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Soltani, Ali; Allan, Andrew; Nguyen, Ha Anh; Berry, Stephen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to clarify the differences between students' travel behaviours in Australia and China and the association between students' environmental attitudes and their travel behaviours in both countries. Design/methodology/approach: The paper extensively reviewed most of existing literature work on commuting patterns of higher…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Travel, Correlation, Environmental Education
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Schaffhauser-Linzatti, Michaela Maria; Ossmann, Stefan F. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Higher education institutions are regarded as forerunners and pioneers of sustainability. However, it is to question whether they actually fulfill their role model function. This paper aims to reveal whether selected universities in Australia and Austria meet the reporting expectations about their activities on sustainability in very…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Annual Reports, Universities
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Eagle, Lynne; Low, David; Case, Peter; Vandommele, Lisa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to report on findings from the first phase of a longitudinal study of undergraduate business students' attitudes, beliefs and perceptions concerning sustainability issues. Design/methodology/approach: To improve understanding of the potential effects of changes in the curriculum, business students enrolled during the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Business Administration Education, Sustainability
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Too, Linda; Bajracharya, Bhishna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the major factors necessary for engaging university campus community in sustainability. While general awareness in sustainability issues has improved in recent years through mass media coverage, this knowledge is not always translated into actual sustainable practice. Studies have indicated that…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Sustainable Development
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Sutton, Stephen G.; Gyuris, Emma – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study was twofold: first, to optimize the Environmental Attitudes Inventory (EAI) and second, to establish a baseline of the difference in environmental attitudes between first and final year students, taken at the start of a university's declaration of commitment to EfS. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Attitude Change, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Mikhailovich, Katja; Fitzgerald, Robert – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2014
Purpose: This paper aimed to examine the impact of the removal of bottled water on the campus community. This paper presents the findings of a survey conducted at the first Australian university to remove single-use bottled water from sale on a small regional university campus. The removal of bottled water from sale at the university formed part…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Water, Foreign Countries, Retailing
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Figueredo, Felita R.; Tsarenko, Yelena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to develop and test a model to explain students' willingness to participate in sustainability programs. Specifically, the authors aimed to determine those factors, apart from students' environmental orientation (self-perception of "being green"), that influence students' willingness to participate…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Student Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Foreign Countries
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Ramirez, Mariano – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: The paper intends to determine the extent to which environmental sustainability issues are integrated in the curricula of industrial design programs in Australian universities. Design/methodology/approach: Industrial design lecturers and program heads were invited to participate in a web-based survey on their university's industrial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Industrial Arts, Design