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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

The Postgraduate Virtual Open Days will be taking place this year 1-14 November. During the Open Days you will be able to access webinars, videos and resources from departments and Colleges. These sessions and resources will help you to learn more about the courses on offer, hear from students about life as a postgraduate student at Cambridge, discover funding opportunities and explore the Colleges and other University facilities using the 360 photography and videos on the Virtual Tour. We look forward to welcoming you!



To attend our Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, you need to register in advance. Registration for the Postgraduate Virtual Open Days are now open


Join Dr Theo Hacking and Dr Kayla Friedman as they give sample lectures to prospective students:

What is the sustainability challenge, and how are companies and others responding? Sustainability leadership for the built environment.
Dr Theo Hacking, Director of Postgraduate Programmes, will give a lecture on some of the key pressure and trends shaping the world we live in, and the associated social and environmental challenges. Some positive responses by businesses and individuals will be explored.

Dr Kayla Friedman, Course Director of CISL’s Sustainability Leadership for the Built Environment (IDBE) programmes, will give a lecture on some of the systemic sustainability and resilience challenges and opportunities inherent in the construction and occupation of our built environment. Her talk will focus on the siloed nature of the construction industry, and how overcoming it is the key to delivering more sustainable and resilient project outcomes.

Thursday 4 November 11.30-12.30 (GMT) Thursday 4 November 14.00-15.00 (GMT)
Please register for the lecture here: Please register for the lecture here:


Live Chat Sessions 

The Postgraduate team will also be available to answer any Postgraduate questions you have at two live chat sessions via Slido on: 
Friday 5 November, 13:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10 November, 16:00:19.00
You can sign up to the live chat sessions by registering for the postgradate open days here.

CISL is monitoring the Covid-19 situation and responding accordingly to UK Government and University advice. At present, we expect to deliver our postgraduate programmes starting in 2022 as advertised. We are well equipped to deliver dynamic and engaging workshops remotely, should the situation demand. Find out more.

Blog: First-class graduate education in a Covid-19 world



Strengthen your leadership skills, embed sustainability in your organisation, and further your career.

Study a part-time postgraduate course via a combination of workshops and e-modules.


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Meet the Directors

Join a webinar session hosted by the Directors of our part-time postgraduate courses as they give you an overview of our programmes and admissions process for 2022 applications and can answer your questions.


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