Social Responsibility and Sustainability



The latest news about Social Responsibility and Sustainability from across the University.

University supports newly-opened Edinburgh Remakery

The University of Edinburgh is a project partner in the Edinburgh Remakery, a reuse and repair store located on Leith Walk.

Staff sustainability survey

2016 social responsibility and sustainability staff survey
The University has invited all staff to complete the 2016 Social Responsibility and Sustainability survey.

Sustainable refurbishment at Ashworth 2

Ashworth 2 is a 1970s building which sits behind the iconic Ashworth Building at Kings Buildings. Recent refurbishment has given the building - including its labs - a much needed update with sustainability in mind.

Old computers to be given second life

The University has launched an environmentally-friendly project to reuse older computers rather than recycling them.

Student volunteers wanted to help the elderly get online

The University is looking for students interested in volunteering for a community engagement project to teach older people how to get online.

Social Responsibility and Sustainability workshop

The 2016 Social Responsibility and Sustainability workshop took place on Wednesday 13th April and was a valuable opportunity for staff and students from across the University to share their thoughts on a broad range of topics.

New 20% discount with Virgin East Coast trains

The University of Edinburgh, in partnership with Key Travel, have agreed a 20% discount on Virgin East Coast train travel between Edinburgh and London.

University joins Edinburgh Living Landscape

A ground-breaking initiative aiming to make Edinburgh the best city in Europe to live in by 2050 is welcoming the University of Edinburgh as its newest partner.