Bishop’s University
Location: Sherbrooke, QC
Size of student body: 2,724

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Sustainability Office

Students’ Representative Council is a student run organization that includes various student groups in its council such as: Bishop’s University Environmental Club, Social Ecology Club, Bishop’s Campus Forest Project, and Sustainable Development Action Project. This council is funded by the Sustainable Development Fund and reports to the Sustainable Development and Land Use. It is made up of:

  • one External Governor;
  • two External community members;
  • the Vice-Principal Finance and Administration;
  • the Director of Building and Grounds;
  • two faculty members named by the Faculty Council;
  • one staff member named by the Staff Council;
  • one manager named by the Managers’ Council;
  • one student named by the Students’ Representative Council;
  • the Sustainable Development Action Group intern;
  • one representative from Champlain College;
  • the Chair of the Board of Governors; and
  • the Principal and Vice-Chancellor.

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Environmental/Social Justice Student Clubs

Gaiter Gears
Location (Campus Map): http://www.ubishops.ca/fileadmin/bishops_documents/about_bu/files/Bishops-map-11×17-2013.pdf
Website: http://www.ubishops.ca/fr/developpement-durable-a-luniversite-bishops/get-involved-and-contact-us/bicycle-rentals.html

Name of Club: SDAG
Physical Address:
Bishop’s University
2600 College St.
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
J1M 1Z7
Type of Club: A multi-stake holder on campus environmental group run by a student majority
Model: student-managed organization
Founded: (if known)
Funding: Student levies, Green Levy
Phone: 819 822-9600
Email(s): kkroeze07@ubishops.ca

Website:http://www.ubishops.ca/sustainability-and-environmental-actions-at-bishops.html

Facebook (if applicable)
Twitter (if applicable)

Name of Club: The Bishop’s University Environmental Club (BUEC)
Physical Address:
Bishop’s University
2600 College St.
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
J1M 1Z7
Type of Club: Student run environmental group
Model: student-managed organization
Founded: (if known)
Funding: Student levies, Green Levy
Phone: 819 822-9600
Email(s): kkroeze07@ubishops.ca

Name of Club: Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Physical Address:
1536 Wynkoop St., Suite 100, Denver CO 80202. Philadelphia, PA. PO Box 824583
Type of Club: Student run environmental group
Model: student-managed organization
Founded: 2005
Funding:
Phone: 303 395 1331
Email(s): info@aashe.org

 

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ENVIRONMENTAL/SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT INITIATIVES

Name of Initiative
Physical Address
Mailing Address (if different)
Type of Initiative:  (example: DIY Bike Repair Shop, Free Stores, Infoshops, Student-Run Cafe [include if they are a specific kind of cafe, such as vegan/vegetarian, PWYC cafes, organic cafes, etc], etc.)
Ideology/Affiliation: (if applicable)   example: OPIRG, Regenesis, etc.
Model: (if applicable) example: worker co-op, student-managed organization, etc.
Founded: (if known)
Funding: (if applicable)
Phone
Email(s)
Website
Facebook (if applicable)
Twitter (if applicable)

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FUNDING SOURCES AVAILABLE

Include:
Sustainability Office Funding: Student Levies also known as Green Levy at this university which helps to fund various sustainability offices. $2.50 of student fees each semester goes towards sustainability projects on campus. Two main groups that are funded by student levies are the SDAG and the BUEC. Other funds are collected by campaigns and student run initiatives.