Who won Sustainability Awards?

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As part of Sustainapalooza (18 – 22 September) the Sustainability Awards took place on Thursday. Students and staff were able to nominate themselves and others during August for the awards, which revealed a number of fantastic sustainable projects happening at UC. Congratulations to those who won awards, and everyone who was nominated.

Silver awards

  • Student award: Jackson White, The Solar Project
  • General staff award: Mark Homewood, RRSIC Stormwater Treatment

Gold awards

  • Student award: Shell Eco Marathon Team
  • Academic staff award: The CAREX team, CAREX
  • General staff award: Rob Oudshoorn and Engineering Services, Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction Initiatives

Fair Trade diamond award

  • Student award: Selva Ganapathy and Joyce Chen, Fog Water Harvesting Project

Supreme award

  • Student award: Glynne Mackey, Sustainability and Social Justice

What is NCRE?

The National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) are holding an information session on Friday 29 September. Come along to  Undercroft 101 at 3pm to hear about scholarships, studying in Europe and the world-class academics and policymakers that visit UC every year to give talks.

NCRE Information Day
Friday 29 September, 3pm
Undercroft 101

170922 NCRE Recruitment

Ilam School on campus for Cultural Day – 26 September

On Tuesday (26 September) Ilam School are holding their school Cultural Day and as part of this will hold a parade which finishes with a walk out the front gates of the school on Ilam Rd, a short walk along Kirkwood Ave and come in through the adjoining driveway between the school and Kirkwood Campus.

For this parade the children are strongly encouraged to dress up in clothing that reflects their heritage. This year they have 62 ethnicities taking part.

This year participants will return through the far University driveway (next to 24 Kirkwood Ave) and walk back through Kirkwood Campus along the main access walkway. This allows Kirkwood Intermediate to fully support us and it enables the school to share with the greater Ilam community and University of Canterbury where we have strong links. This walk is scheduled to commence at 10:00 a.m. and participants expect to be on campus at approximately 10:10 for about 10 minutes.