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Our journey to becoming carbon zero

Nottingham has serious sustainability ambitions for the city and as a college we share these ambitions. As a large employer, occupying a sizeable estate, we must set an example for responsible environmental management and we have a duty to raise environmental awareness among our staff and learners.

Sustainability News

Carpentry and Joinery students at Nottingham College create sustainable solutions

Published on: 17 April 2023

Carpentry and Joinery students at Nottingham College create sustainable solutions

2023 Festival of Science and Curiosity

Published on: 17 March 2023

We were proud to play a key part in Nottingham’s 2023 Festival of Science and Curiosity, an annual event which showcases the world of science and the curiosity around us every day

New centre for the decarbonisation of vehicles

Published on: 8 March 2023

A fleet of electric, hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles now provides Nottingham College with all it needs to train and develop automotive technicians to meet the skills needs of the future!

Students have their say on sustainability

Published on: 4 April 2022

As part of their College enrichment programme, two High Pavement A Level students got the opportunity to take part in the Midlands Engine Young People's Green Growth Assembly, speaking out about sustainability and saving the planet.

How renewable energy is the future

​Learn more about how renewable energy sources are made and how to make our future greener. We teach our students to be more sustainable throughout their learning with us, as we progress into an everchanging and green-conscious industry.

This video features lecturer Abbad introducing our horizon kits that students learn from and with.


To be above our Carbon zero target by 2025.


Becoming Carbon Net Zero, for Type 1 & 2 (direct) emissions by 2030.

Understanding Environmental Sustainability (TQUK Level 2 Certificate) (19+) - Online Learning

This course is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of environmental sustainability.