Sustainights ENG

Does climate news make you angry and worried? Do you sometimes feel alone and powerless? Do you want to learn more or do you want to get started yourself ? Do you want to improve the world, your campus, or yourself? Then we think you'll find your thing during the sustainights at the Green Hub. With info and discussion moments, workshops and various cool sustainability actions where we as students can take the lead and make a difference during the academic year.

Plans for the coming months

  • Tuesday, October 19 - 8 pm - Green Hub - Free - NL/EN

Game Night: Play in good company

Game Night, with a drink, a snack and some background music, is discovering the sustainable games cupboard of the Green Hub. And in the meantime, of course, playing away at all the other sustainable souls in the Green Community. Admit it, what could be more fun on a Tuesday night?

  • Tuesday, October 26 - 6 pm to 9 pm - Green Hub - Free - EN

Super Workshop: Active Hope

Have you been touched by the serious damage humans are doing to life on earth? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of the challenges we are currently facing? Steven Vromman and Ilse Simoens give you tools in a workshop to turn those feelings of powerlessness into strength and action, based on the book 'active hope' by Joanna Macy. Through experiential exercises you will be inspired to take responsibility within the context of your own life, based on your own passions and talents.

  • Tuesday, November 2 - 8 pm - Green Hub - Free of charge - NL/EN

Movie night: We'll keep you in suspense for a while

After a wonderful extended weekend, you can settle down in the Green Hub with a hot mulled wine and a reusable cup of popcorn. Meanwhile, you can join the other Green Comm's in enjoying our top movie. With playful post-screening of course.

  • Tuesday, November 9 - 8 pm - Green Hub - Free of charge - EN

Speakers corner: Climate justice

A just climate policy will be social or not", fortunately you hear it more and more. But what does this mean in practice? And what aspects does it refer to? Our speaker will give you a nice overview of this wicked issue. After this sustainight you will be able to roar along with the 'climate justice, now' slogan.

  • Tuesday, November 16 - 20h - Green Hub - Free - NL

Speakers corner: Fair Fashion

Even behind clean laundry hides a dirty story. The stains are visible, but the suffering of some clothes is invisible. Where exactly are the problems in the production chain? And above all, how do I ensure that work is done on fair clothing? Our two speakers will be happy to give you an explanation and the necessary tips & tricks.

  • Tuesday, November 23 - 20h - Green Hub - Free - NL

Workshop: Good advice for climate discussions

Tonight you get the chance to learn the A-B-C of debating without getting stage fright. The instructors of the Debating Club of Ghent will give you some interesting pointers and will immediately set to work with you on some interesting climate issues. An opportunity not to be missed that we will continue to work on in the second semester.

  • Tuesday, November 30 - 20h - On location - 5 euro - NL

Workshop: Vegan cooking for students (to be confirmed)

Do you want to develop or improve your vegan cooking skills? Then this is the workshop for you! Together with about 20 other students, you will be immersed in delicious vegetarian cooking on student size by a real chef in a real kitchen.

  • Tuesday, December 7 - 8 pm - Green Hub - Free - NL

Workshop: Make the world more sustainable through your piggy bank

The world listens to the language of money and even your first savings can make a difference. What distinguishes a sustainable bank from the classics? What exactly is the importance of Divestment? And how can you make the difference? In this workshop you determine the criteria that your dream bank would meet. Triodos Bank staff will be happy to discuss these with you.

  • Tuesday, December 14 - 8 pm - Green Hub - Free of charge - NL/EN

Fun Night: Sustainable karaoke

We close the first sustainable post-coronary semester with a sparkling Christmas karaoke with a green thread. Sing, listen, dance and/or laugh. You pick, we play. And then go into the block with a fresh head of course.

Location

Green Hub, first floor UFO (Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33)

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