Join Dr. Laura Tansley, for a series of lunchtime sessions open to UG, PGT, and PGR students in the College of Arts, focusing specifically on the University of Glasgow Graduate Attribute ‘Ethically and Socially Aware’.
Guest speakers will discuss how ethical and social awareness in relation to sustainability and the environment supports their work, how students can engage with this skill in their academic and personal development, and how it can transfer to a variety of professional and community contexts.
Session One: Andrea Fisher, The Children’s Wood
12.00 – 13.00, Wednesday 8 March
In this session we are joined by Andrea Fisher from The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow. Andrea will talk about her work in community building, organising, and activism, as well as outdoor education, and a variety of other strings to her bow. Come along to explore skills related to sustainable community work!
Session Two: Romane Boyer, Creative Carbon Scotland
12.00 – 13.00, Wednesday 15 March
In this session we are joined by Romane Boyer from Creative Carbon Scotland. will talk about her work on the Green Arts Initiative and Edinburgh Festivals, and, as a recent graduate, her journey through undergraduate and postgraduate study and securing her ‘dream job’ with Creative Carbon Scotland.
Session Three: Louise Oliver, Paisley Book Festival and UofG Alumni
Booking information for Session Three will be available soon.
Invited guest speakers will be working specifically in areas related to sustainability and the environment, from a broad range of professional and community roles related to the Arts sector and beyond, in order to illustrate the variety of destinations available to College of Arts graduates related to sustainability and environmental work and practice.
These sessions will also provide a platform for opportunities available to students to engage with sustainability practices both within and outwith the University of Glasgow.