Sustainability News and Events
Queen Mary Helps Preserve one of Britain's Rarest Trees
20 August 2021
Queen Mary University of London President and Principal Colin Bailey has taken part in planting a Black Poplar – one of Britain’s rarest trees – on the University’s Mile End campus.
Reuse Scheme 2021
19 August 2021
Thousands of items will be given a new home and reused as part of this semester's Reuse Fair. Find out more about getting involved.
Queen Mary Achieved EcoCampus EMS Gold Certificate
13 August 2021
Queen Mary, University of London has continued to implement initiatives and processes to ensure that it is appropriately responding to all current and emerging risks as well as optimising opportunities to deliver good environmental outcomes.
Follow our Sustainability Social Media
6 August 2021
For the latest updates on what we're doing and how you can get involved follow @QMULSustain on Instagram and Facebook.
Sustainable Development Module: Reviews & Results
2 August 2021
We are currently offering all QMUL’s students an optional module on sustainable development. This course is part of our commitment to integrate sustainable development into all aspects of our operations.
FREE Bike Maintenance & Advice - 17-18 June 2021
14 June 2021
As part of our commitment to contribute to reducing air pollution and its associated health consequences we will be hosting FREE Cycle Maintenance and Advice events across our campuses for Staff and Students.
World Environment Day 2021
17 May 2021
The Black Poplar is Britain’s rarest native timber tree and there are currently a handful of mature Black Poplars across the Borough of Tower Hamlets. These trees are also among priority species across London.
Earth Day 2021
21 April 2021
The 50th Earth Day will be celebrated across the world on Thursday 22 April 2021. The theme of this year’s Earth Day is “Restore the Earth”. Therefore, we are using this opportunity to remind everyone that every effort aimed at reducing our environmental and carbon footprint will invariably prevent the degradation of environment as well as mitigate disasters associated with climate change.
Queen Mary awarded EcoCampus EMS Silver Certification
21 April 2021
We are proud to announce that Queen Mary has successfully achieved the EcoCampus Environmental Management System (EMS) Silver Certification Award after a full-day external environmental audit conducted on 1 April 2021. Attaining this award is one of our commitments to continue to improve our environmental performance and embed good environmental practices across all areas of our operation.
Helping Hedgehogs on Campus
12 March 2021
We’re very excited to announce that we’ve achieved the Bronze Hedgehog Friendly Campus accreditation
Find out about getting involved as a Staff Environmental Sustainability Champion
Maths Building Shortlisted for BREEAM Awards 2021
17 February 2021
The Maths Transformation Project has been shortlisted for the BREEAM Awards 2021 which recognise the people, projects and organisations that are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.
Queen Mary Achieves EcoCampus Bronze award
25 January 2021
We are proud to announce that Queen Mary has been awarded the EcoCampus Bronze award, an independently accredited certification recognising the University’s work towards achieving an international standard of good practice in environmental management.
Students Launch Bow Foodbank Appeal
8 December 2020
Students involved in the Green Mary Sustainability Group have been collecting food & toiletry donations, raising money and promoting volunteering to support local Bow Foodbank
Campus Orchard Planting Begins
6 December 2020
Queen Mary students and staff have begun an orchard project to bring more nature to our Mile End Campus
Should Trees Have Standing
13 November 2020
The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre is proud to mark the Second Global Annual Day of Action for Climate Change by hosting an online Panel Discussion on the topic of the Rights of Nature.
Cycle lockers at QMUL
12 November 2020
This high security and space-efficient bicycle lockers are available on Mile End Campus and Whitechapel Campus.
Free Bike Event at Mile End Campus 24th September 2020
21 September 2020
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London’s School of Engineering and Materials Science are working with a multi-award winning accessories brand to drive forward sustainable innovation within the fashion industry.
Queen Mary University - Lessons in Energy Efficiency
18 June 2020
Celebrate Biodiversity: Act Now for Biodiversity
2 June 2020
Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
6 December 2019
SEMS Students Visit Campus Solar Panels
5 December 2019
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