The Sustainability Office has a range of exciting events planned for 2023, framed around the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals. 2023's event and engagement programme will focus on:

  • Carbon reduction and climate action 
  • Waste management and minimisation
  • Biodiversity enhancement 
  • Waterways

Please check back in on this page for details on our upcoming and most recent events. Most of the events will also be advertised on our UC Sustainability Community Facebook and Instagram pages and through UC Blogs. If there is an event that you would like to be involved in as a volunteer, or would like more information, please get in touch with us. We would love to hear from you!

2023 Events Calendar

Please follow the links below to be taken to more information about each event as it becomes available.

Date           Event                
1 - 28 Feb Aotearoa Bike Challenge
March (various dates)  Cycle Skills Sessions 
3 March Te Ngaki o Waiutuutu | Waiutuutu Community Garden Open Day
7 March  Repair Cafe workshop (with Ōtautahi Repair Revolution)
8 March Eco Volunteer hui
9 March  Composting Workshop @ Spreydon Librray 
20 March Outdoor Film Night: Living the Change
21 March Growing Kai workshop
28 March  Low-waste Cooking workshop
28 April The Community Feast (UC 150th)
2 May Edible Campus Walking Tour 
7 - 13 May International Compost Awareness Week
11 May  Campus Stream Clean with Ilam School
16 May  Clothes Swap
22 May  World Biodiversity Day Ramble
8 May Mushroom Growing workshop
9 May Worm Farm Launch 
1 - 31 July Plastic Free July: various workshops
22 August Student Sustainability Mākete 
22 September World Car Free Day
18-24 September Mental Health Awareness Week
October (various dates)  Cycle Skills Sessions
9 October Bike Breakfast (part of Biketober)
21 October Waiutuutu Community Garden: 21st Birthday Party