News and Events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 21st February


Past Events

December 25 2011

Have a Sustainable Christmas

November 1 2011

Melbourne Cup Day

November 7 - 13 2011

National Recycling Week

October 12 2011

National Ride to Work day - Ride to Uni Breakfast

October 6 2011

Free Public Talk: 'From Toilet to Tap

Cycling to Work - Getting Started

September 28 2011
Workshop: Direct Geothermal Energy for Victoria

September 11 2011
Sustainable House Day

August 22 2011
Keep Australia Beautiful week from 22nd - 28th August

August 21 2011
University of Melbourne Open Day

August 9 2011 - Endeavour Awareness Seminar
Endeavour Awareness seminar - Want to change the world for a living?

August 3 2011 - Ride to Uni Breakfast


July 31 2011 - National Tree Day
National Tree Day - Get involved in your community! Register or run a local tree planting or bush regeneration site near your area.

July 20 2011 - Christmas in July
Congratulations to the History Department for being the overall winners of the competition.

Christmas in July – Host a Sustainable Morning Tea
MUSSE Article: 'Christmas in July Morning Tea - Winner Announced'

Christmas in July Details and Poster

June 3 2011: World Environment Day celebrations

The University of Melbourne celebrated World Environment Day on Friday, June 3rd at the Spot Building with a lunch and talk, hosted by Property and Campus Services and the Office for Environmental Programs.



May 13 2011: Fancy a bit of bubbly?

Sixteen new bubblers will soon be springing up around the Parkville campus, adding to the existing brigade of 22 thirst quenchers and taking the pressure off the environment…


May 11 2011: Ride to Uni Breakfast
The Ride to Uni Breakfast on Wednesday 11th May was a big success.
Those who braved the cold to pedal into Uni enjoyed a delicious free breakfast.

March 14 – April 10 2011: The Voice - A sustainable philosophy

One look at the University’s Parkville and other campuses demonstrates that sustainability in all its forms is being practised in the operations of Property and Campus Services. Now a philosophy of sustainability is forming the foundation for all of its activities. Shane Cahill reports.


March 26 2011: Earth Hour


December 10 2010: KeepCup
Staff and students were a major part of the success of the University's 2010 sustainability initiatives.


November 10 2010: Green Gown Award

The University's work to create a sustainable campus has been recognised in the Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability's Green Gown Awards.

October 13 2010: National Ride to Work Day

Celebrating sustainability on National Ride to Work Day. Members of the University's Bicycle Users Group (BUG) enjoyed a free breakfast and the chance to meet other bike riders at a celebration of National Ride to Work Day on Wednesday 13 October.

June 4 2010: World Environment Day
World Environment Day

June 2 2010: Launch of Melbourne Bike Share

Melbourne Bike Share Launch


March 27 2010: Earth Hour


June 5 2009: World Environment Day


March 30 – 4 April 2009: August 18: Office for Environmental Programs Environment Week

All grown up: the OEP celebrates 10 years; our photos: Photos: OEP Environment Week March 2009.


March 28 2009: Earth Hour


March 29 2008: Earth Hour

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