Green Gown Awards 2019 - Celebrating Our Members

Green Gown Awards 2019 - Celebrating Our Members


This year the Green Gown Awards put a spotlight on the innovative and inspiring sustainability work taking place in the HE sector. This year’s UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards finalists represented over 1 million students and 162,000 staff. With a record number of finalists including 101 initiatives across 14 categories and 20 winners. The awards recognises the value the universities bring to the wellbeing of the society, to create brighter futures for students.


We are pleased to share the winner of the category ‘Outstanding Leadership Team of the Year’ 2019, for the second year running, was the remarkable sustainability team at Nottingham Trent University! The winner was voted for by the live audience and the award recognizes the passionate staff driving improvements in their institution.


Vice Chancellor at Nottingham Trent University, Professor Edward Peck, said:

“I am extremely proud of this Sustainability Team Green Gown Award. It is fantastic recognition of the strategic importance Nottingham Trent University places on sustainability. It is highlighted in all of our courses, supported by our research and fundamental to our high-performing estate – sustainability is in our DNA.”


A huge congratulations to our members below for their brilliant work in developing sustainable initiatives in society, within teams and through student engagement.


Benefitting Society Award:

Winner (large institution) – 

Northumbria University – Student Law Office – facilitating access to justice in the North East




Student Engagement

Highly Commended -

Loughborough University - #SpitHappens



Outstanding Leadership Team of the Year

Category Supporter: Interface UK

Winner - Nottingham Trent University



Research with Impact – Student

Winner (large institution) –

 James Boyd – University of Leicester



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