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Green Impact Project Assistant Training

Free | Open to all UEA students

TEC 0.07, 14:00-17.00, Weds October 25

Learn how to be part of a Green Impact team at UEA, working to improve our environment and be more sustainable.

Counts for the UEA Award, and looks great on your CV!

Event: Project Assistant training

'Years of Living Dangerously': film screening series

Free | Open to all | Start 18.30, finish by 21.00

Date (all Weds) Location @ UEA  Title Film content Celebrity presenters
25-Oct Arts 01.02 COLLAPSE OF THE OCEANS Oceans / climate change effects: Australia and Philippines Josh Jackson
01-Nov Arts 01.02  FUELLING THE FIRE Amazon deforestation & beef; greening of USA military bases Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gisele Bundchen
08-Nov Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre  THE UPROOTED  Migration; EU refugee crisis; radicalisation; resource scarcity Thomas Friedman, Don Cheadle
15-Nov Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre A RACE AGAINST TIME The energy markets and solar: India & USA David Letterman, Cecily Strong
22-Nov Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre  GATHERING STORM + Norwich city planning panel discussion Hurricanes: science & Miami city planning Jack Black, Ian Somerhalder
29-Nov Lecture Theatre 3 (LT Building) UPRISING Coal, air pollution, China & USA America Ferrera, Sigourney Weaver

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Focus On Month programme Focus On Month programme

Each month this has a theme to support engagement across campus. These themes align with local, national and international events and campaigns.

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Recycling and Waste

[student arrivals]

Zero Waste Week; International Day of Charity



World Vegetarian Day; International Vegetarian Week; Apple Day



[Travel Matters Week]



[Big Holiday Switch Off]

January 2018




Environmental Action

[Go Green Week]

Fairtrade Fortnight; World Day of Social Justice



World Wildlife Day; World Water Day; International Day of Action for Rivers; Earth Hour

[Big Holiday Switch Off, end March]


Carbon Reduction

Earth Day; [Big Holiday Switch Off results]


Environmental Advocacy

[UK Green Film Festival @ UEA; series of films and seminars based on relevant events or high-profile international awareness days]


Global Solutions

World Environment Day; World Oceans Day; Sustainable Energy Week; National Bike Week



Plastic Free July (see www.plasticfreejuly.org/)



World Water Week