Get Involved in Sustainability Related Events, Activities and Initiatives

At Swansea University we offer students, staff and the local community opportunities to get involved in our work to improve practices across our campuses and help us continue to lead the way in developing a more sustainable future for all.

Attending one of our events is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, increase your employability, and further your understanding of today’s most pressing issues.

Do you have any thoughts for an event? Maybe you would like to raise awareness of a particular issue. Contact us to discuss your ideas or to hear about our past events.

There are countless ways you can help us reduce our environmental impact across campus. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved.

Upcoming Sustainability Events and Activities

EventDateTimePlaceOpen to:More Information
Cycle to Work Roadshow 19/02/2019 10:00 - 15:00 Great Hall Foyer, Bay Campus Staff Come and meet the Cycle Solutions team and have a chat about getting yourself a new bike through the Cycle to Work Scheme.  For further information contact the Sustainability team
Student Volunteering Week 19/02/2019 to 25/02/2019 Various Various Students Apply for a WOW placement or spend some time with the Discovery Team during volunteering week.
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 20/02/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Oracle, Bay Campus Staff and Students Gorse Cutting. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Book Club 21/02/2019 12:30 - 13:30 Taliesin Create - Singleton Campus Staff and Students

Do you have a passion for reading? Do you want to read more? Do you want to meet new people on campus? Take a look at our Book Club Poster for further information.

Fairtrade Fortnight Launch 22/02/2019 12:00 to 14:00 Taliesin Create (ground floor), Singleton Campus Staff, Students & Public

Learn more about our work and status as a Fairtrade University.  Enjoy a cup of Fairtrade tea and coffee (bring your own mug!) and watch some film clips of the work of the Fairtrade Foundation. 

Led Ride - Dunvant to Singleton 25/02/2019 08:15am Clyne Cycle Path Staff, Students and Public More Info/Book
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 27/02/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Oracle, Bay Campus Staff and Students Tree Popping. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Fairtrade Taste Testing 28/02/2019  11:00 - 14:00 Fulton House (outside Root), Singleton Campus Staff and Students  How well do you know your Fairtrade products? We will be offering you the opportunity to test your knowledge and try some yummy Fairtrade goodies! Drop in any time.
Book Club 28/02/2019 12:30 - 13:30 Costa, The College, Bay Campus Staff and Students Do you have a passion for reading? Do you want to read more? Do you want to meet new people on campus? Take a look at our Book Club Poster for further information.
Fairtrade Taste Testing 01/03/2019 11:00 - 14:00 Coffeeopolis, Engineering Central, Bay Campus Staff and Students How well do you know your Fairtrade products? We will be offering you the opportunity to test your knowledge and try some yummy Fairtrade goodies! 
Fairtrade Cotton Bag Decorating 05/03/2019 11:00 - 14:00 Taliesin Create (ground floor), Singleton Campus Staff and Students Come along to our free cotton tote bag decorating session (small donation of £2 required for the cost of the bag), support the work of the Fairtrade Foundation, and learn more about textile production across the globe. 
Fairtrade Film Showing 05/03/2019 12:00 - 14:00 Taliesin Create (ground floor), Singleton Campus Staff, Students & Public The work of the Fairtrade Foundation benefits farmers, producers, workers and their families in developing countries. Join us for a film showing some of this fabulous Fairtrade work. Feel free to bring your lunch!
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 06/03/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Boardwalk behind Geat Hall, Bay Campus Staff, Students & Public Spring Clean Cymru - Beach Litter Pick. Feel free to catch us up on the beach! For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
The Great 'Fairtrade' Bake Off 07/03/2019 12:30 - 14:00 Taliesin Create (ground floor), Singleton Campus & Engineering Central Reception, Bay Staff and Students Enter our very own Fairtrade Bake Off! The competition will judge on the amount of Fairtrade ingredients used, most impressive showstopper and flavoursome Fairtrade treat. View Entry Details and Rules
Nature Trail Walk - Searching for Spring 12/03/2019 12:30 - 13:30 Meet at Front of Fulton House, Singleton Campus Staff and Students Join the Biodiversity Officer for a walk around campus and seek out the first signs of spring. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 13/03/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Oracle, Bay Campus Staff and Students Tree Popping - Removing Holm Oak Saplings. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Cycle to Work Roadshow 19/03/2019 10:00 - 15:00 Fulton House Foyer Staff Come and meet the Cycle Solutions team and have a chat about getting yourself a new bike through the Cycle to Work Scheme. 
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 20/03/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Oracle, Bay Campus Staff and Students Invasive Species Removal - Cotoneaster. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Book Club 21/03/2019 12:30 - 13:30 Taliesin Create, Singleton Staff and Students Do you have a passion for reading? Do you want to read more? Do you want to meet new people on campus? Contact the Sustainability team for further information.
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 27/03/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Oracle, Bay Campus Staff and Students Footpath Maintenance. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Nature Trail Walk - Searching for Spring 28/03/2019 12:30 - 13:30 Meet at Front of Great Hall, Bay Campus Staff and Students Join the Biodiversity Officer for a walk around campus/SSSI and seek out the first signs of spring. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 03/04/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Boardwalk behind Geat Hall, Bay Campus Staff, Students & Public Beach Litter Pick. Feel free to catch us up on the beach! For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer
Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteers 10/04/2019 13:00 - 16:00 Meet at the Oracle, Bay Campus Staff and Students Wildlife Walk Around the Dunes. For further information contact the Biodiversity Officer

 

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