The UAB will no longer generate 13,017 tonnes of CO2 each year thanks to the acquisition of 100% sustainable energy, equivalent to the emissions generated by 36,000 train trips from the UAB to Barcelona every day during an entire year.
During the month of August, UAB campus services will have special opening hours and some will close for a short period. Train and bus lines to and from campus will also function on different timetables.
Given the high temperatures foreseen for the next few days, the UAB Area of Prevention and Support offers safety measures for all members of the university community.
The UAB aims to raise 15,000 euros through a crowdfunding campaign to contribute to helping refugee students continue their university studies.
From 17 to 21 June, the UAB organises a new edition of the Erasmus Staff Week, where administrative members from different worldwide universities spend a week at the UAB.
On 14 May the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology presented 50 anys del moviment estudiantil a la UAB, half a century of student activism in celebration of the UAB's 50th anniversary. The presentation took place at the faculty's conference hall.
From 3 to 23 June, the SAF offers a summer promotion for all members of the university community with no registration fees in both in-person and online registrations.
The documentary I hate New York (2018) by Gustavo Sánchez will be screened on 14 May in Sala Cinema de la UAB on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphohbia and Biphobia. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Gustavo Sánchez the movie’s director; Gerard López, film editor and former UAB student; and Alma Pereira, representative for the LGTBI+ society “Sin Vergüenza UAB”.
The competition will begin on 16 May at 10 a.m. at the Sala de graus of the Doctoral and Graduate School. The event will consist in ten PhD students who will have a maximum of four minutes to defend their thesis. At the end of the competition the jury will select the two best thesis and all those attending will be able to vote for the thesis they liked best.