The University of New England is committed to sound environmental management in all of its operations, teaching and research programs. The University is also committed to the principles of sustainability and as such it supports the future sustainability of the various rural and regional communities that it constitutes.
The University recognizes its responsibility, as part of the global community and as an educator of future leaders, to encourage and show leadership in the use of ecologically sustainable practices that will help preserve our environment for current and future generations.
The University has demonstrated this commitment with the creation of policy that works to guide and develop high level environmental outcomes. These are the core policies which were developed to influence the procedures and principles that govern all University activities and operations.
The Environment and Sustainability Policy outlines the University's commitment to ensuring best environmental practices and mandates the continuous development of an Environmental Management Program. This program provides a systematic approach to avoiding or mitigating environmental impacts derived from University activities or operations.
The Energy Management Policy outlines the University's commitment to optimising energy use and mandates that new/renovated buildings meet efficiencies under UNE Design Standards.
You may also like to request a copy of our Asbestos Management Plan.
Facilities Management Services (FMS) is available to provide support and advice on a range of environmental and sustainability issues on campus. Enquiries can be directed to the Environmental Sustainability Manager on (02) 6773 3549.