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New Rules For Bike Parking

University by-laws have recently been updated to stipulate that bicycles can only be left on University grounds for 30 consecutive days.
Any bike left for longer than this will be deemed by Security staff to be ‘abandoned’ and tagged with a notice that the owner has 10 days to remove the bike.
After this time, locks will be cut and the bike and any accessories (e.g. helmet) removed […]

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UoA Shortlisted for Green Gown Awards

The Green Gown Awards are the only Award Scheme dedicated to recognising excellence in sustainability within the Australiasian tertiary education sector and the University of Adelaide has been shortlisted in five categories for this year’s Awards:

Student Engagement (Adelaide Sustainability Association)
Staff Achievement (Dr Charlie Hargroves)
Creating Impact (Ecoversity Award)
Facilities & Services (Schulz BMS upgrade)
Community (Carbon Neutral Adelaide […]

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Your Invitation to Think.Eat.Save.

Join Ecoversity, the National Wine Centre and OzHarvest SA for Think.Eat.Save. and learn how you can be part of the solution to food waste.
Some of Adelaide’s best chefs will converge on the North Terrace campus to serve up a free hot meal made from rescued ingredients that would have otherwise been discarded in landfill.
The event will […]

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The Australian Walking and Cycling Conference Assistance Scholarships Fund

The Australian Walking and Cycling Conference Assistance Scholarships Fund
The Australian Walking and Cycling Conference (AWCC) Scholarships are designed to support people who are committed to improving and transforming the places we live, our economies and how we engage with our environment through walking and cycling.  The AWCC Scholarships provide some financial support to cover expenses […]

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Green Project Fund – 2016 Round Now Open

Make an impact on campus! Staff and students can receive up to $20k for sustainability projects. Applications close Friday 1 April 2016. More information here.

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Ride to Uni Day 2015 – breaky & bike tune-ups

Register here to join us for our annual celebration of cycling to campus on Wednesday 14 October!
FREE Breakfast for all cyclists on the Goodman Lawns from 8am – be early!
We’ll have free raffle prizes, Fair Trade coffee, pedal power smoothies, cycling information and the Slow Bike Race. For the first time Mel from Honeybee Cycles […]

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Sustainability Plan Workshop Series

What does campus sustainability mean to you? What strategies would you like to see adopted to support energy efficiency? How can we collaborate and innovate across a number of areas to future proof the University for generations to come?
The University’s Sustainability Plan is currently under review and we’d like your input to ensure the Plan […]

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Divide in Concord – A free film & presentation with Tim Silverwood

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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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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