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We organise and host events and activities throughout the year for students and staff to get involved in. This page is updated regularly to show our upcoming activities, as well as sharing local and national events. If you have any questions about upcoming events, or would like to host your own, please email Green Chester.

Climate Cafe 

Climate Cafes are monthly events for students and staff to discuss climate issues that interest them or to listen along. We run online and in-person climate cafes, click here to join our MS Teams channel for notifications of the next cafe.

The next Climate Cafe is Thursday 26th January, Binks CBK106/2 from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. 

University Allotment

The University has space for students/staff to grow fruit and veg and we run regular allotment sessions. If you would like to get involved, please join our Allotment MS Teams channel or email Green Chester.

Let's Talk Transport

The Let’s Talk Transport group facilitates discussions around the barriers to sustainable travel and look for potential solutions. The group is open to both staff and students and is held on the first Wednesday of each month in Binks 106/1, 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

  • Wednesday 8th February – Public transport
  • Wednesday 8th March – Car use
  • Wednesday 5th April – Active travel

The three meetings above will be focused discussions around the barriers to travel on specific transport modes.

  • Wednesday 10th May – Contextualising sustainable transport.

We will seek to understand what our university and city could look like with a sustainable transport network, what this would take and any barriers there may be to its implementation.

  • Wednesday 14th June – The transport accessibility gap

This meeting will unpack the issues surrounding accessibility and sustainable transport modes.

Carbon Literacy Training

Carbon Literacy Training is a day's worth of training, looking at the science behind climate change and the practical ways we can make a difference. The training is interactive and comprised of presentations, discussion groups and quizzes. To sign up to a training session below, please email Carbon Literacy

  • Tuesday 31st January & Thursday 2nd February – 10am to 1pm, online
  • Wednesday 22nd February – 9am to 4pm, Churchill CCU105
  • Wednesday 22nd March – 9am to 4pm, Tower CTW204
  • Wednesday 5th April – 9am to 4pm, Westminster CWE219/1