The Office of Environmental Sustainability works with students and staff from various bodies within NUS to carry out sustainability projects and initiatives.
Student Organisations/ Groups
- BES Drongos
A group of nature lovers from the Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES) programme who have come together to manage guided nature walks open to everyone and anyone.
- BES Student Committee
A representative student body for Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES) students that aims to create stronger awareness and to promote community engagement for environmental conservation.
- Building and Estate Management Society
A representative student body for all Project & Facilities Management and Real Estate students.
- Energy Carta
A non-profit organization, part of a global movement that is driven by a passion for clean technology, sustainable development, the environment, and a desire to invoke change through their actions.
- Environmental Law Students Association
A student organisation which aims to create awareness of environmental law and policy in the law school community.
- Environmental Science & Engineering Students’ Club
A representative student body for all Environmental Science & Engineering students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
- Eusoff Hall Green Committee
A student environmental group based in Eusoff Hall.
- Green T Movement
An interest group that aims to promote environmental sustainability in Tembusu College by providing the infrastructure and small reminders for lifestyle change.
- I’dECO Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement
A student group in Yale-NUS College that aims to promote a culture of environmental responsibility at Yale-NUS.
- Kent Ridge Hall Environment Committee
A student environmental group based in Kent Ridge Hall.
- King Edward VII Hall Green Team
A student environmental group based in King Edward VII Hall.
- LKYSPP Energy Association
A student group at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) that aims to provide an intellectual interaction platform for energy policies and industry trends for LKYSPP students, faculty, alumni and external experts.
A student initiative at UTown Residence that redistributes to incoming residents used items collected from outgoing residents.
- Raffles Hall Green Committee
A student environmental group based in Raffles Hall
- Students Against Violation of the Earth (SAVE)
The main environmental student organization in NUS at the forefront of promoting environmental awareness, activism, stewardship and initiating impactful environmental programmes in the university campus and beyond to fight climate change.
- Temasek Green
A student environmental group based in Temasek Hall.
- Tembusu Wildlife Association
A student-initiated special project that started in 2014 in Tembusu College to help the College fulfil its goal of contributing towards the conservation of animals and the environment.
Volunteers with the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum.
NUS Faculties, Departments and Offices
- Computer Centre
- Department of Biochemistry
- Energy Studies Institute
- International Relations Office
- Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
- Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
- NUS Energy Office
- NUS Libraries
- Organisational Excellence Office
- University Health Centre
- Office of Campus Security
- Office of Estate Development
- Office of Facilities Management
- Office of Housing Services
- Office of Human Resources
- Office of Safety, Health and Environment
- Office of Student Affairs
- Office of the Vice President (Campus Infrastructure)
- Office of Campus Amenities
NUS is a member of various networks that aim to promote and/or coordinate sustainability related work among their members.
Tertiary Institutions Council for the Environment (TICE)
The TICE was set up to allow tertiary institutions in Singapore to collaborate as well as compete in environmental projects.
- Nanyang Polytechnic
- Ngee Ann Polytechnic
- Republic Polytechnic
- Singapore Polytechnic
- Temasek Polytechnic
- Nanyang Technological University
- Singapore Management University
- National University of Singapore
- Singapore Institute of Technology
- Singapore University of Technology and Design
- National Institute of Education
The IARU is a network of 11 international research-intensive universities across the globe which share similar values, a global vision and a commitment to educating future world leaders.
- Australian National University
- ETH Zurich
- National University of Singapore
- Peking University
- UC Berkeley
- University of Cambridge
- University of Cape Town
- University of Copenhagen
- University of Oxford
- The University of Tokyo
- Yale University
The ISCN is a global forum to support leading colleges, universities, and corporate campuses in the exchange of information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching. It comprises of more than 70 schools from more than 20 countries in 6 continents. NUS is one of seven schools that co-host the ISCN. As a co-host member university, NUS is represented in the ISCN Board, which decides on ISCN’s overall strategy, organisational development and operational issues.
Global University Leaders Forum (GULF)
The GULF is a group of CEOs from 25 top world universities. It was established in 2006 to foster collaboration in areas of global policy importance and to assist in shaping the World Economic Forum’s agenda.