Having a sustainable exam period

Maintaining your physical and mental health during busy and stressful periods of life is really important. This exam period, UQ Sustainability has worked alongside UQ Life, UQ Wellness, and UQ Student Services to bring you a range of resources and events targeted towards supporting a sustainable study and exam period.

We believe that whilst caring for the planet, we simultaneously nurture ourselves, supporting the synergetic relationship between the overall health of people and the environment.

Take a short break from your studies, and check out our schedule below!

Contacts

Cassidy Mogg

GAP End of Semester Trivia Night

2 November 2021 6:00pm
Join the GAP community for a fun evening of trivia!

Make your own Beeswax Wraps

1 November 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Learn how to make your very own beeswax food wrap, perfect for wrapping your lunch to take to the library during SWOTVAC! See ya later plastic cling wrap!

Staying sustainable, healthy & productive this SWOTVAC

1 November 2021 8:00am20 November 2021 11:00pm
Maintaining your physical and mental health during busy and stressful periods of life is really important. We believe that whilst caring for the planet, we simultaneously nurture ourselves, supporting the synergetic relationship between the overall health of people and the environment. Check out these tips and resources for staying sustainable, healthy and productive this SWOTVAC and exam period.
"One World" Protest Poster

World Environment Day

5 June 2021 12:00am11:30pm
Saturday June 5th is World Environment Day! This year’s theme is ‘Ecosystem Restoration’. World Environment Day 2021 will see the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Learn more here!
"World Environment Day Webinar Watch Party"

World Environment Day Webinar Watch Party with GAP

3 June 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Join us in the Steel Building as we tune in to this fascinating webinar hosted by Global Citizen on climate change and this year's theme, 'ecosystem restoration'. And... it wouldn't be a GAP watch party without munching on some FREE POPCORN!
Girl overlooking coastline Photo by Artem Kovalev on Unsplash

Sustainability Walk & Mindfulness Session

3 June 2021 10:00am11:00am
Take a break from studying, stretch your legs and join UQ Sustainability and UQ Wellness for a Sustainability Walk & Mindfulness Session!
Sewing Machine

UQ Repair Café - Clothes Mending Event

3 June 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Toss your favorite old threads away? No way!
Bring them to UQ’s Repair Café and they will be repaired for free by our fixers.
Student cycling along Jacarandas

Bicycle QLD Active Travel Education and Workshop

1 June 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
To help UQ staff and students feel more comfortable and confident riding a bike, this free Zoom session will cover e-bikes, bike maintenance and commuting to boost health and wellbeing.
Inside of a succulent plant

Wellness Resources

31 May 2021 8:00am
On top of the exciting events throughout the week, we have also put together a range of resources that may be useful.
Woman sitting at desk with laptop, textbooks, journal and desk plant.

Sustainable Study Tips

31 May 2021 8:00am5 June 2021 11:00pm
We asked our very own Green Ambassador Program (GAP) Community how they cope during assessment time. Check out their best tips for environmentally friendly study!
Inside of Global Change Institute (Building 20)

Zen Zone Study Spot Photo Competition

24 May 2021 8:00am1 June 2021 3:00pm
Share your favourite study spot or ‘zen zone’ either on campus or wherever you are in the world and enter the draw to win some awesome prizes!