UTAR Green Campus Committee (UGCC)

We are here to try to make a difference to our 4.543 billion year old planet, yes mother earth is that old. Since 1760, we humans have accomplished numerous feats which has sparked innovation, advancements in science and technology, which is all good but with all that accomplishments we forgot our mother earth. Without realizing, mother earth is now suffering, all due to our carelessness. Not to worry, there is still time to heal mother earth. UTAR Green Campus Committee had taken up the pledge and challenge to educate and participate to protect mother earth from the harm of pollution. This is the only home we have, care for her and mother earth will forever provide.


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Higher Education & SDG 13 : Climate Action Through University Teaching, Research and Community Engagement

International Association of Universities (IAU) has gathered concrete examples of meaningful initiatives towards climate action, undertaken by higher education institutions & organizations, from Cyprus to Malaysia, from Peru to India, Lithuania, Costa Rica, Uganda, Ireland, Japan, USA, Jamaica and Australia.

Going green with solar energy at UTAR Kampar Campus

On-site rooftop solar system was deployed at UTAR Kampar Campus buildings in Perak that generate the clean energy and reduce CO2 emissions. This initiative is mooted by UTAR as part of its commitment to contribute to the SDGs in support of clean natural energy and working towards carbon neutrality. 


Events and Activities

Our Eco-warriors are always busying themselves with awesome activities to better our world. Check out more details: 

Sungai Long Campus  Kampar Campus 

UTAR Green Campus Strategic Plan

In line with UTAR’s 10-Year Strategic Plan, under Strategic Thrust 2 on Institutional Sustainability, UGCC will continue to play its role to promote a green university campus with sustainable initiatives and practices in its strategic plan.

In implementing UGCC’s strategic plan, there will be two areas of focus which are:

1. Cultivating a campus culture with sustainable mindset and behaviour through the following:

  • Conduct annual campus-wide environmental inspection
  • Promote green awareness among staff and students 
  • Implement sustainable energy, water, and waste management system to minimize wastage 
  • Encourage green commuting and use of low/zero-emission vehicles 
  • Encourage green purchasing policy and procedures 
  • Utilize ecological landscaping methods and maximize use of green space on campus

2. Promoting cutting-edge research and education on environmental sustainability with steps taken to:

  • Encourage multi-disciplinary research on environmental sustainability, including carbon reduction and sustainable waste management on campus 
  • Incorporate environmental sustainability elements in teaching and learning, community outreach, entrepreneurship and university activities, and using the campus as a platform for green initiatives and education; especially the agriculture park and the bamboo sanctuary. 
  • Develop staff-student partnerships on green campus initiatives

Sungai Long Campus

Jalan Sungai Long, 
Bandar Sungai Long 
Cheras 43000, Kajang, 

Tel: 603 9086 0288
Fax: 603 9019 8868

Kampar Campus

Jalan Universiti, 
Bandar Barat 
31900, Kampar, 

Tel: 605 468 8888
Fax: 605 466 1313