Sustainable Campus tours

02 Nov 2018
10.00-12.00

Sustainable Campus tours


Flinders University

Visit the Tonsley Innovation District and 6-star green star Community, home to Flinders University Engineering College. Take a tour around the precinct on Flinders University Autonomous Shuttle and see first-hand, how this award-winning site is driving innovation, entrepreneurship and economic opportunity.

From Tonsley, travel 5 minutes to Flinders University’s main campus at Bedford Park and tour the campuses newly constructed 1.25MW solar car park. Learn how the project team transformed this ‘out of the way’ car park into the car park of choice for staff and students.

Take a short walk to Flinders new Market Garden and speak with passionate students about how they got the project off the ground and their plans for the future. Refreshments will be provided in the garden.


Anticipated length of tour:

90 minutes, plus 60 mins travel time.


Numbers:

Numbers are limited to 24.


Transport:

SHUTTLE BUS PROVIDED: Meeting point is Gate 23 at the University of Adelaide, North Terrace at 9.30am.

A shuttle will transport tour participants the 30 minutes to the airport following the tour. Alternatively, there are bus and train transport options back to the CBD.

 

 

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University of Adelaide, Waite Campus

Visit the University of Adelaide’s beautiful Waite Campus.

Tour the award-winning Plant Accelerator, a custom-built research and analysis facility, which provides state-of-the-art automated imaging infrastructure for plant phenotyping.

Take a stroll through the Alverstoke Orchard and Waite winery, and learn about the newly established Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre, and future infrastructure works under the University’s Campus Sustainability Plan.

Enjoy refreshments in the Urrbrae House historic precinct and gardens.


Anticipated length of tour:

80 minutes, plus 30 mins travel time.


Numbers:

23 people max.


Transport:

SHUTTLE BUS PROVIDED: Meeting point is Gate 23 at the University of Adelaide, North Terrace at 10.00am

 

Waite campus Alverstoke Orchard Plant Accellerator