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Burnley Open Day: July 17

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on June 22nd, 2011

17 July , 2011
10:00 amto3:00 pm

Australia’s best horticulture and environmental management courses – at your fingertips. At this year’s Burnley Open Day you’ll learn all you need to know about sustainable gardening and horticultural practice at Melbourne’s famous heritage-listed Burnley Gardens. Delivered in partnership by the University of Melbourne’s School of Land and Environment and Friends of Burnley Gardens, you’ll learn about our courses in horticulture and environmental management, listen to free lectures by horticultural experts, and attend specialist workshops, forums and seminars on leading sustainable gardening practice, including pruning, watering and fertilizers, and setting up a veggie plot. There’s even a range of activities for the kids.

More than just an Open Day. An experience for the whole family.

Program available soon! Complete the enquiry form to register your interest.

Sunday 17 July 2011, 10am-3pm



Accredited Sustainability Courses from the National Centre for Sustainability at Swinburne

Posted in Research by Ferne Edwards on November 21st, 2008

I’m often asked by Sustainable Melbourne readers about where they can learn about sustainability at a university level. The information below about courses in sustainability from Swinburne should be of some help! If you’d like to add other related courses at different institutions please do – comments are welcome in the box below this post.

Applications are now open for the Diploma of Sustainability and the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability offered by the National Centre for Sustainability at Swinburne. Places are limited. For further information visit http://www.swinburne.edu.au/ncs.

Diploma of Sustainability
The Diploma of Sustainability introduces students to sustainability concepts and explores how they can be Read the rest of this entry »