Monthly Archives: March 2011

Easter Retreat Opportunities

How will you be spending your Easter vacation? For students who want to spend a few days celebrating their faith and meeting others of like mind, there are many affordable options around. You could, for instance, spend a week walking from … Continue reading

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Winners galore at the end of Fairtrade Fortnight!

Fairtrade Fortnight 2011 ends today, Sunday 13th March. This year’s Fortnight has seen many winners at the University of Glamorgan… Pro-Vice-Chancellor Helen Marshall was the ‘champion of champions’ in a pancake race held on the Students’ Union patio on Shrove Tuesday; … Continue reading

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More From Glamorgan Fairtrade Fashion Show 2011

Last week, Glamorgan’s Fairtrade group held a fashion show – this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight is promoting Fairtrade cotton and fashion products under the banner, “Show us your label!” But the goods on show didn’t only include clothing – there was … Continue reading

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Students’ Union supports Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade fortnight runs until March 13th. Don’t miss these bargains from the Students’ Union! – 5% off all Fairtrade products in the Union Shop Fairtrade Wine just £6 a bottle in the Randy Dragon Inn

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A Lenten Journey of Sorrow

On a lonely hillside, many hundreds of years ago, Jesus of Nazareth contemplated the painful journey he would have to make to his place of execution. Throughout the developing nations of our world, every morning, many thousands of labourers contemplate … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday events

Today, Christians mark the beginning of the season of fasting called Lent – a time for reflecting on the wrong decisions made in life, and for choosing a new direction. Many Christians mark this day by receiving ashes on their … Continue reading

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Two Fairtrade Opportunities on Shrove Tuesday!

Today (Tuesday 8th March) is a double opportunity for FairTrade! At 12.30, come to the Students’ Union for a pancake race – both the pancake toppings and other refreshments available will be FairTrade. Between 7 and 9 p.m. this evening, … Continue reading

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Catering Services supporting FairTrade fortnight!

Today is the half-way point of Fairtrade fortnight. If you haven’t already sampled Fairtrade products, it’s easy to join in! Catering services across the Glamorgan campuses support Fairtrade. Use your Fairtrade Loyalty Cards to collect 6 stamps and get a free … Continue reading

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St David’s Day marked by Fairtrade Breakfast

On St David’s Day earlier this week, the Chaplaincy held a breakfast meeting to pray for Wales, the world, and our global university community. Naturally, Fairtrade products formed a major part of the breakfast on offer!

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Glamorgan Fairtrade Fashion Show 2011

Last Monday, Glamorgan’s Fairtrade group held a fashion show – this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight is promoting Fairtrade cotton and fashion products under the banner, “Show us your label!” Below, you can see some of Glamorgan’s finest showing off their labels … Continue reading

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