2017 Sustainability Showcase: 26 September

The annual Sustainability Showcase is a day long event raising awareness of RMIT's sustainability initiatives whether it be research, infrastructure projects, learning and teaching or student opportunities.

This years showcase aims to provide students with information on how they can pursue sustainability throughout their university journey and into the workplace - regardless of their discipline of study. This years showcase coincides with National Green Campus Day; a day where educational institutions across Australia open their doors to the public for sustainable events and tours.

Event Details


Solar Installation - Building 253 Bundoora East campus

Inspiring Minds for Life and Work.

Title:

Green Campus Tour

Details:

Take a tour of the sustainability initiatives on the RMIT City campus. Highlights include:

  • Ngarara Place, our unique Indigenous courtyard
  • The New Academic Street which has transformed campus life
  • The new Bike Hub which provides a vibrant space for cyclists

Time:

10.00am–11.15am

Location:

The Francis Ormond statue - corner of La Trobe and Bowen Streets.
RMIT University, City campus

Registration:

Via ACTS.


Expo poster

Inspiring Minds for Life and Work.

Title:

Sustainable Global Opportunities

Details:

Employers and industry experts are increasingly expressing their desire for graduates who are sustainably and globally minded. Hear from those 'in the know' on opportunities available to you as a student to pursue sustainability around the world and incorporate this knowledge into your studies. Speakers include:

  • Catherine McConville - RMIT's Global Expierience Scholarships Coordinator and International Liason Officer
  • Dr Matthew Currel - Leader of OENG1113 China's Environmental Challenges study tour.

  • Edmund Horan - Coordinator of Sustainable Cities, a study tour base din France and open to students of all disciplines.

Time:

11.30am–12.30pm

Location:

80.04.19


RMIT University, City campus

Registration:

Via Eventbrite.


Expo poster

Inspiring Minds for Life and Work.

Title:

Pizza Lunch and Skillshare With Greening RMIT

Details:

Join Greening RMIT for a free pizza lunch skillshare workshop

Time:

12.30pm–1.30pm

Location:

Alumni Courtyard
RMIT University, City campus

Registration:

Via Eventbrite.


Expo poster

Inspiring Minds for Life and Work.

Title:

Pursuing Sustainability in the Workplace

Details:

RMIT aims to ensure graduates leave the University and enter the workforce socially, environmentally and culturally aware. Hear from some of RMIT's recent alumni and a PhD candidate on how they have furthered this mindset and implemented it into their professional lives since graduating. Each panel member comes from a different program and college of the University.

  • Sharni Wearne - Bachelor of Business graduate who now works at Medibank as Corporate Social responsibility and Indigenous Programs Lead. Currently in the process of completing her Masters of Business Administration.
  • Ben Coughlan - Bahelor of Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering graduate who now works as an environmental consultant at GHD
  • Ailish Ryan - Bachelor of Economics and International Development aho now works as an Environmental Planner / Sustainability Consultant with Kellogg, Brown and Root
  • David Meiklejohn - PhD candidate at RMIT with expierience in the NGO sector.

Time:

1.30pm–2.30pm

Location:

80.11.10
RMIT University, City campus

Registration:

Via Eventbrite.


Fairtrade celebration inmage

RMIT is a Fair Trade University.

Title:

Fairtrade Workshop

Details:

Join RMIT's Fairtrade Coordinator for a workshop on how to become a more ethical consumer both on campus and in your everyday life.

Time:

2.30pm–3.30pm

Location:

Garden Building, New Academic Street - 10.06.89
RMIT University, City campus

Registration:

Via Eventbrite.