EfS in the curriculum

In 2014, Anglia Ruskin became one of the first universities to have sustainability embedded into our academic regulations. Take a look at some of these links for inspiration on how you can link sustainability to your curriculum, or get in touch with the EfS team directly.

Resources for all courses

Anglia Ruskin have made a commitment to include sustainability in all courses. These resources show how it links to your discipline. 

Tips on how to get started 

Building sustainability into your work does not mean starting from scratch. Take a look at this tool to help you to map the areas where your work already overlaps with the key sustainability skills, knowledge and attributes

Training and workshops 

 The EfS team run regular workshops aimed at supporting you to embed education for sustainability into your course. To find out about upcoming events, please visit our events pages or get in touch with us directly. 

'Be the Change' grants 

These grants are open to lecturers from any discipline with an interest in testing out innovative approaches to embedding sustainability into their work. Read about previous winners and find out how you can apply. 

Guidance documents 

  • The QAA links sustainability education and better quality teaching. They published a guidance document on embedding EfS within the curriculum which you can view here
  • The HEA and NUS have been conducting research into students attitudes towards sustainability for the past seven years. The findings have consistently shown that eight in every ten students believe that sustainable development should be actively incorporated and promoted by universities. You can view the research findings here.
  • Other research and useful readings can be found here.

Case studies on best practice approaches to EfS at Anglia Ruskin

Be inspired by some of the pioneering ways in which sustainability is being embedded into courses across Anglia Ruskin through these case studies

Hear what staff at Anglia Ruskin think about sustainability

Watch this short youtube clip on staff reactions to sustainability at Anglia Ruskin 

Masters in Sustainability

Join our pioneering masters programme.

PhDs in EfS 

Are you interested in doing a PhD in EfS? Find out more

Course related awards 

Student 'Responsible Futures' Dissertation prize

Submit a dissertation related to sustainability and be in with the chance of winning £100 and the option to present at one of our lunchtime seminars. Find out more.