Success!! Imperial is once more a Fairtrade University.


Unfortunately, following the start of the year, two members of our committee have decided to step down. We have since held re-elections featuring the remaining icecream from our recent Ben & Jerrys event and have successfuly filled all comittee positions. The team is now as follows: Chair: Matthew Work Seceretary: Fangjia He Treasurer: Susan Dingley [...]

2011-2012 ICU Fairtrade Society

A very busy year and I hope you will all join me in thanking a very strong team. Having hosted a vast array of events, selling Fairtrade merchandise, creating custom hoodies for our supporters, holding competitions, elections and hopeful keeping you all thoroughly entertained, we have been instrumental in regaining imperials Fairtrade status. We have [...]

AGM 2012

Elections were held at the end of the academic year 2012 and the following 4 positions were filled: Jula Humphries – Chair Fangjia He – Seceretary Aditya Narayanan – Publicity Officer Marc Young – Web Officer

Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 – Success!

Its a little late but fairtrade fortnight 2012 is over and I need to tell you about what happened! so we had big plans over the 10 days, first up was the pub quiz. unfortunately due to a booking error, although we had organized to use the union, the RCSU had also organized a pub [...]

Fairtrade Fortnight Stalls

Come along to the Fairtrade Fortnight Stalls where you can purchase tickets to all the events ICU Fairtrade are hosting and much more! Details Date: Monday 27th February 2012 Time: 11:30 – 13:30 Where: SAF Foyer Date: Wednesday 29th February 2012 Time: 11:30 – 13:30 Where: JCR Date: Wednesday 7th March 2012 Time: 11:30 – [...]

Fairtrade Cooking Competition

The annual Fairtrade Fortnight is soon upon us!  To kick-start the festivities the ICU Fairtrade Society is hosting a competition to find the most scrumptious ethical chef at Imperial! How to enter Simply cook your amazing meal (it can be any type: starter, breakfast, tea, dinner, dessert, etc.) Write up your recipe including the ingredient [...]

Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

ICU Fairtrade Society wll be hosting a number of exciting events over Fairtrade Fortnight where we’ll be asking you to ‘Take A Step‘.   Prizes Cooking competition: ÂŁ30 ethical Supermarket Voucher, 2 Fairtrade Cookbooks. Flyer Prize Draw: TBD Wine & Cheese: Raffle: TBD, Quiz: TBD Details When: 27th February 2012 – 11th March 2012 Prize [...]

ICU Fairtrade Hoodies

ICU Fairtrade are working closely with Epona who produce a wide range of Fairtrade clothing. We have created the design below which are no longer available to order. However, there are a few left over which can be purchased. Price: ÂŁ16 Ordering: email with your size (S/M/L/XL)

Fairtrade at Imperial

If you are looking for gifts this Christmas then Fairtrade has a lot to offer. Imperial’s union shop stocks a variety of products including arts and crafts items, Jewellery and a large range of hoodies and tops. If you are looking for something a little smaller there are plenty of Fairtrade chocolates and a selection [...]

Fairtrade`s Guiness World Record

It’s a bit late but thank you everyone that helped us last year. We did it! Fairtrade now has a Guinness world record! For those who don’t know, last year we along with many others across the country offered the public the opportunity to show their support. Individuals were given a blank fair-trade cotton piece [...]

Brain Freeze!

Ben and Jerry’s night last week went like a dream! everyone enjoyed themselves and we ended up with plenty of icecream to spare at the end! there were 8 flavours available and plenty of drinks and snacks. Dispite a minor incident, the new candyfloss machine was a big hit and many found themselves playing with [...]

Fresher Fair 2011/2012

Wow! Thank you everyone who stopped by our stall, We had an amazing day, probably the most popular stall in the JCR and have managed to get well over 300 new names onto our mailing list. More people on the list which hopefuly will translate to more members and the ability to host more frequent [...]

Contribution to the Oxfam Unwrapped Education project

Dear all This is just to announce that the Fairtrade Society 2010/11 has contributed part of our profits generated from Fairtrade Fortnight to the Oxfam Unwrapped Education project. Oxfam The information below, regarding the project, is taken from Oxfam’s website: Sherlyn Jargbah, a pupil at Gray D.Alison School in Montserrado County, Liberia, loves conforming to [...]

AGM aka. Handover

Dear all, Michele is sad. Fairtrade Fortnight has come and gone, and now we, aka. the committee, have to pass our duties to the next generation. (You guys better do a good job! ) Here is just a few ‘thank you’s and ’goodbye’s. I’m rather emotional. Got a Differential Equations test tomorrow. To Noor, Lynn, Simon and Misty: Looking [...]