Learning lessons from Covid-19 for the design of the Future Sustainable Campus

Date & Time:Wednesday 26th May 2021 from 4pm to 5pm

HEDQF and AUDE are hosting a webinar to talk about the launch of their recent Student Life survey report.  The webinar will share findings from the student survey work on ‘Student Life’ how their expectations change through Covid-19 and the recently published research on Student views on Sustainability, to think about the design of the future campus.

The webinar will include contributions from Stephen Wells, Director of Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services, University of Surrey and Andrew Nolan, Development & Sustainability Director, University of Nottingham and Chair of AUDE Sustainability Advisory Group. The session will allow for attendees to ask questions and discuss the findings about what they mean in contrast to each other and how they impact on the design of the future campus

This webinar is free to attend and open to all.   Non-AUDE members can book using the guest option.  (NB this is a repeat of the AUDE conference session on 12th April)


Introduction, running order and to put questions to the panel and speakers:

  • Chair – Stephen Wells – Director of Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services

HEDQF Research group introduce headline findings:

  • Rupert Cook – Miltiadou Cook Mitzman architects, HEDQF Trustee and Co-Chair HEDQF Research Group
  • Alex Grigull – Associate Grimshaw Architects, Interim Co-Chair HEDQF Research Group

Steering group members comment/and thoughts on findings:

  • Stephen Wells – University of Surrey and steering group member for the Covid opinion survey
  • Roddy Yarr – Assistant Director University of Strathclyde – deputy Chair of the AUDE sustainability Group

Questions/debate what the findings mean for the future sustainable campus:

Initially the chair will have some prepared questions, then open to the attendees via comments.