- Future Students
- Current Students
- Industry & Innovation
- For Staff
To make a clear statement of the commitment by the University of Ballarat (UB) to:
This policy applies to all activities of UB, to its students, staff and other members of the community utilising the university and to the campuses at Mt Helen, SMB, Camp Street, Ararat, Stawell and Horsham.
|Sustainability:||Operating and behaving in a manner which equally considers environmental responsibility alongside social and financial responsibility, to meet the needs of the present and create a foundation for future generations to meet their own needs.|
|Sustainability Performance:||Operational need, environmental impact and social responsibility are key considerations resulting in the effective and efficient use of resources including gas, electricity, water, transport, construction materials and procurement practices which encourage environmental stewardship.|
|Education for Sustainability:||Linking campus management to research, curriculum and administrative practice, such that a learning for sustainability approach is embedded across every aspect of institutional operations in a synergistic way.|
|Ecologically Sustainable Design:||The use of design principles and strategies which help reduce the ecological impact of a building.|
The University of Ballarat is committed to improving the sustainability performance of the organisation through promoting a culture of sustainability, managing our operations in a manner that minimises our environmental and social impacts and enabling the integration of sustainability principles and practices into teaching and learning, research and community engagement.
The university will meet this commitment by:
The Vice Chancellor or nominee of the Vice Chancellor will have responsibility for ensuring the policy is implemented.
The Vice President, Student & Learning Support will have responsibility for monitoring and reviewing the Policy.
The Sustainability Policy will be implemented and communicated in the following ways: