

Blue plaques commemorate Oxford antibiotic breakthroughs

Published: 01 Jun 18     Category: Events & Awards
This week blue plaques were installed at two University buildings to commemorate the vital role people working there played in bringing antibiotics out of the laboratory and into general use – one of the most important breakthroughs in the history of medicine.

 


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