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Orchestrating and leading the extended community to achieve the UL Mission Portfolio.
Developing a maker culture across its campuses, where repair, reuse and local production is widespread
Producing and consuming food that is healthy and sourced from within the bioregion and/or the university grounds
Providing sustainable forms of transport within and between campuses, with a focus on physical mobility where possible.
Fostering active citizenship through robust civic engagement and participatory innovation processes.
Co-developing a trade school that supports the growth of sustainability-based vocations within local communities
Increasing the biodiversity and volume of plant and animal life on campus to ecologically healthy levels.
Building student accommodation that integrates the practices, behaviours and infrastructure of sustainable development into the everyday lives of students.
Contributing to the ecological health of the River Shannon and its associated natural ecosystems.
Transparently reporting on and sharing our sustainability journey through a university digital twin.
Launching in May
Integrating nature and natural materials within all campus buildings and environments.
Fostering a place-based identity anchored in a program of nature-based rituals that embody a culture of connectedness
Pioneering mission driven curriculum to support the transition.
Deploying a holistic approach to achieving carbon neutral status
Optimising campus water accessibility and water management & protection
Pioneering a sustainability-led governance model to influence HE policy within Ireland
Testing, developing and scaling of circular material flows and material usage
Providing access to the mission lab process and learning content to its alumni and offer them opportunities to engage with the mission portfolio
Embedding of equality & inclusion in our structures, opportunities and community.
Testing, developing and scaling of sustainable energy systems
Incorporating principles of sustainability into startup programs to commercialise opportunities identified by the Mission Lab.
Explore the interactive Mission Lab campus map to see the missions in action.