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Addressing campus transport issues through shared mobility

Australia’s transport culture is one which consists primarily of single-occupancy commutes. We are very much a car-loving nation, but this is causing headaches for universities around the country. Growth in student numbers and scarce parking facilities, mixed with our existing ...

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Flinders to rays the roof on solar energy

Almost 6000 solar panels have been fixed above a Flinders University carpark and onto its rooftops. The arrays will provide one-fifth of the electricity needed to power the university’s Bedford Park campus, while providing shade for the cars parked below. ...

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The future of water: WSU

On World Water Day today (March 22), environmental experts from Western Sydney University have come together to share their views on sustainability and the future of our water supply. This year's theme – Nature for Water – focuses attention on ...

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Green goes a long way

Universities are finding that incorporating sustainability into their campus design provides benefits in many areas. By Dallas Bastian. Universities are focusing on green construction and design to attract students, cut costs and improve their reputations. Joe Agius, director of Cox ...

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