Flower garden in front of MacEwan University, building 10
OFFICE of 

SUSTAINABILITY




At MacEwan University, we do more than talk about sustainability. We act. We innovate. We motivate. We are change agents seeking to create a thriving, equitable, resilient and ecologically healthy future on campus and in our community.

A campus bike plan. MacEwan’s urban beekeeping project. The student-led Sustainability Leadership Council. An interdisciplinary sustainability course. These are just a few of the activities spearheaded by the Office of Sustainability. We work closely with students, staff and faculty, supporting campus leaders to solve sustainability challenges. We empower individuals and groups to work toward social, environmental, economic and cultural sustainability.


Bee keeper tending to bee hives on the roof of MacEwan Univeristy

What's the buzz

Visit the Building 5 rooftop hives and the bee hotel. Sample some homegrown honey. Learn about MacEwan’s urban beekeeping project. Beekeeping tours are among the many events we host for students, faculty and the community.


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Be the change

You care about the environment, about building a sense of community, about the importance of local and sustainable. Volunteer with us and meet like-minded people. We have plenty of opportunities to choose from.


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Campus Sustainability Plan

Our activities are guided by the Campus Sustainability Plan, which provides direction for academic programming, outreach activities, campus operations and leadership.


 

I am prepared to stand before my Maker... with no other plea
than that I have tried to leave things in His Vineyard better
than I found them.

— DR. GRANT MACEWAN