GAP 2022 Council Nominations

5 October 2021 9:00am24 October 2021 5:00pm
Contribute to sustainability at UQ and experience professional development opportunities! Nominations for GAP's 2022 Council are open until Sunday 24 October. Apply today!

GAP x GEMS Bushcare

31 October 2021 7:00am10:30am
Join the Green Ambassador Program (GAP) and the Geography and Environmental Management Society (GEMS) in our monthly bushcare working bee!

Plog for a Prize!

1 November 2021 8:00am12 November 2021 5:00pm
Plogging – the act of picking up litter while out on a run or walk, is a great way to get outside and help our environment! Get your friends and family together, or go solo, and see how much rubbish you can collect throughout SWOTVAC & National Recycling Week. Email us a picture of the rubbish you collect to get a prize!

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.

GAP End of Semester Trivia Night

1 November 2021 5:00pm
Join the GAP community for a fun evening of trivia!

E-Waste Collection Drive

8 November 2021 6:00am12 November 2021 5:00pm
Got old e-waste lying around at home that you're not sure what to do with? Bring it to be recycled, all week at Campbell Place!

Be Green, Be Kind, Be Giving Campaign

8 November 2021 6:00am12 November 2021 5:00pm
We’re inviting the UQ community to participate in the Be Green, Be Kind, Be Giving Campaign, which is an opportunity for UQ staff and students to declutter their lives and give away their unwanted stuff to help our local community.

Recycle right: Know your Plastics Seminar

9 November 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Join UQ Sustainability’s Christine McCallum in a discussion about the different types of plastics that are part of our lives, which ones can be recycled and how this happens, what governments are doing to change the tide of plastics, and where we fit in as consumers.

Recycle Right Pop Up

10 November 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Red, yellow, green, or blue?! It's a question we've all asked ourselves in front of the bins! If you’ve ever been confused about recycling and waste, visit our Recycle Right pop up and learn about the different waste streams at UQ.

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Repair Café during BLOOM

18 October 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Toss it away? No way! Bring your clothes and other items that need fixing to the GCI for repair.

Green Programs Seminar: The Environmental Impact of Transport

13 October 2021 10:00am11:00am
Learn about how you can travel more sustainably as a staff member or student at UQ!

Warwick Solar Farm sheep muster

8 October 2021 9:00am
The Warwick Solar Farm team and volunteers from GAP will be spending the day out at the solar farm mustering the +750 sheep.

UQ Preloved Stall

8 September 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Swing by the Grassy Knoll on our St Lucia campus, grab a bargain, participate in the circular economy, and learn about the social and environmental impacts of the fashion industry.

UQ Veg Society Potluck Picnic

3 September 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Join the UQ Veg Society for a fresh and delicious Potluck Picnic! 

Herston Pot Painting

25 August 2021 11:30am1:00pm
Who's to say our leafy friends can't have a groovy house?! Come along to UQ Life's Sustainability themed Herston Hangouts for some Pot Painting

Beeswax Food Wraps

25 August 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Learn how to make your very own beeswax food wrap, perfect for wrapping bowls, fruit, cheese, bread and veggies! See ya later plastic cling wrap!

Gatton Pot Painting

25 August 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Join us for UQ Life's Sustainability themed Gatton Chill for some Pot Painting!

Sustainable Pantry-Vigilante

20 August 2021 5:00pm
Check out our tips for auditing your diet to see how sustainable you are. Share your sustainable diet tips with your friends, family and housemates!

Heron Island Research Station Virtual Tour

20 August 2021 4:00pm
Enjoy a virtual tour of the world-class marine station on the Great Barrier Reef.

DIY: Having Fun with Sustainability

20 August 2021 8:00am
Think about what sustainability means to you, how you can foster curiosity around it, and have fun in the process of integrating what you learn into your life!
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Fresh Food Friday

20 August 2021 6:00am
Fresh food grown the way nature intended, is good for you and the environment.

Climate Conversations: SUN Webinar

19 August 2021 6:00pm7:30pm
Join the Sustainable Universities Network (SUN) for this fascinating webinar that brings together experts in climate communication from various universities.

Micro-mobility Flexibility

19 August 2021 5:00pm
Learn about the different green transport options available to you and an easy may to use them!

Online Mindfulness Session

19 August 2021 3:00pm3:45pm
Join us for an online mindfulness session amongst nature!

Virtual Sustainability Walk Tour

19 August 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Join our virtual tour to learn about the native plants and animals and various sustainability highlights on our St Lucia campus!

Micro-mobility on Campus

19 August 2021 11:00am12:30pm
Join Bicycle Queensland (BQ) for an introduction to micro-mobility and simple bike maintenance to help us become more comfortable and confident moving around campus.

Sustainability Walk Campus Tour

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19 August 2021 11:00am12:00pm
Learn about the native plants and animals and various sustainability highlights on our St Lucia campus.

DIY: Greening your Transport

19 August 2021 8:00am
Whether it's public transport, walking, cycling or making the most of a micro-mobility device, check out the different ways you can travel with fewer emissions.

Green transport Thursday

19 August 2021 6:00am
Grab your walking shoes, bike, GoCard or micro-mobility device and congratulate yourself for using green transport today. If this isn't practical, try to swap part of your journey for green transport, carshare with a friend, or travel in an electric vehicle.

'Healing Country' through Indigenous Knowledges

18 August 2021 5:00pm
With this year's official NAIDOC theme being 'Heal Country', we need to continue to seek greater protections for land, water, sacred sites and cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction. Indigenous knowledges are key to this.

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