Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Bryanna Butz
Submission Date Nov. 26, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Regina
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Shanan Sorochynski
Communications Officer
External Relations
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter No
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability ---
Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems ---
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed Yes
A sustainability walking map or tour Yes
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians Yes
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience ---
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat ---
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

The central sustainability website provides sustainability resources and information about:

- U of R Parking and Transportation Services, Transportation Alternatives

- The activities of the Regina Public Research Interest Group (a student funded resource centre at the University of Regina committed to social and environmental justice)

-Sustainability Action and Awareness Month events and activities

-Year-round events such as the farmers' market on campus


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

N/A


The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

We don't have a social media platform that is specifically dedicated to sustainability. However, we do use the University's blog to publish posts about sustainability.


The website URL of the primary social media platform that focuses on sustainability:
A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

Regina’s Edible Campus is a project that includes three gardens on campus. The gardens include signage.
- Water bottle filling stations across campus include signage.


The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

New brochures available at the URSU front desk explaining the sustainability of a Fair Trade Campus certification, including Fair Trade food.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:

Regina’s Edible Campus is a project that includes three gardens on campus. The gardens include signage.


The website URL for signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:
A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The University of Regina's Main Campus is situated on the shores of Wascana Lake. The map shows how students can use walking paths through Wascana Centre to get to class.


The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

The transportation and alternatives site outlines information about carpooling, bus use, motorcycles, cycling, walking and the car share program.


The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:
A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

The transportation and alternatives site outlines information for both bicyclists and pedestrians.

Information for cyclists includes:

- A map of campus bike stands
- information about the indoor bike cage
- Bicycle Co-op Rental Program

For pedestrians the website offers a map of the campus' scenic walking paths.


The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

URSU VP Ops & Finance is developing a brochure for new residence students on how to recycle properly on campus and within residence, different sustainable options and how to get involved with sustainability on campus.


The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
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The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
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A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

U of R Update page:
This full page ad is published in the Regina LeaderPost - the city’s main newspaper.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (2nd material):

Posters and advertising:

- Posters to advertise sustainability month activities internally.
- Public service messages and event advertisements that were displayed on the screens across campus.


The website URL for this material (2nd material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (3rd material):

Homepage:

A few examples of sustainability articles that have appeared on the University homepage:
Interdisciplinary initiative offers opportunity for dialoguehttp://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/fs-04072014-1.html

Piwowar investigates the effects of climate change http://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/fs-10012013-1.html

Celebrating Sustainability Action and Awareness Month http://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/fs-10032013.html

Researcher examines effects of climate changehttp://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/fs-09172013-1.html

Climate change modelling assists decision makershttp://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/fs-09202013-1.html


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