QUT 2022 Sustainability Week

22-26 August.

Sustainability Week 2022 is shaping up to be jam-packed full of sustainability-focused events and activities across QUT faculties, research centres, operational areas and the student guild, with keynote speakers, expert panels, expos, maker events and markets being planned. QUT encourages our staff and students to attend events and welcomes our local communities onto campus to join in and learn more. Check back regularly for more information and events as details are finalised.


Please see updated program here: link

23rd August 2022 9:30am- 1:30pm Sustainability Makers Market

Venue: Old Government House, QUT Gardens Point campus

24th August 2022 11:00am-1.00pm Creative Hearts, Minds and Actions healing the Earth

Venue: QUT KG-E block Data Wall

Gain knowledge and inspiration from environmental activists from across southeast Queensland by visiting this interactive digital display brought to you by the Faculty of Health.

The exhibit was developed through an Honours research project using multimedia to describe ways in which community members are building more resilient communities. Come, be inspired, and learn about ways you can get involved! No registration required.

24th August 2022 11:00am-1.00pm Papermaker Event- Upcycling library books

Venue: QUT Library, outside Entrepreneurship, Level 2
Kelvin Grove campus

Learn how to make jewellery and origami out of upcycled library books. This event is brought to you by QUT Library and Entrepreneurship. No registration required.

26th August 2022 12:00pm-1.00pm Dr Chadden Hunt on “Attenborough and the Environment: Do nature documentaries really help sustainability?”

Venue: QUT Gardens Theatre and livestreamed

Queensland filmmaker and biologist, Dr. Chadden Hunter has spent the last 20 years working alongside Sir David Attenborough directing the world’s most famous nature films. Join him for a fascinating multimedia journey through the secrets of wildlife filmmaking during QUT’s Sustainability Week 2022. Along the way he’ll share never before seen footage and ask thought-provoking questions about whether glossy nature shows actually do anything for global sustainability.

Register: In person event | Online

 26th August 2022 10:00am-11.00am Ken + Julie Yotenani on “To be Human” exhibitions

Venue: QUT Art Museum

Please join us for this special Sustainability Week 2022 exhibition floor talk as we showcase our research, our teaching and our operational activities with a focus on environmental sustainability in the QUT Art Museum.

To coincide with QUT Sustainability Week and the To Be Human exhibition, join Renae Belton for a floor talk of what is the first major survey exhibition of Australian-Japanese artist duo Ken + Julia Yonetani.



Start Date: 22/08/2022 [add to calendar]
End Date: 26/08/2022