We hope your exams went well and that you’re making the most of the holidays! While we’re taking a bit of break ourselves, we’re also slowly getting ready for Semester 2. It's only 2 weeks before orientation! USC Eco will take part in O’Week at the Sippy Downs and Fraser Coast campuses again this semester, and we’d love … Continue reading Call for O’week volunteers
Nature elevates the human spirit. It ignites passion, inspiration, creativity and purpose. And it's the driving force behind why more than a quarter of a million people participate in National Tree Day each year. Celebrate Mother Nature and get your hands dirty! Maleny: Saturday, 29 July, 10:00am to 12:00pm Coolum: Sunday, 30 July, 8:00am to … Continue reading National Tree Day
We're ramping up! We're getting busy! We need your help! If you're keen on getting involved and the idea of hands-on involvement in our existing and upcoming projects rocks your boat, let us know! We're looking for members to become more engaged with all the organising work needed to pull together awesome events and successful … Continue reading Call out for volunteers
USC Eco will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday 5 April at 12pm (week 6) at the Student Guild. We'll run general elections for 2017 Co-Directors to form the USC Eco Board of Directors, so make sure you're there if you want to try it out or want a say in who will lead the club this … Continue reading USC Eco annual general meeting
The Community Nature Conservation Program is ran by the Sunshine Coast Council and supports the community to conserve and restore our natural environment in council reserves. If you want to take part into restoration work, such as planting and weeding, there are many community groups on the coast you could join!
As the world population is set to reach over 9 billion by 2050, the global food demand is expected to increase by 70%, particularly in developing countries where meat production will rise by up to 58% from today (FAO, 2009). Experts actually predict the cost of food will rise significantly by 2030 as a result … Continue reading Fight climate change from your kitchen table!
Have you been considering growing your own food for a while, but haven't done anything about it, maybe because you don't have the space at home or you don't know where to start? We have a solution for you - Join The Moving Feast at USC! With weekly working bees every Wednesday at 7:30 am, … Continue reading The Moving Feast at USC
We will be on the ground during Semester 1, 2017, seeking support for a carpooling scheme at USC. We'll be asking students who are queueing to pay for their parking if they support our campaign and want to add their voice to our petition. Where? Pay station near the Building K demountables When? Week 2, Monday 6 March … Continue reading Carpooling at USC – Sign our petition!
USC Eco will be at USC Market Days again in Semester 1, 2017! We'll be holding a stall to spread the word about our projects, get signatures for our petitions, and recruit new members. When Tuesday 7 March - 11am to 1pm Tuesday 28 March - 10am to 2pm Thursday 27 April - 10am to 2pm Tuesday 16 … Continue reading USC Market Days
We've got something better than Splendour in the Grass for you this year... ? USC Eco Members on the Grass ? While we’ll still have two general meetings each semester for all the formal stuff, we’re also introducing a weekly catch-up for members this year. We’ll be lunching (BYO) on the lawn area outside of Building … Continue reading Members on the Grass