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Transitioning to a sustainable world - a financial and economic perspective (Online)

15 August 2022 3:00pm4:00pm
Are you interested in the relationship between sustainability and economics? This event is for you!
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Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk with UQ Sustainability

15 August 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Join UQ Sustainability for a walk around to UQ St Lucia's Sustainability highlights, and get an insider rundown of sustainability at UQ!
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Sustainable Cooking and Food Waste Workshop

15 August 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Are you looking to up your cooking skills? To get inspiration for simple, budget-friendly recipes? Or to learn how to avoid food waste and cook & eat more sustainably? Then this event is for you!
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Oceanic Thinking Art Exhibition

15 August 2022 10:00am19 August 2022 4:00pm
Oceanic Thinking is the inaugural exhibition of the multi-year project Blue Assembly. In collaboration with campus partners including UQ’s Centre for Marine Science, the project coincides with the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030).
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"Sounds Like Sustainability" Activation

15 August 2022 10:00am2:00pm
What actually is 'sustainability'? And what sounds like sustainability but isn’t? Drop by the "sound cloud" on the Grassy Knoll in Campbell Place to find out!

Meat-Free Monday Markets

15 August 2022 10:00am2:00pm
Enjoy a mini market of delicious meat-free food trucks to celebrate Meat Free Monday and kick off Sustainability Week. Yum!!
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Snap an SDG photo competition (Green Labs and Green Office)

15 August 2022 9:00am19 September 2022 5:00pm
We all know about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but how do they apply to us as individuals? Snap a photo of one or more of the SDGs in your day-today life and win a block of fair trade chocolate!
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Meat-free Monday

15 August 2022 8:00am6:00pm
Kick off Sustainability Week by enjoying a meat-free day.
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DIY Citizen Science: Eco-systems

15 August 2022 8:00am8:00pm
Discover, map and photograph plants you see with iNaturalist's Flora of South East Queensland Project.
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Ventures Industry Challenge - Information Session

11 August 2022 10:30am12:00pm
Use your entrepreneurial skills to achieve Australia’s national target of halving food waste by 2030 with UQ Ventures! 
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National Tree Day Working Bee with GAP

31 July 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Join the UQ Green Ambassador Program (GAP) for a Bushcare working bee on Sunday morning to kick off semester 2 and celebrate National Tree Day!

Clean Up UQ

28 July 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join UQ Sustainability for a Clean Up event in Welcome Weeks and help us protect the beautiful biodiversity on our St Lucia campus!
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Recycle Right: Plastic Policy Seminar with Toby Hutcheon

28 July 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Come along to learn about the current state of plastic policy in Queensland, from Toby Hutcheon of Boomerang Alliance!
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UQ Community Garden Seed Sowing Demonstration (St Lucia)

28 July 2022 11:00am
Join us down at the UQ St Lucia Community Garden to learn how to sow seeds and how to keep them healthy!
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Waste Pop-Up & Recycling Game

26 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Com visit us in the Great Court at the Welcome BBQ and have a go at our Recycling Game to win a prize!
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Know Your Plastics Workshop (Online) for Plastic Free July

25 July 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
This Plastic Free July, learn about the different types of plastic that pop up in our day to day lives and how to avoid the nasty ones.
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UQ Community Garden Working Bee (St Lucia)

21 July 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Join us down at the UQ St Lucia Community Garden for a Working Bee!
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UQ Gatton Community Garden Working Bee

21 July 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Join us down at the UQ Gatton Community Garden for a Working Bee!
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Ventures Industry Challenge in collaboration with OzHarvest

13 July 2022 9:00am18 August 2022 2:00pm
UQ students across all disciplines are encouraged to join our Ventures Industry Challenge.

Host your own Plastic Free Morning Tea

1 July 2022 9:00am31 July 2022 5:00pm
Across the globe, communities are inspired by the Plastic Free Morning Tea: a popular way of making and sharing food, fun and conversations about plastic free solutions. 
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UQ Carbon Literacy Program (20-23 June Round)

20 June 2022 12:00pm23 June 2022 8:00pm
Are you interested in learning more about climate change and want to take action, but are not sure where to start? The UQ Carbon Literacy Program is for you! Join the next round, 20-23 June.

UQ and biodiversity - A symbiotic relationship

20 May 2022 10:00am11:00am
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about UQ’s plants and animals and how they are managed, from the most knowledgeable person on the matter!
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GAP movie night- 'An Inconvenient Sequel - Truth to Power'

5 May 2022 5:30pm8:00pm
Come down to the Steele Building to join GAP for a movie and popcorn night!
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GAP x GEMS Bushcare

1 May 2022 7:30am10:30am
Join the UQ Green Ambassador Program (GAP) and UQ GEMS for a bushcare working bee on a Sunday morning. Help the environment, meet like-minded people, and enjoy fellowship afterwards!