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Nadia Harduar

Sustainability Officer

Office of Associate Vice-President, Operations

401 Sunset Ave. Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

Room 610, Chrysler Hall Tower

519-253-3000 ext. 6352

Sustainability Peer Educators (Summer 2023)

Brahmjot Singh (He/Him)

  • Program/Major: MEng Environmental Engineering (2nd Term)
  • Hometown: Ambala, India
  • What you hope to learn this term: Being an environmental engineering student, I would like to enhance my skills and experience in the field of sustainability. I hope to deepen my understanding of sustainable practices and develop practical solutions that can inspire others to embrace a more eco-conscious lifestyle.
  • How do you engage with sustainability? I actively engage with sustainability by participating in community clean-up events, volunteering with local environmental organizations, and advocating for sustainable practices among my friends and peers.
  • Favourite quote: "The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." - Robert Swan
  • Favourite reusable item: Stainless steel water bottle, which I always carry with me so that I can reduce consumption of single-use plastic bottles.

Folakemi Folami (she/her)

  • Program/Major: Master of Materials Chemistry and Engineering (2022-2023).
  • Hometown: Nigeria
  • What you hope to learn this term: I am interested in joining the team because I am excited about researching on sustainability best practices and collaborating with campus and/or community groups on a variety of initiatives and campaigns to share, educate and increase sustainability awareness with staff, faculty and students.
  • How do you engage with sustainability? I engage with sustainability by eating more plant-based meal and using re-useable grocery bags.
  • Favourite quote: "You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make" –  Jane Goodall
  • Interesting fact about sustainability: Being green is more than just buying ‘eco’. It is an unshakable commitment to a sustainable lifestyle. – Jennifer Nini

 Jana Jandal Alrifai (she/her)

  • Program/Major: Environmental Studies with a GIS certificate (3rd year)
  • Hometown: Windsor, Ontario
  • What you hope to learn this term: I am looking forward to learning more about the university's sustainability efforts. I am interested in navigating environmental policies through an institutional perspective.
  • How do you engage with sustainability? I am a part of different environmental organizations on and off campus like the JULL Club and the Windsor-Essex Youth Climate Council.
  • Favourite quote: “I would say that there exist a thousand unbreakable links between each of us and everything else, and that our dignity and our chances are one. The farthest star and the mud at our feet are a family[...] We are at risk together, or we are on our way to a sustainable world together. We are each other's destiny.” - Mary Oliver, Upstream

Orges Saliu (he/him)

  • Program/Major: Computer Science
  • Hometown: Tirana, Albania
  • What I hope to learn this term: I am excited to join the team to expand my knowledge in sustainability and its intersection with technology. I believe that incorporating sustainable practices in the field of computer science can have a significant impact on creating a greener future.
  • How I engage with sustainability: I actively participate in recycling programs and advocate for sustainable practices in my community. Additionally, I enjoy learning about renewable energy solutions and ways to reduce carbon footprints.
  • Favorite quote: "The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." - Robert Swan

Below are list of some student clubs relating to sustainability, approved through UWSA. For an up-to-date list, please visit UWSA's Clubs website

The Jull Environment Club

Campus Community Garden

Engineers without Borders

Bike Windsor Essex

UWindsor Good Food Hub

Lancer Green Fund