By sharing best practices and case studies from individuals and areas across campus, we hope to inspire others to live and work more sustainably.
The following projects have been led by staff and students of the University. Each project reflects a commitment to the improvement of our campus and surroundings in a way that supports the University's sustainability vision. Many of the projects have been funded through the Ecoversity Green Project Fund.
Research ingenuity and operational improvement combine to save energy on campus through innovative building control.
The University's partnership with Carbon Neutral Adelaide is our long-term commitment to a sustainable and prosperous future for South Australia.
The Adelaide Sustainability Association was developed by students, for students, staff and alumni, and provides dynamic professional develop opportunities for its 1,000+ members.
An innovative solution to a major problem, the Biobin takes waste from the lab to the garden.
Read about the passionate students who promote Fair Trade on campus and ensure that the University maintains its Fair Trade accreditation.
Computer Sciences students provide a fun, socio-technological solution to incorrect recycling behaviour on campus.
Check out the edible gardens at the North Terrace and Waite campuses and learn how you can get involved.
The Waite Campus Childrens Centre is a recognised sustainability leader in the early education and care sector.
A lighting retrofit at the North Terrace Campus improves light quality and energy efficiency.
Making Our Campus a Living Laboratory
The Living Laboratory concept – linking teaching and research activities to operational sustainability - has the power to is transform campuses and improving the learning experience of students.
Download the GO8 Living Lab publication here to explore a great range of sustainability projects from around Australia.
University of Adelaide projects include:
- Edible Garden, Hub Central
- Campus Building Retrogreening