Author Archives: Libby Dowling

Ride to Uni Day 2014 – Wednesday 15 October

Free Breakfast for all cyclists on the Goodman Lawns from 8am – be early! REGISTER HERE 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 – Friday to Sunday 24-26 October

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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The Student Co-Op in Action

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 below for more information. flowplayer("postnum-653", "http://www.adelaide.edu.au/global/mediaplayers/flowplayer_commercial/flowplayer.commercial-3.1.3.swf", { key: '#$5cb8c3254e9a8e7ff9d', clip: { url: '
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Edible Garden – DIY Salad Workshop

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 – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/edible-garden-diy-salad-garden-workshop-tickets-12717569593
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Urban Sustainability: Big Picture Thinking, June 25

Urban Sustainability: Big Picture Thinking Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 AIA Presentation Space – 100 Flinders St, Adelaide 6.30 – 9.00pm RSVP Link: http://guestli.st/262011 In our upcoming AdelaideSBN event we will begin to zoom out to take a look at sustainability in built environments at an urban scale.  While it is important that our individual buildings are designed and perform in a [...]
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Living Building Conversations June 25

Living Building Conversations #1 Wednesday, June 25th, 12-1pm Adelaide City Library – Level 3, 77 Rundle Mall, Adelaide RSVP Link: http://guestli.st/261399 Event Description: The aim of the ‘Living Building Conversations’ event is to tease out what are the current possibilities and barriers toward creating truly regenerative built environments.  The conversations will be guided by the performance standards of the Living Building [...]
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Green Project Showcase – Join us!

Please join the Office of Sustainability and our special guests as we celebrate World Environment Day at the Green Project Showcase. At this event, we celebrate the efforts of staff and students to raise awareness of sustainability issues and take action on campus. During the showcase, we will hear from staff and students applying for the [...]
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Fair Trade Fortnight: Documentary Screening & Afternoon Tea

Do you want to know the bitter truth behind the chocolate you eat? As part of Fair Trade Fortnight (3rd-18th of May), the Fair Trade Collective will be running a SPECIAL event where we will be broadcasting a documentary which will look deep into the current issues of the people who work in the chocolate industry. [...]
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Cultural Musing at Glenthorne Farm: Tour with Us!

Originally settled by Thomas O’Halloran in 1839, the property has heritage buildings dating back to the 1850s when it operated as a farm. In 1910 Glenthorne Farm became a remount station to breed and train horses until the end of the Second World War, after which it was a CSIRO Research Farm until 1997. The University [...]
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SA Water Building Tours – Visit a 6 Star Green Star Building

As a part of Open House Adelaide and History Month, SA Water is hosting  tours of our 6 Green Star sustainable building and a family fun session, Toilets Through Time this Saturday 3rd May 2014 from 10am – 2pm. Everyone is welcome to attend, the family program is open as a drop in basis, but building [...]
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