Green Week: 12-16 November

Green Week flyer

12 November sees the start of the University’s Green Week, and we’ve got a whole host of activities to raise awareness about Green issues in and around campus.

During the week we’re running the Green Week Photo Challenge (closing date 14 November), where you could win a fold-up bike or a solar powered radio. Click here for further details.

From Tuesday to Friday we’ve got the Skip Cinema and Green Roadshow, where you can see selected green videos from the School of Fine Art and find out more about green initiatives on campus. You can find them between 10.00-14.00 at the following venues:

Tuesday: London Road
Wednesday: Greenlands
Thursday: Whiteknights, Minghella
Friday: Whiteknights, Earley Gate 

Monday 12 November

Battle of the Bins

Palmer Foyer

Cheer along the Vice Chancellor and Student President as they race to see who can save the most waste from going to landfill.

Community Event

Agriculture Building

Visit one of the University’s greenest buildings and discover cutting edge research into environmental behaviour.

Tuesday 13 November

Lunchtime Concert in the dark

Palmer 101

Ikuko Inoguchi will be playing the piano in the dark to highlight energy saving initiatives at the University.

Reading Film Theatre

Palmer 101

Come and watch ‘Even the Rain’, with a pre-film seminar given by Dr Emily Boyd, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences (15).

Wednesday 14 November

Low Carbon Challenge

Greenlands Riverside

Race between Reading and Greenlands without the need for fossil fuels. Email to get involved.

Green Debate

Café Mondial

Join representatives from NUS and RUSU to debate the contentious issue of shale fracking.

Public Lecture

Palmer 101

Professor Janet Barlow presents a lecture on Urban Heat Islands.

Thursday 15 November

Lunch time lectures

Palmer 105

Themed lecture jointly presented by a representative of the University and our energy supplier.

Environmental Exhibition

Palmer foyer

Come and see what Green groups and suppliers are doing. Loads of competitions and freebies.

RUSU Pub Quiz

Mojo’s bar

Test your quizly knowledge with a ‘Green’ themed guest round.

Friday 16 November

Green Walk

Outside RUSU shop

Take a walk on the wild side with the University Grounds Team.

Green Week Awards

Minghella Theatre

A chance to celebrate a year of environmental success. Green Impact, Champion of Champions photo challenge and Best Green video awards will be presented by Colin Robbins, Director of Estates & Facilities.

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