Success!! Imperial is once more a Fairtrade University.


Free Tea & Coffee Mornings

Just as we did last year, for one week during December, we handed out free hot chocolate, tea and coffee to all every morning. I think everyone appreciated the caffine boost to get them through those last days of term. Some asked us why we were doing so but only because we had not yet [...]

FT Soc at RAG Bake Sale

Doing our part for charity, the Fairtrade Society grouped together to support the RAG bake sale by handing out cups of hot tea and coffee. The event was in aid of “Save the Children” and in all, ¬£??? was raised! Thanks to all those who came along to support!

Ben & Jerry’s all you can eat (again!)

unfortunately we were all so busy this time, nobody remembered to snap any pictures! If you took any, please post them on our facebook wall:¬†  

Freshers Fair 2012

Freshers fair this year was great thanks to all of the kind sponsorship donated by Divine, ASDA, Ubuntu and.. (I need to check the others!) We had a stall handing out lots of free tastes of fairtrade products and we set up a coconut shy for everyone to have a bit of Fairtrade fun! have [...]

Wine and Cheese Night

Sample the many wines and cheeses. Enter the raffle. Win the quiz. Enjoy the company! Details When: Thursday 8th March 2012 Time: 19:00 – 21:30 Where: Huxley 344 Tickets Advanced Member: ¬£5 Non Member: ¬£6 On the door Member: ¬£6 Non Member: ¬£7 Tickets can be purchased at the Fairtrade Fortnight Stalls. Prize Draw Don’t [...]

Speakers and Discussion

Fairtrade and the impact of ethical consumption in improving producer’s conditions. Snacks provided! Details When: Tuesday 6th March 2012 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Where: EEE 508 Prize Draw Don’t forget that for every ICU Fairtrade event that you attend over Fairtrade Fortnight you get one entry into the prize draw. All you need to do [...]

Body Shop Beauty Night

Treat yourself to a wide variety of cosmetics! Details When: Monday 5th March 2012 Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Where: Chemistry Common Room Tickets Advanced: Member: ¬£1 Non Member: ¬£2 On the door: Member: ¬£2 Non Member: ¬£3 Purchase your tickets at the Fairtrade Fortnight Stalls. Prize Draw Don’t forget that for every ICU Fairtrade event [...]

Tea and Coffee Tasting

Sit down and relax after a long week! FREE Tea, Coffee & a variety of vegan milks. Plus, Ms Cupcake ethical vegan cupcakes for sale. Details When: Friday 2nd March 2012 Time: 17:00 – 18:00 Where: SAF Foyer Prize Draw Don’t forget that for every ICU Fairtrade event that you attend over Fairtrade Fortnight you [...]

Ben and Jerrys Night

Yes, it’s back! All you can each Ben & Jerry’s has returned for Fairtrade Fortnight 2012. Details When: Thursday 1st March 2012 Time: Session 1: 18:00 – 19:30 Session 2: 20:00 – 21:30 Where: Union Activity Space 1 Tickets Advanced: Member: ¬£3 Non Member: ¬£4 On The Door: Member: ¬£4 Non Member: ¬£5 Purchase your [...]

Fairtrade Debate

The Debating Society are hosting a special debate for Fairtrade fortnight. Details Topic: Is Fairtrade the best way of improving workers’ conditions in developing countries? When: Wednesday 29th February 2012 Time: 12:30 – 14:00 Where: Blackett LT1 Prize Draw Don’t forget that for every ICU Fairtrade event that you attend over Fairtrade Fortnight you get [...]

Fairtrade Pub Quiz Night Feb 2012

Come to the Union pub and enjoy a round of Fairtrade pub quiz! We’ve got ¬£50 worth of prizes to be won – surely, you don’t want to miss out on a chance of picking that up? Scroll down this post to get some Fairtrade trivia practises in with our online quiz. Details Venue FiveSixEight/Union [...]

Fairtrade Christmas Market

Come along to the ICU Fairtrade Christmas Market! When: Wednesday 3rd December 2011 Time: 11:00 – 14:00 Where: Beit Quad

FREE Tea and Coffee Mornings

Come and grab yourself a FREE cup of Fairtrade Tea or Coffee and snacks all next week in the SAF Foyer!! You can even pick up ideas for Christmas presents, Fairtrade ones of course!! Date:   Mon 5th Dec 2011  -  Fri 9th Dec 2011 Time:  9:30am Р10:30am Where: SAF Foyer Some photos so far:

Ben and Jerrys Ice-Cream Night

All you can eat ice-cream and refreshments. Find out about what Fairtrade is all about and support the cause! Some may have noticed that since 2006, Fairtrade logos have started appearing on our favourite ice-cream. By the end of this year B&J will be sourcing every possible ingredient as fair-trade in every ice-cream they produce!! [...]

The Developing World Deserves a Fair Deal Talk 3 Mar 2011

This talk will be given by a student volunteer from Christian Aid, Ms Hannah Griffiths. She will discuss how Fairtrade is being promoted by the international development charity within the developing world and provide an insight into their wider campaigns on topics that include tax justice. The presentation will also demonstrate how we can all [...]