Environmental Events

relating to environmental sustainability

Numerous environmentally related events are held on campus and in the wider community. These include hands-on practical activities - such as tree planting, clearing invasive weeds and litter, and gardening - as well as healthy recreational activities - such as hikes, fun runs, and club outings - and educational events - such as public lectures, seminars and movies.

Follow the links below to find out more. 

Regular Environmental Events:


                           TERM 1 
February RU Orientation Week Environmental Expo RU Steve Biko/Union Lawns (t.b.a.) 
Student AffairsSRC
March  SciFest Africa All over town Scifest
March 21 International Day of Forests and the Tree  UNEP -
March 22 World Water Day  UNEP -
March 30 Earth Hour Earth Hour SRC
                              TERM 2 
April 22 Earth Day  UNEP -
May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity  UNEP -
June 5 World Environment Day  UNEP -
June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification  UNEP -
                                TERM 3
July  RU Trading Live RU Community Engagement RUCE and SRC
September 16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer  UNEP -
                                TERM 4
September 26 World Environmental Health Day  IFEH -
September 24 (Tue) RU Environmental Awards RU Environmental Committee Enviro Committee
October 16 World Food Day  UNEP  -
November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict   UNEP -

Go to the Rhodes University ENVIRONMENT front page. Suggestions/Questions? Contact environment(at)ru.ac.za

Last Modified: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 17:19:16 SAST