The Community and University Sustainability Partnership (CUSP) team at the National University of Ireland, Galway is a multidisciplinary team of students, staff and community partners all working together with the common aim to showcase how the university can become a role model for the transition to a more sustainable future. Using a Learn-Live-Lead

approach organised around 6 key themes (Research and Learning, Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Nature and Ecosystems, Health and Wellbeing, Built Environment and Governance and Leadership) CUSP is striving to embed sustainability across the university mission. The Learn-Live-Lead model recognises the key role that student play in advancing the sustainability agenda. The model places students at the heart of the sustainability journey and promotes sustainability scholarship environmental stewardship and global citizenship as key student


CUSP was established in 2015 under the direction of the Deputy President and

Registrar Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh and aims to make NUI Galway a leading,

green, smart and healthy campus. CUSP recently launched the draft NUI Galway

Sustainability Strategy 2020-2025 for campus and community wide consultation.

Read the draft document and share your comments with us

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