USC is committed to environmental sustainability and is proud to have some of the greenest university campuses in Australia.
The USC Sustainability Management Committee meets three times a year to discuss sustainability on campus, including projects that impact USC students.
At its most recent meeting, the Committee received a report on the Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association (TEFMA) Environmental Performance Summary for USC Sippy Downs. The report showed that USC had ranks very high compared to other Universities across all areas of environmental performance. For example, a relative benchmarking analysis of USC’s environmental consumption and expenditure compared to eight QLD Universities, shows that overall USC ranks very high across all areas of environmental performance particularly in terms of consumption and expenditure per EFTSL (Equivalent Full Time Student Load). For example, USC ranked:
Here’s an update on other issues discussed at the July meeting.
Land for wildlife seedlings
Waterways, lakes and ponds
Waste management/water refill
For more information about sustainability at USC visit the campus sustainability web page.