Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.21
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date May 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

All the sustainability activities, events and conferences are posted on the Official website of the Sustainability Office, in the newsletter and annual reports.

Furthermore, The Sustainability Office has two hashtags in the University of Sharjah’s Instagram account (@usharjah) which are: #Sustainability_UOS #Sustainability_Office

The social media platforms provide updates and news regarding any events being hosted by the Sustainability Office and accomplishments that have to do with Sustainability in the University.

The website URL of the primary social media platform focused on sustainability is: @usharjah #Sustainability_UOS #Sustainability_Office.

Sustainability events and activities link:
https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Administration/Sustainability/Pages/evt_list.aspx

Sustainability annual report link:
https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Administration/Sustainability/Pages/AR.aspx

Newsletters (attached)


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

Sustainability signage is dispersed across UOS' facilities with sustainability attributes such as recycling, composting, saving water and much more, see attached compressed file (Sustainability Features).
In addition, a sustainability map that highlights the sustainability features at the University of Sharjah has been developed and posted on the Sustainability Office’s website.

The website URL for building signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:
https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Administration/Sustainability/Pages/USM.aspx


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

A sustainability map that highlights the sustainability features at the University of Sharjah has been developed and posted on the Sustainability Office’s website.

The website URL for all the sustainability features on campus:
https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Administration/Sustainability/Pages/USM.aspx

As the University of Sharjah is in a very hot country, the University of Sharjah provides covered walking pathways/corridors to make it more convenient for its students and staff to walk from one building to another around the campus. A walking map has been developed with the collaboration of the Sustainability Office and Facilities department (attached).


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The Sustainability Office works on preparing brochures and guides that include tips and guidelines to encourage the University's community to integrate sustainability into their lives and activities.

Attached are some of the distributed brochures.


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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