Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 43.00
Liaison Sandra Caeiro
Submission Date April 5, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Universidade Aberta
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
No

A brief description of the central sustainability website (optional):
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The website URL for the central sustainability website:
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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The Open University has opened um shared web place "Café" for every course, where the students and professors of that course can share information about the themes related to the course. The courses that focuses on sustainability share


The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
Does the institution have social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, interactive blogs) that focus specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the social media platforms that focus on sustainability:

The Environmental Citizenship and Participation graduate (licenciatura em Ambiente) course has a facebook page where all students and professors that have requested permission tho the page can access information about sustainability in general, announcement of conferences with sustainability topics and invitations for theses apresentations, and actiities and events, petições....


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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat?:
No

A brief description of the regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
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The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
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Does the institution produce a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

Within the requirements for achieving the PhD in Social Sustainabilty and Development at the Open University, the students are strongly advised to publish at least two scientific papers with peer review - conference minutes, specialty journals or chapters of books.


The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :
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The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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Does the institution have signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
No

A brief description of the signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed?:
No

A brief description of the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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The website URL for the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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Does the institution produce a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
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The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
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Does the institution produce navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians (e.g. covering routes, inter-modal connections, policies, services, and safety)? :
No

A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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Does the institution produce other sustainability outreach materials or publications not covered above?:
Yes

A brief description of these materials or publications:

The university produces:

- online and TVmagazine that ocasionally adresses the sustainability topics interviewing national personalities that are linked to the theme.
http://www2.uab.pt/TVUAb/videoDetail.php?Video=392&Menu=6

- briefs videos-
"Education for Sustainability (9'58'') published on Youtube 21/11/2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIxM0-u7S-4&index=12&list=PLKwvz9avawn-bQLdSKnlOfobUeAOTGguq
-Educational Resources: "Ecology and Sustainable Development": Biodiversity (7'41''); Industrial Ecology (16'19'').


The website URL for these materials or publications:
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