Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

2019 Edition
| Editors: Walter Leal Filho

Global Alliance of Tertiary Education and Sustainable Development

  • Petra Molthan-HillEmail author
  • Lina Erlandsson
  • Tabani Ndlovu
  • Iain Patton
  • Fiona Goodwin
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11352-0_375

Synonyms

Introduction

Global Alliance-Definition

Launched in 2015, the Global Alliance of Tertiary Education and Student Sustainability Networks consists of 37 higher education networks, all working toward embedding sustainability in the center of higher education. The informal alliance is the world’s largest alliance of both international and national networks, engaging partnerships on six continents (EAUC 2019a).

The main aim of the Global Alliance is to bring together higher education institutions around a common theme and work as a joint voice to make the collective impact which they cannot make alone. By focusing on international collaboration, the Alliance brings together partnerships from across the globe, enabling member networks to contribute with their own unique knowledge and experience to share good practice and efficiently address sustainability challenges.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petra Molthan-Hill
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lina Erlandsson
    • 2
  • Tabani Ndlovu
    • 2
  • Iain Patton
    • 3
  • Fiona Goodwin
    • 3
  1. 1.NTU Green Academy, Nottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Nottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamUK
  3. 3.EAUCCheltenhamUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Petra Molthan-Hill
    • 1
  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamUK