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Sustainability


Institutional Sustainability Strategy

We are committed to creating opportunities for entrepreneurial thinking, applied practice and project-based learning in sustainability. The Institutional Sustainability Strategy is a roadmap for continuous improvement in our pursuit of excellence and leadership in sustainability. How we get there is laid out in our supporting and interdependent frameworks: Advancing Sustainability Education and Research, Engagement for Sustainability and Sustainability in Administration and Operations.

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Community Garden Applications OPEN!

Reserve your spot in the campus Community Garden for the 2023 gardening season.

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Certificate in Sustainability Studies

Certificate in Sustainability Studies

Make sustainability a part of your academic experience, explore new ways of thinking and enhance your future career.

CLL

Campus as a Learning Lab

The Campus as a Learning Lab (CLL) program brings together students, faculty and staff to work on projects that make UCalgary more sustainable and bring our Institutional Sustainability Strategy to life.

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Research

At the University of Calgary, we are advancing sustainability education and research by integrating sustainability across disciplines to respond to, and partner with, our community. Sustainability is a core component of our 2018-23 Academic and Research Plans.

FutureU, Climate Action, Our Changing World

FutureU

FutureU is an Innovation@UCalgary initiative that invites students to discover the world of innovation through hands-on learning and community-based activities. The goal is to help students build a sustainable life working on challenges they care about.

Energy Dashboard

Campus Energy & Emissions Dashboard

At UCalgary, we value accurate and transparent sustainability reporting. We are working to share our progress as we transform our campus into a living laboratory for climate and energy leadership. Discover our Campus Energy & Emissions Dashboard below.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Whether you're a student, faculty or staff member, there are sustainability initiatives waiting for you.

Events


News


Research in Antarctica: Eight months of polar darkness, isolation and cold

UCalgary postdoctoral associate Vishnu Nandan heads to one of the most remote places on Earth to study declining sea ice...

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Sustainability of high-mountain water sources focus of new UNESCO Chair

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Engineering students race toward sustainability as Schulich Racing gears up for new season

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UCalgary students divert 2,000-plus pounds of lab Styrofoam from landfill

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UCalgary Certificate in Sustainability Studies

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