Student sustainability workshops and events
The Physic Garden
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    Various locations

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    Campus cafes

  • Lecture Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

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    Various locations

  • Marine Matters Centre, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, Plymouth PL1 3DH

  • Room 202, Mast House

  • Room 104, Marine Station, Coxside

  • 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 3 Endsleigh Place

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Calling all students!

We have an international reputation for being a leader in the field of sustainability. But we want you to be involved. Watch out for sustainability events around the campus and city.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 (27 February - 12 March)

  • Take a break and contribute towards making a change!
What's on - Campus cafes in March
  • Enjoy the big three this month: British Pie Week, Red Nose Day and St Patrick's Day. 

Local focus, global challenges (ends 31 March)

  • A photography competition open to all, focused on global sustainability.

Geothermal energy - present and future (1 March, Roland Levinsky Building)

  • A Sustainable Earth Institute public talk from Dr Tony Batchelor, Chairman of GeoScience Ltd.

Plymouth Tree Partnership meetings (8 March, Babbage Building)

  • Aimed at increasing knowledge about trees and tree management, with speakers covering a wide range of topics.

British Science Week 2017 (10-19 March, various locations)

  • Celebrating the amazing scientific world.
Poetry & Marine Science (22 March, Plymouth Marine Laboratory)

  • An evening of science, poetry and discussion exploring subjects ranging from algal blooms to ecosystem modelling, renewable energy to microplastics. Free event.

Certificate in Sustainable Business (25 March, Mast House)

  • This free one day course will help you gain a broad understanding of the sustainability pressures businesses are facing and how businesses might respond to turn risk into opportunity.

Spring events in Drake's Place Gardens (6, 11 and 13 April)

  • Free fun activities: Make and Take, Rake and Cake, Here and Now.

Innovation in Pedagogy Café: Introducing systems thinking in teaching and learning (12 April, Marine Station)

  • This participative workshop will introduce some key systems thinking ideas and concepts, and we will play with some methods that can be employed with students from any discipline. Systems Thinking is identified as one of the key skills in the new Plymouth Compass, and this workshop will give participants a fuller picture of what this can mean in practice.

Innovation in Pedagogy Café: Sustainability and internationalisation - intercultural communication (7 June, 3 Endsleigh Place)

  • This interactive workshop draws from the expertise of Ricky Lowes from the Plymouth Business School to practically explore how we can support students to develop intercultural communication. 

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