University of Kent Sustainability Strategy
Leadership, Staff and Governance for Sustainability
SDG Education Accord
Find out how we are embedding the Sustainable Development goals across our leadership, operations, teaching and engagement.
Sustainability Strategy (1.2MB)
Our Strategy for Climate Action and the SDGs sets out a clear vision towards achieving our key strategic priorities of climate, campus and curriculum
Sustainability Engagement Stratgey
Our communications and engagement strategy sets out our approach to promoting sustainability at the University and beyond
Sustainability Steering Group (SSG)
The SSG exists to deliver the requirements of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Education Accord signed by Karen Cox in 2018
All new staff at Kent undertake an Introduction to Sustainability e-learning module. We are moving platforms for the training at the moment so which training you will need to complete will depend on your start date.
Start date before 17th June 2022 - You will receive an email with instructions to complete training on the Awaken platform which can be accessed using the link on the right.
Start date after 17th June 2022 - You will need to complete the Sustainability Awareness module on the staff training Moodle using the Moodle link on the right.
If you have any queries related to this training please contact Catherine Morris (Sustainability Manager) at email@example.com
The University manages its environmental impacts through operation of an Environmental Management System certified to ISO14001
The Sustainability team works closely with a number of external organisations. We are educational members of the Environmental Association of Universities which allows us to share knowledge of delivering sustainability in HE from Universities across the UK.
We also represent the University in a number of external community action groups such a Canterbury Climate Action Partnership (CCAP) and the Canterbury SDG Forum
We will embed sustainability through building the UN Sustainable Development Goals into our research, education, leadership, operations, administration and engagement.
Sustainability Highlights and Annual Reports
Sustainability Highlights 2020
2020 report on our annual highlights and achievements as well as aspirations for the future.
Annual Sustainability Report 2017/2018
Annual Report for Sustainability at Kent 2017/2018, published in 2019
Annual Sustainability Report 2016/2017
Annual Report for Sustainability at Kent 2016/2017, published in 2018