Research rich

Sustainable university

  • H Accredited Fairtrade University since 2009 and 75% increase in sales of Fairtrade in 2014-2015 since 2012-13
  • > Five Green Gown Awards since 2011, including three in 2014
  • ' One of just six institutions internationally to receive a Global Showcase award from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • ( Drake’s Place £1.4 million restoration project of the gardens and reservoir completed in 2014, receiving Green Flag award in 2015
  • ' The House and Marine Station building projects most recently opened are BREEAM Excellent (an environmental assessment method rating system for buildings)
  • 2 Zero waste to landfill in 2015/16
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  • ( We have over 290 bicycle parking spaces on campus
  • @ Our Students' Union has NUS Green Impact ‘Excellence Outstanding’ status
  • ' Achieved ISO 14001 accreditation for all our operations on the Plymouth campus since 2009

University of Plymouth: the facts and stats


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