Solar carport completed at Albury-Wodonga Campus

The construction of a car shading system covered in high-efficiency solar photovoltaic panels has been completed at our Albury-Wodonga Campus. The 101 Kilowatt system increases the total amount of solar at the campus to 345 Kilowatts. The new system will generate an additional ~141,000 Kilowatt hours electricity annually to be used on site, reducing energy…

Commitment to sustainability: no longer printing and selling course notes via the Co-Op Bookshop

As part of the University’s commitment to sustainability we are no longer printing and selling course notes via the Co-Op Bookshop.  In addition to the environmental benefits, we understand that many students prefer the ease and flexibility of accessing their learning materials electronically. Commencing from Semester 2 2018, course notes won’t be sold in campus…

New Waste Stations for the Bundoora campus

To improve waste outcomes we’ll be installing new Waste Stations at the Bundoora campus. Following a consultation process, signage has been placed at each location and the installation will begin this month. These Waste Stations will deliver efficiencies by centralising cleaning efforts, increasing recycling rates and reducing waste to landfill through the improved facilities. If…

Bendigo rainwater harvesting

Through our sustainability initiatives, we have an ongoing focus on minimising usage of mains water, using rainwater or stormwater as alternatives that reduce our environmental footprint and costs. Bundoora features large bodies of water in the Moat system, into which stormwater can be directed and extracted from. On our Bendigo Campus where we don’t have…