SDG1 No Poverty
Gain an insight into the drivers of poverty and homelessness in Victoria through storytelling and discussion, activating reflection and expanding understandings in social justice
SDG5 Gender equality
Participate in a gender equality workshop that analyses the effects of gender stereotypes and how it negatively impacts the development of an equitable society
SGD6 Clean water and Sanitation
Delve into the impacts of human induced environmental change on Melbourne’s fresh water supply through observation, investigation, data collection and analysis.
SDG7 Affordable and Clean Energy & SDG13 Climate Action
Explore the connection between energy production and climate change and the political and social choices available to Victorian society. Students discover how electricity is generated, understand the impacts it has on climate change, and the important role renewable energy plays in Victoria’s future.
SDG9 Industry Innovation and Infrastructure
Discover future-forward innovations in technology that support sustainable business transitions.
SDG11 Sustainable Cities and Communities & SDG14 Life Below the water
Spend a night camping on Phillip Island and participate in hands-on workshops that actively promote sustainability. Students join conservation projects that can involve planting trees for habitat, collecting seed for propagation, or helping with weed removal. Learn to identify native plant species and their vital interactions in the ecosystem. The second workshop explores rock platforms and discovers how diverse creatures survive in a constantly changing environment.
SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production
Meet with leaders in the Circular Economy space, and talk about this approach as a key economic mechanism to create a more sustainable future
SDG15 Life on the Land
Delve into a full day program allowing for complete immersion in practical sustainable land practices. Get your hands dirty in the community garden and learn the skills to grow your own food. Participate in the latest sustainable building project. Gain an understanding of passive solar design and make your own creation from up-cycled materials and natural seasonal objects.
SDG17 Partnerships for the Goals
Collaborate in an highly interactive full-day simulation of the UN General Assembly during which student delegates step into the shoes of UN ambassadors from countries around the world to discuss contentious global issues – with the aim being to find the best possible solution through dialogue, negotiation and multilateral diplomacy.