ADU’s Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) Team Win the Global Green Art Contest, and ADU Receives Recognition at The Annual SCI Appreciation Ceremony
19 December 2020
Abu Dhabi University’s Sustainable Campus Initiative team won a top prize in the Global Green Art Contest organized by DAEJAYON, an environmental NGO in South Korea.
The ADU team, named ‘Green Canvas’, created virtual events for students from universities around the world using Kahoot! contests, crossword challenges, online debate contests, and a recycled art event. They also demonstrated the sustainable culture prevalent in the UAE through a visit to the Umm Al Emarat Park, showing DAEJAYON the bronze sculptures of local animals installed by the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, as well as presenting pictures of hydroponic farming in the UAE.
In addition, our team participated in the ACT NOW campaign organized by DAEJAYON to encourage students to learn more about the UNSDGs. The competition exposed our students to the different environmental cultures in countries such as Indonesia, South Korea, Kenya, and Norway.
Green Canvas, consisting of Marcellin Premila Jerome, Asma Amiruddin, Safiya Faizan, Karen Angel, Nabiha Rehanuma, Clincy Cleetus, Sohaira Naveed Mira, Aqsa Gul, and Rania Abdalla Elhossary, won the best ‘Overseas Team’ award and will be representing ADU and the UAE in the Environment Forum for International University Students 2020. Congratulations to our students for their passionate participation.
Abu Dhabi University received recognition at the recent virtual annual Sustainable Campus Initiative appreciation ceremony for all the activities carried out over the last academic year. Borouge sponsors the Sustainable Campus Initiative run by the Environmental Agency, providing support, guidance, and methodology for university students in the UAE to commit to social responsibility and environmental stewardship. Follow the link to see the SCI appreciation ceremony.
ADU students actively participated in the environmental research projects and the virtual events of 2019-2020 under the mentorship of Dr. Jolly Jacob, Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Applied Sciences Department.