Blog Posts

Thinking of cycling to campus, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s everything you need to know before you start your commute.  Leeds is compact and cycling–friendly with lots of bicycle lanes and storage facilities spread across the city and our campus. Thanks to this infrastructure, nearly a third of staff...

The 2022 Student Sustainability Research Conference was a great success! Student Sustainability Architect Eleanor shares her reflections on this year’s conference. If you missed the event, you can watch all the presentations online! Hi! My name is Eleanor and I was appointed as one of this year’s Student Sustainability Architects,...

One of the biggest sources of waste for individuals, and particularly plastic waste, comes from packaging. It is often the very definition of single use, being thrown away moments after being used and can be tricky to recycle, especially if you are out and about.  Packaging is one of the...

Every Friday, biodiversity volunteers have been watching the campus bloom and thrive as spring arrived. St George’s Fields – nestled behind the Henry Price Halls of Residence – is a valuable biodiversity site and is now bustling with life. Here our Student Sustainability Architect Reuben talks about what can be...

Earth Day, widely seen as the birth of the modern environmental movement, marks its 52nd anniversary on Friday 22nd April 2022. This year’s Earth Day theme is ‘invest in our planet’. Here in Leeds our Climate Plan sets out the University’s largest single investment of £174m in support of our...