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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Getting Schooled in Fair Trade @ “Fairly Educated”

In July this year, Themis Scanlon (Convener of the University of Adelaide Fair Trade Collective) and a fellow student (Boshen Li) attended the Fairly Educated Conference at the University of Tasmania. In her third year at the conference, Themis found the content enriching and thought provoking. For the first time, Themis also played a lead […]

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Pump Your Ride!

Staff and student cyclists now have a safety net for the dreaded “flatty”, with a new bike pump recently installed on North Terrace campus.
The pump is conveniently located at the east of the Barr Smith Lawns bike shed. Just hook on the valve and pump till you reach the desired pressure!

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Feeding 5000 and reducing food waste along the way

On Monday 29 July, the Office of Sustainability teamed up with OzHarvest to host the inaugural “Feeding the 5000” event on North Terrace Campus.
As larger events were held simultaneously in Brisbane and Sydney, OzHarvest Adelaide had a goal to feed 500 members of the general public and University community with food made from rescued surplus […]

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Speed Date a Sustainability Expert – Saturday 24 August

What can I do to make my home more energy efficient to save on power bills? What are the best choices for solar panels and solar hot water? How can I renovate my house to make it more environmentally friendly?
These are some of the questions you are likely to hear at Adelaide’s Speed Date a […]

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