Change Our World Week

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Our world is constantly changing. Some changes are natural and some are our responsibility. Join us in a series of of activities for Change Our World Week (Monday 23 April – Friday 27 April) to do some amazing things for our planet!

Monday 23 April

Meat Free Monday

Try something new today at The Bridge, The Café  and The Shop!

The Bridge – 10% discount on all vegetarian and vegan meals.

The Café – 10% discount on our vegetarian and vegan range of products (breakfast, burgers and Quorn nuggets only).

The Shop – vegetarian and vegan sandwiches and salads available.

Seed bomb workshop and bug tasting // WSA Café //11:00 – 13:00

Come along to create your very own seed bombs (mixtures of soil and seed which create wild flower gardens when thrown) and try some delicious creepy crawly snacks!

Tuesday 24 April

Earth Day // Glen Eyre Halls – Richard Newitt Court Area // 15:00 – 20:00

Join the Union and Student Life to celebrate everything planet Earth! Hear talks from Greenpeace, Grow Wild-Kew Gardens and The Woodland Trust and meet the RSPCA, The Wildlife Trusts, Cats Protection, Southern Water, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, EthiCo and more. Create your own herb garden, get your bike checked at the Bike Doctor, listen to live music from 17:00, and enjoy a free vegetarian BBQ! The Union’s shuttle bus will be available from 20:00 to get you home safe.

Open Bike Night // Glen Eyre Halls // 15:00 – 20:00

Live music… pedal powered! Hop on one of our bikes and generate power for a musical evening.

Thursday 26 April

Change Our World Fayre // Building 42, Highfield Campus // 11:00 – 14:00

Join us to find out more about how we can positively change the world around us. We will be joined by Stand Up To Racism, Effective Altruism, Blackfish, Marxist Society, FemSocSelf-Empowerment Society. Get ready to try I’m A Student….Get Me Out Of Here with some yummy bug tasting!

Introduction to Beekeeping // 58 / 1023 (Murray) // 14:00 – 15:00

The Union is hoping to cultivate our own bee hive! If you think you may be interested in helping to look after the hive, or you would like more information on beekeeping in general, come along to this introduction with Dr Chris Jackson.

Afterwards, there will be the opportunity to apply for a short, intensive beekeeping course that will give you the skills you need to look after the bees this summer, starting Wednesday 02 May!
Places are limited so please sign up only if you know you can attend: Introduction to Beekeeping

Friday 27 April

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust // Building 42, Highfield Campus // 11:30 – 13:30 

Find out how you can get in involved with protecting the sea life in the Solent!

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