Upcoming Events – Summer Term

This term there are a number of opportunities to engage with sustainability. These all through our sustainability engagement programme Big Impact. There are opportunities specifically for students; however, the majority are open to all, from staff, students to local community members. Below you will find opportunities from gardening to swishing. BIRLEY STUDENT LIVING GARDENING SESSION. 13 […]

SYMPOSIUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITIES IN THE UK

On April 5th and 6th 2016 colleagues from across the UK will gather at Manchester Met to attend the Symposium on Sustainable Development Research at Universities in the UK Organisers include:  Manchester Metropolitan University, Faculty of Science and Engineering/School of Science and the Environment Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany […]

Help create our community woodland

We have a great opportunity available to staff to work with our friends at Hulme Community Garden Centre creating our Community Woodland. Two areas of useable woodland are being developed on our Birley site in Hulme. The areas are on either side of the site on Old Birley Street, the larger near the crossroads and […]

Celebration of our ISO 14001:2015 certification

Manchester Met is the first UK University to achieve the revised and more challenging international Environmental Management System, ISO 14001:2015 standard.  To celebrate this achievement we would like to invite all Manchester Met staff to join us at a networking event. Come along, network with colleagues, and find out about local and citywide sustainability projects. […]

FIRST UK UNIVERSITY TO ACHIEVE NEW INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARD

MANCHESTER Met are the first UK University to achieve the newly revised and more challenging international Environmental Management System (EMS) standard- ISO14001:2015, demonstrating a clear commitment to managing and improving our environmental performance. Over the last three years, the EMS has been implemented using the phased approach of the EcoCampus scheme, which has provided a […]