Students planting seedlings

UQ Green Fund 2021

1 July 2021 9:00am30 September 2021 5:00pm
GAP volunteers weeding

GAP National Tree Day Working Bee

1 August 2021 8:00am11:00am
Join the UQ Green Ambassador Program (GAP) for a bushcare working bee on a Sunday morning to celebrate #NationalTreeDay. Help the environment, meet like-minded people, and enjoy fellowship afterwards!

LabSwap Week

16 August 2021 12:00am20 August 2021 11:30pm
This is the week to give away your unwanted, non-hazardous lab consumables and equipment. 

Student Green Fund

16 August 2021 12:00am
Find out more about gaining funding for a project that improves UQ's sustainability performance!

Reuse & Recycling Station

16 August 2021 12:00am
Drop off those hard-to-recycle household items at the Reuse and Recycling Station!
Bowl of salad, fruit and veg

Meat-free Monday

16 August 2021 6:00am
Kick off Sustainability Week by enjoying a meat-free day.
Person doing yoga pose on grass

Free Outdoor Yoga with UQ Sport

16 August 2021 7:30am
Start your week right and join UQ Sport for a free session of outdoor yoga.
Poster for SDGs

A Day in the Life - SDG edition

16 August 2021 9:00am20 August 2021 5:00pm
Share a photo of something in your life that represents one or more of the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and enter the draw to win some awesome prizes!

UQ Carbon Literacy Program

16 August 2021 9:30am20 August 2021 12:00pm
Sign up as one of the first people in Australia to be part of the UQ Carbon Literacy Program and learn about the impact of everyday activities on climate and the steps we can take to reduce emissions.

Meat-free Monday Food Trucks

16 August 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Enjoy a mini market of delicious vegan options and food trucks to celebrate Meat Free Monday and kick off Sustainability Week. Yum!!


Minimalism poster

GAP Online Watch Party: ‘Minimalism’

23 July 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Join the UQ Green Ambassador Program (GAP) from your very own couch for an online movie night featuring the documentary 'Minimalism'.
"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.
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!

Microplastics Seminar

12 May 2021 2:00pm3:00pm
GAP members weeding

GAP x St Lucia Bushcare PLANTING Bee

24 April 2021 7:30am10:30am
Join GAP for a bushcare PLANTING bee on a Saturday morning, help the environment, meet like-minded people, and enjoy fellowship afterwards!
Great Barrier Reef

Watch Party - 'Coral Reefs in a World of Extreme Climate Change' Earth Day Webinar

22 April 2021 6:30pm8:30pm
Join us in the Steele Building as we tune in for this fascinating webinar on coral reefs in a world of climate change.

GAP Online Watch Party - 'Thule Tuvalu'

21 April 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Join the UQ Green Ambassador Program (GAP) from your very own couch for an online movie night featuring the film 'Thule Tuvalu'.

Herb Seedling Care Tips

21 April 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Check out these tips on how to care for your herb seedlings!

EARTHDAY.ORG's 3 Days of Climate Action

20 April 2021 12:00pm23 April 2021 12:00pm
Join EARTHDAY.ORG and global partners for 3 parallel Climate Summits!
2021 UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum

2021 UQ & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum

20 April 2021 9:00am21 April 2021 5:00pm
Take part in Australia's first SDGs event this year and learn about the importance of sustainable partnerships for achieving the SDGs, among other topics.

Reimagining Climate Adaptation Summit by Future Earth Australia

19 April 2021 9:45am22 April 2021 3:00pm
Tune in for Future Earth Australia's 'Reimagining Climate Adaptation' Summit from 19-22 April 2021, via Zoom.
Cartoon of empty glass jar with flowers surrounding

7 days of Trash Challenge

19 April 2021 9:00am7 June 2021 5:00pm

Green Lab New Rep Training

16 March 2021 1:30pm3:30pm
Cyclist riding down Jacaranda Lane at UQ St Lucia campus

Micro-mobility & Active Transport Workshop

11 March 2021 1:30pm3:30pm
Join our Micro-mobility & Active Transport Workshop and help inform the rollout of infrastructure on and around campus to support the use of micro-mobility and active transport modes.

Pictionary games night - Hosted by GAP

24 February 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
The Green Ambassador Program (GAP) are inviting you to play sustainability-themed online Pictionary!

Herb Garden Workshop

23 February 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Learn how to make, grow, and care for your very own herb garden.

GAP Online Watch Party - 'Chasing Ice' Documentary

18 February 2021 7:00pm8:30pm
Join the UQ Green Ambassador Program (GAP) from your very own couch for an online movie night featuring the documentary 'Chasing Ice'.
Australian eucalyptus tree.

Sustainability & Caring for Country - First Nations Webinar

16 February 2021 2:00pm3:00pm
Join UQ Sustainability, the Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA), and Future Dreaming Australia for this fascinating webinar!