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New communications officer for the Student Green Office

Hello I’m Ellie, your new communications officer for the Student Green Office.

I’m a multimedia journalism student going into my final year in September, which all seems to have flown by! I much enjoy living and studying in Canterbury as there always seems to be somewhere nice to visit.

My journalism course has meant I have met up with lots of different people to conduct interviews and experienced covering live events, which are two things I would like to bring to this blog over the next year.

I would really like to consider the sustainable development goals a lot more in the blog by creating regular posts about what our local area is doing to encourage sustainability in this part of the world. This project will enable me to meet with lots of local people, get interviews and pictures which I can put into the blog to hopefully make it more engaging for our readers. I hope to keep our social media accounts active and get more people following us!

I feel really excited to have been given this opportunity and look forward to getting stuck into it properly in September. I really want to push the blog out there so it is seen by more and more people over the next year.

 

 

 

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Walk Ways collaborative campus walk

Week four of the Walk Ways guided campus walks saw a group of our University staff take on a collaborative walk created by Sonia Overall.

The walk was planned to be playful and experimental, which it certainly lived up to as the team were tied together by the legs.

With trust in their team member’s hands, the group shared bundles of laughter as the interesting session took place.

See their journey below:

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The walk started with the group connecting by holding on to each others shoulders, as one individual led the group through campus.

They then picked directions from a bag which asked them to turn in circles, move in a figure of eight and walk on edges, all while linking arms.

As you can imagine a few passers-by wondered what was going on!

Some worried faces appeared from the group when Sonia informed them that the next activity would involve them being tied together at the legs.

However, they soon overcame their initial fear and found a technique which meant they stayed on their feet and avoided any unwanted falls.

The Walk Ways guided campus walks are a great way to take time out from your usual daily activities and to experience something new. This walk definitely gave the staff some time to escape from any day to day thoughts and to think about nothing else but the task in hand.

Sonia was also very pleased with how her walk went:

The Futures Initiative fund the Walk Ways guided campus walks, which have been designed to encourage people to see and experience their surroundings in an unusual way.

Both students and staff are welcome to attend the walks and we encourage more people to try something new!

The next walk is to be held on Wednesday 17th May, for more information click here.

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