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Save Our World Day

Join students from ARU’s Sustainability Society on Wednesday, 27 March for Save Our World Day.

Students are growing more aware of global issues that are affecting our world. ‘Save Our World Day’ aims to increase student’s engagement about these growing concerns, and also provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to help them make a positive change. Join university staff and experts from different fields for a range of activities such as talks, vegan food tasting, mediation, reusable bag printing and a panel debate.

‘Save Our World Day’ aims to raise awareness amongst staff and students about the important of sustainability. The event aims to celebrate the wonders of the earth, and encourage students to make the world a better place to live.

Don't miss The Big Fix Debate at 4pm in COS 313. A team of students will go against ARU staff to attempt to solve the worl'd biggest problems. The audience will decide who wins through an interactive vote! Followed by drinks at Academy at 7:30pm. 

Find out more information here

Give it a Go Sessions

Reusable Bag Printing with the Arts and Crafts Society
12:00pm - 2:00pm
SU Building
Book in advance, entry cost: £3:00
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Grow your own vegetables
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet at the SU (Peter Taylor House)
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Make Lush Bath Bombs
3:00pm - 4:00pm (10 students at each time slot)
Peter Taylor House
Book in advance, entry cost: £5:00
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Sound Mediation
2:15pm - 3:30pm
Dance studio, COS building
Book in advance (12 spaces available), entry cost: £3:00
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Save Our World Day Speakers
SoW speakers.pdf

How green are our universities and what can we do about it?
Dr Sarah Royston, Research Fellow, University of Sussex
11:am – 11:45am
SCI 105

How much of a climate emergency are we in?
Extinction Rebellion Cambridge
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Fixing the green finance gap: a system dynamics modelling approach
Global Sustainability Institute Seminar: Sarah Hafner
1:00pm – 2:00pm
HEL 408

Refund your packaging
Lush, Cambridge
2:00pm – 3:00pm
HEL 109

A Green in the room
City Councillor Oscar Gillespie, Green Party
3:00pm – 4:00pm
COS 313