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Events

This Green Week join us for a series of events, talks and seminars to inspire and motivate you to lead a more sustainable life. 


Activities happening all week:

If you are on campus look out for:

  • Exhibitions illustrating the UN Sustainable Development Goals at Stockwell Street library
  • Illustrations around the campuses of how we are contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals in our campus operations
  • Disposable free promotions. Check out our Greenwich and Medway catering outlets and get 20p off a hot drink when you ask for china or take in your reusable Keep Cup!
  • And digital screens highlighting some of the best practice work our staff and students are delivering in service to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

Our VC Jane Harrington's vision for Sustainability at Greenwich
24th November 11am - noon
Online
Our VC Jane Harrington will talk about her vision for Sustainability at Greenwich and how she sees it creating positive change.
Politics Society: The Big Climate Debate
24th November 4pm - 5:30pm
Online
The Politics society will host a debate on climate change, many people have different ideas on what the best way forward is for tackling climate change with an important balance having to be drawn by politicians on current jobs + industries, the econ
Green Netflix Watch party
24th November 7pm - 8:30pm
Online
We are inviting staff and students to watch David Attenborough's latest film "A Life on Our Planet"(on Netflix) and to join a Team discussion following it to talk about some of the issues raised, how they relate to us and our futures and what we can
Plogging at Avery Hill Campus
25th November 1pm - 2pm
Avery hill campus
What's a Plogg? you ask. If you want to get a lot more out of your jog you can also on your run pick up rubbish that you find along the way, helping nature and making you feel a lot better for doing so.
Can food be sustainable?
25th November 2pm - 3pm
Online
Green seminar with Mike Hanson AKA Captain Planet, sustainability expert at award winning national caterers BaxterStorey.
Integrating sustainability into your teaching
25th November 3pm - 4:30pm
Online
This teaching staff focused interactive session will explore how sustainability can be included in our teaching, regardless of the subject.
Instagram Live Nature Deep Dive!
26th November 2pm - 3pm
Online
Join David Jackson on an exploration of our estate and its natural bounty. David is our Sustainability Project Officer and biodiversity expert and he will explain the importance of nature and natural systems.
For Your Future
26th November 5pm - 7pm
Online
EcoTeam host an event thathears from past students about how we can define the future. This session will explore the journey of alumni who have gone on to work in the area of sustainability and give you inspiration to do the same.
Model United Nations: Climate Change Committee
26th November 7pm - 8:30pm
You will have the opportunity to represent a country's views on the global climate emergency and think on a global scale about how this issue can be resolved.
Tackling our waste
27th November 2pm - 3pm
Online
This Green Seminar will provide you with the answers, and explores how we can find ways to reduce the amount of waste we generate, recycle more and contaminate less. WE can all recycle over well over 70% of the waste we generate – can you beat this?
Celebrate a Green Christmas this year!
27th November 3pm - 4pm
Online
Here we will be introducing our initiative to encourage students and staff to have a greener Christmas. Participants will be encouraged to suggest and share ideas and also make things at the session.
 
 

Sustainability survey

Fill out the five-minute survey and help us to help you change the planet. 


Click here for the Green Week Sustainability Survey.

Climate change, pollution, waste, single use plastics and air pollution affects us all. Complete this short survey to tell us what you think about sustainability and what the University can do to improve.  Complete the survey to be in with a chance of winning a prize! From Fairtrade chocolates, free meal vouches, campus own honey and more!

 

Green Week Shopping

Check out our Green Week Deals - new reusable cups and a massive discount on our green hoodies!  


 

Green tips

We're encouraging you to try out these simple ways to become greener every day. 


 

 

Use a different soap

Reuse it before you recycle it

 

Use reusable straws

 

Get a reusable coffee cup

 
 

Sustainable Development Goals

Green Week has been planned around achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. 


 

No Poverty. Zero Hunger. Good Health and Well-being. Quality Education. Gender Equality. Clean Water and Sanitation. Affordable and Clean Energy. Decent Work and Economic Growth. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. Reduced Inequality. Sustainable Cities and Communities. Responsible Consumption and Production. Climate Action. Life Below Water. Life on Land. Peace and Justice Strong Institutions. Partnerships to achieve the Goal.