Ecoversity Blog

At Open Day this year, you will find Ecoversity serving up Fair Trade coffee on the Barr Smith Lawns to keep you warm and alert as you venture around the North Terrace Campus. Ask us about sustainability on campus and how to get involved!


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On World Environment Day 2015 GO8 Universities from around Australia are celebrating the Living Laboratory concept – linking teaching and research activities to operational sustainability. This model is transforming campuses and improving the learning experience of students.

Download the GO8 Living Lab publication here to explore a great range of sustainability projects from around Australia.


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Are you interested in urban design, sustainable behaviour change or infrastructure solutions related to walking and cycling?

The Australian Cycling & Walking Conference is will celebrate its sixth iteration featuring a mix of presentations and discussions about walking and cycling. Staff and students of the University are invited to submit a paper. Please go to the conference website for more information:

The conference will be held over the 20-21st of July 2015 at the Flinders University building on Victoria Square, Adelaide. More details to come.

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“The sessions offer the facts on the types and locations of our most frequent accidents resulting in cycling casualties, and the most effective strategies for avoiding them. We cannot overemphasise that this program is designed for both highly experienced riders as well as those new to commuting by bike – and simply aims to reduce […]

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An Ecoleader is an internal sustainability representative who is supported by the Office of Sustainability to undertake environmental initiatives for their local area or School. Ecoleaders, with the support of their Manager, are provided with information, advice, collateral and audit equipment to identify and action initiatives to save electricity, water, waste, gas etc. Ecoleaders have access to a host of resources and information about sustainability […]

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As part of the Adelaide City Council’s Go Green program, you are invitied to the City Library with one of Australia’s leading environmentalists Tim Silverwood.
When: Friday November 21 at 5:30pm
Where: City Library – just off Rundle Mall, map here
RSVP: Essential – book here to reserve your place
Cost: FREE
Tim is an ordinary guy who somehow found […]

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Free Breakfast for all cyclists on the Goodman Lawns from 8am – be early!
Kicking off at 8am, Ecoversity is hosting a Free Breakfast Event on the Goodman Lawns, North Terrace Campus.
Join us for free raffle prizes, Fair Trade coffee, pedal power smoothies, cycling information, and of course the Slow Bike Race!
We will also be […]

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Cycling for Culture through Aboriginal Kaurna, Peramangk and Ngadjuri Country – weekend 24-26 October 2014
For the second time since last October 2013, enthusiastic cyclists in Adelaide invite fellow cyclists for a three day “Cycling for Culture” tour through the countries of the Aboriginal Kaurna people (Adelaide), Peramangk Adelaide Hills and Mount Lofty Ranges) and Ngadjuri […]

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A huge congratulations to Lawrence, Nick, Pat, Haneen and the crew on the continued success of the Student textbook Co-Op – re-using resources, saving students money and exhibiting quality artwork. see the video here for more information.

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To celebrate the opening of the Hub Central Edible Garden, you are invited to get your hands dirty and join us for a DIY Salad Garden Workshop.
WHEN: Friday 12 September 11am
WHERE: Edible Garden (near the kitchen)
BOOK NOW: Places are limited so please book to reserve your place –

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