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Leadership in sustainabillity


Sustainability is at the core of the university’s vision and is embedded in the UTS Strategic Plan 2009 – 2018 and UTS Sustainability Strategy 2012 – 2015. The Sustainability Policy guides operational practices, and sustainability is a major theme in the UTS Research Strategy.

The UTS Sustainability Strategy is currently being reviewed and an updated version will be released in 2017. Thanks to everyone who participated in the public consultation workshops. 

As a member of the Australian Technology Network (ATN), UTS signed a Declaration of Commitment to Local, National and Global Sustainability. (pdf 2 pages)UTS is a signatory to the Talloires Declaration a public commitment by universities around the world to incorporate sustainability into teaching and learning, research, campus operations and community engagement.

UTS is a member of Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS), participating in regional and national sustainability forums and initiatives.

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