A selection of food displayed on a table

Sustainable Food

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The Food & Dining team at ܽƵ are committed to delivering an exciting variety of food with passion and purpose to enhance the student, staff and visitor experience. Food that is tasty, sustainable and affordable to the University community. The team works closely with their suppliers to improve on sustainability and reduction of packaging used.?

Sustainable food policy

We are committed to sourcing and providing food and drink produced to the highest environmental, social and economic standards. Find out more about our policy on suppliers and how we source high quality, local produce where possible.

Sustainable food policy

Plant-based food

ܽƵ is committed to improving the availability and range of plant-based food options available across campus. Our recently updated Pendle Brew bar is now 100% vegetarian and vegan, and HIVE caf has many vegan and low-sugar options.

Pendle Brew
Student sat in Pendle Brew with a coffee

Food Projects

A student buying food at a market


EcoEats is a project that aims to teach students cooking skills, food sustainability and help with the cost of living crisis, by focusing on healthy, nutritious meals on a budget. Featuring regular cooking classes, food events and student socials.



We're committed to making free drinking water accessible for students and staff and we have a number of water fountains across campus. By adding more fountains, we are hoping to reduce single-use plastic on campus.?

A bottle of water is poured into a glass on top of the lemon.