Concurrent session 5
[L&G] Developing partnerships through campus-based Living Labs
Living Labs are becoming a common strategy for developing collaborative partnerships which involve teaching, research, engagement and campus operations. This presentation describes a range of developing initiatives on WSU campuses and related collaborations of internal and external stakeholders. Conclusions will be drawn in relation to international experiences in developing partnerships, as means to focus on the SDGs, and the audience will be invited to reflect on their similar strategies on their campuses.
[P&E] Monash University’s Net Zero Initiative – Leading the way to a 100% renewable power
By the year 2030 all of the energy used on Monash university’s Australian campuses will be clean and renewable. The university is investing $135 million to completely eliminate its dependence on fossil fuels and achieve its aim of Net Zero campuses.
This session will explore the economic and technical strategies being implemented to transform large campuses into working models of a renewable powered future.
Electrifying campuses to eliminate dependence on natural gas, developing solar-powered microgrids with large-scale storage, financing ‘net zero ready’ Passive House buildings through Climate Bonds and procuring offsite energy through Power Purchase Agreements.
[L&T] Sustainability Advisors leading the way for sustainability in residence
Ed Maher & Kym Witney-Soanes
If you have lived on campus you have all heard of RA’s (Residential Advisors). Through a partnership between CSU Green and Res Life, CSU has introduced a dynamic student team of SA’s (Sustainability Advisors) to be leaders in engaging sustainability initiatives. SA’s support students in residence to embed sustainable behaviours into their everyday lives at a peer to peer level. Come along to hear more about CSU’s SA initiative now in its second year, where they drive activities including Earth Hour, ResCycle, Move Out and the power of this student engagement partnership!
[F&O] SESSION CANCELLED