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USHA joins the judging panel of the prestigious Green Gown Awards 2013

USHA is once again involved in the judging for the Green Gown Awards 2013. The association is being represented by Nigel Price from Staffordshire.

Now in their 9th year, the Green Gown Awards recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the UK.

With sustainability moving up the agenda, the Awards have become established as the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the learning and skills and higher education sector.

2012 saw the Awards go international with the winners of three of the categories from Australasia and the UK up for the International Green Gown Awards.

You can see last year’s winners of the 2012 Awards ,with case studies and videos of the finalists, highly commended and winning entries. These can be found at http://sustainabilityexchange.ac.uk/about/green-gown-awards/sharing-2012-excellence and provide inspiring sustainability projects and ideas to motivate and replicate in other educational institutions.

The 2013 categories and further information can be found here http://www.eauc.org.uk/categories2 and http://www.eauc.org.uk/green_gown_awards.

The Awards Ceremony will be in early November – the date and venue have still to be confirmed.