The UC Sustainability Office is an on-campus hub for individuals and groups interested in how they can create positive change and promote sustainable practices within the University of Canterbury and wider community.

UC is committed to contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Want to get involved?

The Agenda 2030 - ratified in 2015 at the United Nations, is an agenda designed to change the world, and is our best plan to ensuring a better future for all. It is based on 17 Sustainable Development Goals, by using these global goals as a roadmap, we can be the first generation to end extreme poverty, the decisive generation in the battle against climate change and the most determed generation to fight injustice and inequality. But there is much work to be done, and every year counts. 

Want to be a part of the movement? Join us in get involved in the first of the 2020-2021 Aotearoa/New Zealand Sustainable Development Goals Summit Series events, with the first online hui being held this Thursday 19 November. 

Tickets are available for Hui#1: See the Change here and are free for those 24 years and younger.

SDG Summit Series Hui 1

The Aotearoa/New Zealand SDG Summit Series 2020-2021 is proudly co-hosted by the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University, with support from Christchurch City Council and Ara Institute of Canterbury. The summit series takes the overall theme of 'Pathways to (Urgent) Action' and aims to take Aotearoa on a journey from an individual understanding of the SDGs to achieving urgent, collective action.

Three online hui in November 2020, March 2021 and June 2021 lead up to an in-person summit event held at UC on 2-3 September 2021. 

Follow Aotearoa/NZ SDG Summit Series on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and sign up to their mailing list here to be part of the action.

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