Updates on Energy and Sustainability

Visit Energy & Environment to see the latest updates on our Energy Review, September 2022 and the Sustainability Travel Report

You can find information on lighting restrictions on campus and heating times on  Energy Crisis and Energy Efficiency Measures


Our Biodiverse Campus

Check out our biodiverse campus (video)


Organic Waste Management Strategy

Learn about how we embrace the Circular Economy through our composting of organic waste on campus (video)


Rainbow crossings

To celebrate Pride Week, Buildings and Estates arranged lovely rainbow crossings to greet everyone travelling through the campus.

Green Flag Award for Parks & Gardens

Congratulations to our colleagues in Landscape & Ground Maintenance on the Green Flag Award for Parks & Gardens

Credit for photograph of Quadrangle: Chaosheng Zhang


#1 University in Ireland for sustainable development

University of Galway named #1 University in Ireland for sustainable development


Cubbie Sensory Hub

University of Galway has officially opened the Cubbie Sensory Hub - a safe space on-campus for students and staff to balance sensory needs.

Moot Court Room

Buildings & Estates recently completed a project in Áras Cairnes to create a Moot Court Room

Architects: Axo Architects
Photograph: Sean McMahon


March 2022

Update on our Energy Performance

Update from Michael Curran, Head of Building Services, Energy and Utilities