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Bien, Colin; Klußmann, Coco – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a framework that systematically captures the ambiguity of different understandings about science, the university and its relation to society, while conceptualising sustainability. Following Corley and Gioia (2004, p. 174) on identity ambiguity and change, it seems pivotal to better understanding the…
Descriptors: Universities, Organizational Change, Sustainability, Ambiguity (Context)
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Galleli, Barbara; Teles, Noah Emanuel Brito; Santos, Joyce Aparecida Ramos dos; Freitas-Martins, Mateus Santos; Hourneaux Junior, Flavio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to answer the research question: How to evaluate the structure of global university sustainability rankings according to the Berlin Principles (BP) framework. Design/methodology/approach: The authors investigated two global sustainability rankings in universities, The UI green metric World University Ranking (WUR) and the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Comparative Education, Reputation, Global Approach
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Dalla Gasperina, Liane; Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; dos Santos Rabello, Roberto – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Smart campuses can be seen as the future of higher education efforts, especially for their contributions to sustainability and to encourage innovation. This paper aims to present the benefits of smart practices in a Higher Education Institutions and highlights its connections to the sustainable development goals (SDGs).…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainable Development, Educational Innovation, Objectives
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Baig, Muhammad Hamza; Waheed, Abdul; Rana, Irfan Ahmad; Abbas, Kulsoom – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the barriers halting the usage of sustainable modes of transportation in a university campus. Design/methodology/approach: Two large-scale universities, namely, Quaid-i-Azam University and the National University of Sciences and Technology, in Islamabad have been taken as case studies with a sample…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Transportation, Sustainability
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Dixon, Joseph; Parker, Jonathan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to explore student perceptions of recycling and explore whether one university's strategy helped or hindered student recycling in their university's halls of residence. There is near-universal acknowledgement of the urgency of the climate crisis, yet household recycling rates remain low at 45.2%. Student-recycling rates…
Descriptors: Recycling, Student Attitudes, College Students, Student Behavior
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Shah Bukhari, Syed Kaleem Ullah; Said, Hamdan; Gul, Rani; Ibna Seraj, Prodhan Mahbub – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Sustainability has globally become a mantra to address complex and unprecedented survival, social, political and peace issues. Higher education institutions bear responsibility to address them. This paper aims to explore barriers that Pakistani public universities (PPUs) face in embedding sustainability at their campuses. This paper also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Sustainability, Universities
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Stavrianakis, Kostas; Ramos, William – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to examine the organizational citizenship behaviors toward the environment among US-based faculty members, in social sciences, natural sciences, the humanities and engineering. Potential barriers that may stop academia from being more sustainable are examined but also the opportunities for academics to be involved in…
Descriptors: Sustainability, College Faculty, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
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Ottoni, Marianna; Fonseca, Diego Luiz; Pertel, Monica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to discuss to what extent are WMPs practical tools for circular and sustainable waste management in universities, presenting, therefore, a case study of the usage of WMP in the Brazilian public universities and comparing this scenario with the international context. Design/methodology/approach: The WMPs were identified by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Sanitation, Recycling
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Liu, Liguang; Gao, Lianhong – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to study the mechanism of how the public universities have funded the campus sustainability projects in China, by identifying key actors and examining the processes. Design/methodology/approach: Besides a review of campus sustainability initiatives at higher education institutions in China, the case of Central University…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries
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Son-Turan, Semen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a higher education funding and employment system that obviates barriers to sustainable development and helps engrain the notion of sustainability into the institutional framework. Design/methodology/approach: The "Higher Education Sustainability First System" (HESFS) is a conceptual model…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Sustainability, Sustainable Development
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Kudo, Shogo; Omi, Kanako; Florentin, Kevin; Allasiw, Doreen Ingosan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to describe how a sustainability-focused program in higher education can provide training and key experiences for implementing transdisciplinary approaches. The case is a fieldwork-based training course called the Global Field Exercise (GFE) at the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science, The University of Tokyo. The…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Course Descriptions
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Mawonde, Albert; Togo, Muchaiteyi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the challenges faced by ODeL institutions to involve students in campus sustainable development goals (SDGs) related practices. Given that universities are mandated by several calls to participate in the implementation of SDGs, one way they can contribute to the SDGs paradigm is through the…
Descriptors: Barriers, Student Participation, Undergraduate Students, Sustainable Development
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Adiego, Joaquín; Martín-Cruz, Natalia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explain the development of an online training curriculum to enable students to acquire the transversal competences needed to work on smart cities projects. In this curriculum, a modern approach to the teaching-learning process was applied, suitable for the interdisciplinary and multinational learning challenges that…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Urban Areas, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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Abed, Sameera; Ackers, Barry – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the transformation disclosures in the publicly available annual reports of South African public universities and to establish the extent to which universities account to their stakeholders about how they have discharged their transformation obligations. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Social Change, Annual Reports, Disclosure, Organizational Change
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Pauer, Stefan U.; Pilon, Angelique; Badelt, Brad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate sustainability research collaborations between the City of Vancouver and the University of British Columbia (UBC), as a case study to better understand how to use city-university partnerships to advance effective urban sustainability policy and practices. The study compiles a basic inventory of partnerships…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Partnerships in Education, Universities, Urban Areas
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