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Overview of society
UPXR is a platform for students conscious, concerned or ready to learn, about the climate and ecological crisis. Although using the wider Extinction Rebellion name we have our own principles within the demands. There is a community of XR universities that support each other to bring about change, regarding our education.
We want our education system to:
TELL the TRUTH - Openly talk about climate change across all courses, we suggest during the introduction week.
ACT NOW - Addressing the current financial funding, we are investing and accepting from the wrong industry; let's get green!
CITIZENS ASSEMBLY - Student voices need to be heard. Discussing our courses is great, but how can we bring other concerns to the university?
**WE WILL NOT BE DISTURB OR STOP STUDENT FROM STUDYING - WE ARE NON VIOLENT AND NON-ARRESTABLE**
Socials and Events
Every week we hold a society meeting to discuss the following week's plans and any XR notices, date and times are always on our Facebook page.
Next Events (more info on our Facebook, or give us an email):
26th - Climate Change: Heading for Extinction
28th February - SU: Swap Shop
28th February - Greta marching in Bristol
5th March - Inter - society debate
24th April - Party for the Planet
We are planning joint events between Debate, UN and Gov society to address the concerns students may have about our presents and how we can tackle climate change together.
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