Sustainabiilty Week Enschede

Come and visit the Sustainability Week Enschede from 4 to 11 October 2019! In this week the UT will organise all kinds of events to inspire you for a sustainable future in cooperation with the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week, A.S.V. Taste, ARISE and others.

What can you expect during this week?

Activities will be organised for you, from a symposium to a festival. We start the week with an opening event, hosted by the Dutch Sustainable Fashion week. This is one of the many fashion events they organise this week. Especially focussed on the UT and its partners there is also an sustainability market on the 8th of October. In total we have 11 big and small events planned for you, check out our complete programme for more information and to find the events that best suit your interest! These events will focus on all kinds of sustainability aspects such as food, innovation, health and nature. The activities will take place on the UT campus and in the city centre of Enschede. All events are open for everyone.

Sustainability week 2019 programme flyer
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Get inspired and find out how you can design your daily life to be more sustainable. Explore, discuss and contribute to a more sustainable world. Watch the video below for an impression of the sustainability week and to get inspired!

Sustain our World, Design your Future.


Opening Sustainability Week

The opening of the sustainability week takes place on Friday 4 October at 09:00 @DCW (Spoordijkstraat 132 in Enschede).

Sustainability Market
ARISE Symposium: Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is the third symposium of Arise, and will be held on 9 October 2019.. Location: Horst C101 (plenary sessions), and NH115/NH124/C101 (parallel sessions), in building 20 and 24 on the campus map. We start with coffee from 10:00-10:30, followed by a splashing morning session with inspiring plenary lectures, e.g. from Marjan Minnesma from Urgenda, Christian Struck from Saxion and Arjen Hoekstra from the University of Twente. After the lunch (12:45-13:45) we continue with three parallel sessions (13:45-15:45) on sustainable housing, sustainable mobility and sustainable consumption. The day is finalized (16:00-17:30) with a plenary lecture (t.b.a.) and networking drinks.

Click on this button to go to the website of the ARISE symposium: sustainable living.
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On this website you will find all the information about the speakers and the programme and it is also the place to sign up for the symposim for free!
Sustainability Festival
Fashion Events