Events and activities
Featured sustainability events
Have you ever conducted a waste audit at home to examine what it is you are disposing of? Maybe you are curious, or you would like to come up with ways to eliminate or reduce certain items, or maybe you have kids that need an activity? Whether you’ve conducted a waste audit before or you are new, we would like to help in creating awareness about the waste being sent to landfills every day.
Conduct your at-home waste audit today!
Explore Sustainability at virtual orientation
Sustainability project funding? Check. Sustainability internships and volunteering opportunities? Check. Sustainability course options? Check. We've gathered all the information you need to integrate sustainability into your time at Concordia.
Check out our "exploring sustainability" booth until December 1!
Sustainable Concordia: Organizing Sustainability
Organizing Sustainability is a free 8 week course that takes place in the Fall and Winter semesters, introducing the basics of community organizing for sustainability and environmental justice. It is open to students, community members, and others interested in environmental and social advocacy. Spaces are limited!
The deadline to apply is September 15th.
Sustainability Project Showcase
The Sustainability Action Fund is inviting new and returning students to its Fall 2020 Project Showcase Orientation event!
This event will give sustainability project leaders with SAF funded projects an opportunity to share their projects, experiences, and engagement opportunities with students. The showcase will be followed by a brief Q&A with the participants.
This event takes place September 17.
Black Student Career Development
A collaboration of epic proportions, numerous organizations and associations are coming together to provide you with the space, tools, and opportunities you need to reach your career aspirations!
So, join us on Saturday, September 19th, 2020 for the opportunity to meet with Concordia alumni, industry professionals, recruiters, and a diversity of motivated undergrads. Firms will be represented by professionals on panels, breakout room conversations, and networking.
This event takes place September 19.
Sustainability Ideation and Networking Session
As a follow up to its Project Showcase on September 17th, the Sustainability Action Fund invites students to their Ideation and Networking Session.
Students with an interest in starting a project can come and share their ideas with two staff members from the SAF and other interested students and project leaders. Check out the SAF website for info on what kind of projects they fund.
Come chat with us more about your idea and how to bring it to fruition at Concordia University!
This event takes place September 24.
Concordia Food Coalition: Bite Me! orientation week
This year, join us at our annual weeklong orientation to learn about how race impacts food and what we can do about it. Amidst the global uprising for racial justice, the CFC will host a week-long series of thought-provoking and action-oriented events to inspire food justice on campus and beyond. Meet and learn from BIPOC activists and leaders in the food justice and food sovereignty movements.
This event takes place September 28 - October 2.
Sustainable Concordia's Cyber-AGM !
Sustainable Concordia's Annual General Meeting is open to all students. The organization will be updating the community on the 2019-2020 year and members will vote on key organizational processes-- as well as electing this year's Board of Governors! In keeping with these strange times, the theme of the SGM will be cyberpunk.
This event takes place on September 30.