Social Responsibility and Sustainability



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

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.

Staff and students recognised at Sustainability Awards 2016

The innovation and achievement of both staff and students was celebrated at the sixth annual Edinburgh University Sustainability Awards.

Social Responsibility & Sustainability Report 2014/15

SRS annual report cover image 2014/15
Our annual Social Responsibility & Sustainability Report presents highlights and performance across key topics. This includes our carbon emissions, recycling and reuse discharges to the environment, and information on other topics such as community engagement.

Second-hand tablets and volunteers needed for community engagement project

Staff asked to donate their old University-owned tablets - such as iPads - and students asked to consider volunteering for a community engagement project to teach older people how to get online.