Greenweek  – Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th October

Green week aims to create an atmosphere that is fun, engaging and supportive by focusing on the positive changes we can make together, and celebrating our successes. You can keep up to date on our facebook page

Monday 3 October Green Week Events List



Sustainable Transport

9-5 pm Sustainable Transport Fair feat. Cycletricity – Enviro Team, Transition, AU – Outside the Union

1:05 – 1:50 pm – ‘Natural heritage impacts of renewable energy developments’ – talk from Mr Kenny Taylor, Renewables Policy & Advice Officer at Scottish Natural Heritage – Forbes Rm, Irvine Building

4:30 pm Botanic Garden Volunteer Appreciation Event

6 pm Hummus Making Skillshare – Transition – Transition Office

7 pm Saving the Sungazer Lizard Talk – Wildlife Soc – Union, Large Rehearsal Room


Tuesday 4 October

Wildlife/ Conservation

9-6 pm Book Reading Marathon of ‘This Changes Everything’- Union, Small Rehearsal Room

2-3 pm Eden Golf Course Tour – Meeting at the Golf Academy

5 pm Bike Pool at DRA – Transition – Nisbet Room

6:30 pm – This Changes Everything FREE Screening – School 2

7:30 pm – Documentary “Vanishing Giants” – Save the Elephants – TBC

8 pm – Environmental History Social – History Social –  Aikman’s


Wednesday 5 October


2 – 4 pm Coursework and Junk Mail Origami – On the Rocks – The Union, Society Room D

2- 4 pm Grow your own Food – Transition Edible Campus – Community Garden (across from the Observatory)

3 pm Recycled Poetry Workshop – Inklight – St Mary’s Quad

3 pm – 3 am 12 Hour Charity Cycle and Toasties – STAAG – TBC

6:30 pm David Attenborough Documentary Night – Wildlife Soc – Union Large Rehearsal Room


Thursday 6 October

Sustainable Economy

12- 2 pm Grow Your Own Food – Transition Edible Campus – Albany Park

5-6:30 pm Bike Pool at Albany – Transition – Portakabin, Albany

5:15 pm Investing for a better future – Arts Lecture Theatre

6 pm Money – the good, the bad, and the ugly – Arts Lecture Theatre

6 – 9 pm Glass Bottle Painting and Paper Flower Making – Craft Soc – Club 601

7 pm – Sonic Sea Documentary – WildSoc – Buchanan Lecture Theatre


Friday 7 October

Conscious Consumption

3-5pm- Vegan dessert skillshare- Vegan/vegetarian Soc

2pm- 5pm- Grand Bazaar- Thrift Soc- 11b Greyfriars

3pm-6pm- Pop Down Cafe- 11b Hope Street

4pm-4:30pm- East Sands Beach Clean+Art project- Art Soc

5:30pm-8pm Cowspiracy screening- Byre Theatre, top floor- Environment Subcommittee

7:30pm-9pm- ReHarvest Potluck- TBC- Enactus

Saturday 8 October


9am-5pm- Glen Clova field trip- Geography Society – Trip to Glen Clova with coach transport, with Prof. Doug Benn. Cost around £10.

10am-12am- Coastal Path clean- East Sands path- Breakaway soc

10am- 5pm- Autumn Festival- Botanic Garden- Transition & Botanics

10:30am-3pm- Sports Day (Green Run at 11:45)

12am-1:30pm- Willow weaving skillshare- The Kernel (Botanics)- Transition

4:30pm-5:30pm- An Interactive discussion on the harmful effects of plastic- Sandy’s Bar- oikos


Sunday 9 October

10am-5pm -Autumn Festival- Botanic Garden- Transition & Botanics

11am-12am- Chutney making skillshare- The Kernel (Botanics)- Transition

2pm-3pm Cider making skillshare- The Kernel (Botanics)- Transition

7pm-Sunday Dinner for green societies- Mansfield- Vegan/Vegetarian Soc

7:30pm- 9pm-Sunday Dinner- Mansfield- Vegan/Vegetarian Soc

7pm-8pm -Oxfam pub quiz- Whey Pat- Oxfam