University implements "red zone" – reducing ventilation and cooling this summer

The university plans to temporarily shut off cooling, ventilation, and lighting in Sandgärdet for a few weeks this summer to reduce energy consumption. This will be done as a trial and as part of the university's efforts to minimize its environmental impact.

No more charging of electric bike batteries on campus

The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency, which insures the university's operations, has introduced a new safety regulation from 1 December 2023. It imposes stricter requirements when it comes to charging lithium-ion batteries. These are used, among other things, in electric bicycles.

External audit gives the environmental management system the rating of "pass with distinction"

Every three years, a major external audit is carried out for recertification of the environmental management system, and in November it was time again. The audit shows that the university's systematic environmental work is effective, promotes continuous improvement, and meets the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 standard.

Time to submit honorary doctor nominations

Whom do you believe should receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Borås? Employees may nominate those who have made a major contribution to the university’s developments; the deadline is 3 January.

New waste sorting symbols and new food waste bags

During the summer, the bins have been given new stickers showing what should be recycled in them.