• Reporting


As part of GCU's commitment to embedding sustainability into every aspect of its operations, GCU has committed to reporting its environmental performance. In this section you'll be able to access all of GCU's environmental reports published since August 2014.


Carbon Footprint Report for 2015-2016 & 2016-2017

2017 Cycling Survey

The 2017 Cycling Survey Report builds on previous surveys and provides an insight into gender specific insights into the experience of those choosing to cycle to GCU, the potential barriers for those who currently do not cycle and identifies themes that may offer behaviour change indicators to support future interventions to encourage more cycling to the University.

The redacted survey data set is available from the data section of this website.

Waste Composition Analysis - Britannia Building

The Waste Composition Analysis (Britannia) Report ‌ quantifies the composition of the waste produced in the Britannia Building and is part of the University's commitment to better understanding its waste arisings so that it can explore new waste minimisation, re-use and recycling opportunities. The raw data is available from here.

2015 Travel Survey Report

The 2015 Travel Survey Report describes travel habits and choices at GCU in 2015 and compares how these have changed since 2012 (students and staff) and 2009 (staff only). The raw, readacted data from the 2012 and 2015 surveys from is available from here. Data from the 2009 survey is not available.

Carbon Footprint Report for 2013-2014 & 2014-2015

Combined carbon footprint report for 2013-2014 and 2014-2015.

Carbon Footprint Report for 2012-2013 with projections for 2013-2014

The University’s carbon footprint was updated using data from 2012-2013, with finding detailed in the following reports:

Environmental Facts & Figures 2012-2013

Environmental Facts & Figures 2012-2013 evaluates the environmental impact and effectiveness of GCU's operations and resource consumption and how these are being improved through a number of initiatives.