On Friday (03.06.2022) the Day of Sustainable Development was organized at the Faculty of Chemistry, to which students and pupils of primary and secondary schools were invited. The event was held under the patronage of the Rector of the University of Gdańsk, Prof. Piotr Stepnowski, the Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry, Beata Grobelna, PhD, DSc, prof of the UG and the Dean the Faculty of Economics, Professor Monika Bak, PhD, DSc, Prof of the UG.

The programme of the event abounded in lectures and workshops. Participants could take part in a “zero waste” fashion show, a quiz with prizes “Buy responsibly!” and in a workshop prepared by the Centre for Sustainable Development.

We encourage you to watch photos and a film prepared especially for this occasion by the students of the Chemical Business Scientific Group:


Zero Waste (EkoCover Young Leosia ft. Żabson – Jungle Girl)

Authors: Marek Chajduk and Kewin Andrzejewski

The aim of the Sustainable Development Day at the University of Gdansk is to promote, support the idea and realisation of the goals of sustainable development by initiating projects that promote the application of sustainable development principles in all areas of social life and economic activity. The event has an European scope. Its aim is to include the University of Gdansk in the European network of actions to promote sustainable development as part of the European Sustainability Week.

The event is organised as one of the tasks of the Science Club project at the University of Gdansk – known and unknown faces of science, coordinated by the Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry, Beata Grobelna, PhD, DSc, prof of the UG, Vice-Dean for Development and Cooperation with the Social and Economic Environment, Magdalena Markiewicz, PhD, Director of the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences, Barbara Pawlowska, PhD, DSc, Prof of the UG and Izabela Szlagowska, MA, from the Faculty of Chemistry. The project is implemented as part of the Social Responsibility of Science Programme of the Ministry of Education and Science. The main theme of this year’s event is the fight against consumerism.

Find out more about the Sustainable Development Goals:


Event details on the project website: