Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.04
Liaison Thomas Adams
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

National University of Ireland, Galway
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Michelle O'Dowd
Community and Sustainability Officer
Office of Deputy President and Registrar
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Student Sustainability Awards

Which of the following best describes the primary source of funding for the sustainability projects fund?:

Year the institution’s sustainability projects fund was established:

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:

Open to all NUI Galway students (with the exception of those students that have previously been awarded an NUI Galway Student Sustainability leadership Award), the successful applicants will be awarded an 8 week scholarship (June-August 2021) with the NUI Galway Community and University Sustainability Partnership (CUSP) team to further roll-out the NUI Galway Sustainability Strategy 2021-2025. The central aim of the award programme is to develop student leaders that are dedicated and enthusiastic about creating a more sustainable campus and community.

A brief description of the multi-stakeholder decision-making process used to determine which projects receive funding through the sustainability projects fund:

All members of the CUSP General Board are requested to put forward suitable sustainability projects that could be made available as part of the NUI Galway Student Sustainability Leadership Award. The CUSP Executive Board review the proposed projects and select those to be made available, taking consideration of the budget available, diversity of projects and alignment with the sustainability strategy. An advertisement is then send to all current students inviting them to apply for the NUI Galway Student Sustainability Leadership Awards. Candidates are then shortlisted and interviews held, where the interview board is chaired by the Chair of the CUSP General Board.

Website URL where information about the sustainability projects fund is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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