Welcome to CAT Graduate School of the Environment

Nestled in the foothills of Snowdonia, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) offers positive solutions and training towards making Britain and beyond zero carbon. Our range of postgraduate and practical skills courses draw on more than 40 years of experience in sustainability, renewable energy, architecture and the built environment.  Join one of our programmes and gain the practical skills to launch your career in making change happen.

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Graduate School News

  • Supporting the genius within

    Recently a group of CAT teaching and support staff took part in a course on Neurodiversity Awareness to help foster better understanding of neurodiverse conditions

  • Industrial Nature

    An award-winning company set up by CAT graduates is creating sustainable building materials from by-products of UK-grown crops. Technical director Euan Lochhead

  • Happy International Women’s Day!

    Architects, engineers, climate scientists, teachers, growers, writers, builders, researchers, ecologists, artists… To all the amazing women across the world