Deadline for entries 8 June 2016
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Awarding sustainability excellence
Make this your winning year

Dear Mark

Making your institution sustainable is challenging. The annual Green Gown Awards recognise those institutions, both large and small, that have made a difference. Entries are now open and any UK and Ireland university or college can enter for free - closes on 8 June.
What's new for 2016?
  • Sustainability Reporting Award - NEWAwarded by PwC - This award aims to assess the quality and relevance of sustainability reporting offered throughout the publicly available information provided by institutions.
  • Research and Development - Student - NEWAs well as the revised Institution category this now has a new Student category which recognises excellent student research that progress the field of sustainability.
  • Never applied before or been selected as a Finalist? Then the Best Newcomer category is for you with judges given the discretion to award up to 2 winners - one for Colleges and one for Universities
And to top all these we have just launched our new Green Gown Awards website. Take a look – we hope you like it. As well as having all the information in on place, you now have access to all the global regional partners and access to their resources.
Reward your sustainability journey

Entering for a Green Gown Award brings great rewards - for sustainability, student and staff engagement as well as senior management recognition.

Visit our top tips for Awards’ success.

Need more help? If you are attending the EAUC Annual Conference taking place at the University of the West of England, then come along to our “top tips exchange” on how to write a winning application. The exchange is delivered in partnership by two winning institutions. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to ensure you have the best application - 25 May at 13.35-14.00 Exchange B.

Get your work recognised by leaders

Get your projects published in the Green Gown Awards Finalists' Brochure. A “must have” read comprising of all winners and finalists – including their top 3 project learnings - distributed widely to all leaders, EAUC members, strategic partners and globally.

Get inspired with over 400 case studies and videos from previous winners and finalists on the Sustainability Exchange
This year's categories:
Gain international recognition

The winners of Community, Continuous Improvement and Student Engagement categories are automatically entered into the International Green Gown Awards. The UK winners will go head to head with the Australasian winners and the French speaking Europe and Canadian winners  and the newly launched 6 UNEP regional winners from the GUPES Green Gown Awards to win the coveted International Green Gown Award.

Australasian Green Gown Awards - open 17 May

French speaking Europe and Canada Green Gown Awards - open May

GUPES Green Gown Awards are open and close on 31 May
Applicants apply via their own regional Awards.
For more information about the Awards, including judges, criteria and how to enter, visit the Awards site.

We look forward to receiving your Green Gown Awards application and good luck!

Green Gown Awards Team
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