University Policies and Initiatives


Queen’s University Belfast have put in place a number of policies and initiatives to promote sustainable working, living and development throughout the university.  Details of some of these schemes can be found by following the links below:


Queen’s University Environmental Services

Environmental Services at Queen’s University Belfast is part of the university’s Estates Services Division and is responsible for developing and promoting a number of environmental initiatives throughout the university, including development and implementation of an Environmental Policy  and Environmental Management System .


Queen’s University Fairtrade Status

Queen’s University has been awarded Fairtrade status, becoming one of only 10 per cent of universities to achieve this recognition in the United Kingdom. 


QUB Healthy Living Initiative

QUB Healthy Living Initiative is an exciting and unique initiative, exclusive to Queen's University staff, which aims to promote and support Healthy Lifestyles in the work place and beyond.


Queen’s in the Community

Queen’s in the Community offers a number of ways that students can get involved with volunteering opportunities.


If you know of any other schemes which should be listed on this page, please send details to Siobhan Cox (
scox04@qub.ac.uk ).