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Princess Sumaya University for Technology

 

Princess Sumaya University for Technology

جامعة الأميرة سمية للتكنولوجيا
P.o.Box 1438 Al-Jubaiha
Amman
Jordan http://www.psut.edu.jo/

Princess Sumaya University for Technology mission to be attained responsibly by carrying out its academic and non-academic activities in a manner that achieves a balance between the Triple Bottom Line dimensions of sustainability (i.e. social, environmental and economic).


The mission of PSUT is to “conduct world-class research and creative activities that develop knowledge; preparing highly competent qualified graduates, thus contributing to the economic growth and social advancement of Jordan”.


The practical implications of this mission include the advancement of learning through teaching, scholarship and service to society by offering to our outstanding undergraduate and graduate students the best education available, by conducting scholarly ‘applied-based’ research activities judged to be excellent when measured against the best international academic practices, and by providing service to society in a way that meets principles of sustainability.


PSUT desires to achieve the highest possible standards of sustainability on its campus and in its day-to-day activities through its academic practices, in operational facilities and other related operations, and by activities provided under community’s engagement.


To this end, PSUT adopted the following activities and initiatives:

  • Fostering knowledge and inquiry about sustainability through teaching, learning, and research. This includes supervising many research projects and master theses in subjects related to sustainability practices and disclosure produced by the Jordanian businesses. Additionally, modules related to renewable energy were created within our educational programs (e.g. B.Sc. in Electrical Power and Energy Engineering, http://www.psut.edu.jo/content/curriculum-10);
  • Sharing knowledge to raise awareness and ensure effective participation of PSUT’s community in the implementation of sustainable practices;
  • Promoting health, safety and occupational code of conduct for the PSUT community in cooperation with the Royal Scientific Society (RSS);
  • Minimizing the use and consumption of energy through utilizing Environmental-Friendly power generation technologies (PV solar system); and increasing usage of electric and hybrid vehicles for transportation purposes;
  • Adopting paper use policy that implies decreasing paper usage and promoting e-documentation/communication culture;
  • Investing in green-campus infrastructures through increasing green area;
  • Adopting and implementing institutional waste recycling policy in all our premises; and
  • Providing annual reports of our key achievements on sustainability to PSUT’s stakeholders.
Latest update: 07/17/2018

Actions towards sustainability for this university