University of Auckland building design receives highest ever 6 Green Star Design rating
12 August 2021
The University of Auckland’s Social Sciences Building has been awarded a 6 Green Star Design rating by the New Zealand Green Building Council.
Inside the Reading Wars
30 June 2021
There is a national debate about how best to teach children to read and write against the backdrop of international comparisons that show a decline in our children’s literacy.
Student composting champions lead the way
25 January 2021
A student-led group initiated a composting trial from August to October 2020 at the Carlaw Park student village.
Massive effort to rehome furniture
27 May 2020
Nearly 80 tonnes of surplus furniture, the equivalent of 13 elephants, was rehomed by the University of Auckland just prior to lockdown.
Global rankings top spot for sustainability research
30 April 2020
Opinion: Our students and researchers have been ranked No.1 in the world once again in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings, writes Simon Thrush.
Tuning Science sees power savings
16 October 2019
Over the last nine months, Property Services’ technical staff have been altering and assessing systems like lighting and ventilation to ensure the building is operating at maximum efficiency.
Paperless classrooms a winning initiative
29 May 2019
A project to make a course paperless won the 2019 University of Auckland’s Environmental Sustainability Award at the recent Professional Staff Excellence Awards.
Sustainable events guide
17 April 2019
The world is in a buzz about green and sustainable business practices, and the University of Auckland is implementing practical steps to help us meet our responsibilities.
Staff cycling helps keep University on a more sustainable road
20 February 2019
Staff have been trying e-bikes during the Aotearoa Bike Challenge.
Change in printing to reduce waste and improve efficiency
27 November 2018
From March 2019 all printing at the University of Auckland will be activated by Campus Card identity and access cards.
Waste minimisation goals galvanise sustainability group
7 November 2018
The Faculty of Arts Sustainability Group recently built a week of activities to help improve awareness of recycling and waste minimisation issues.
Faculty of Science advances teaching and research for a better future
12 October 2018
The Faculty of Science is forging ahead with innovative new offerings in its approach to teaching and researching sustainability.