Footscray Uni Town event series

The Footscray Uni Town event series will explore ideas, present research and provide opportunities for the community to have robust discussions with leading thinkers, planners and dreamers.

Always take your dog for a walk, even if you don’t have one!
Ways we can move more and sit less

We all know that physical activity is important to our health and that low levels of activity and too much sitting have been associated with a wide range of health problems. Delivered by the leading international authority on sedentary behaviour and physical activity, Professor Stuart Biddle, learn what encourages physical activity, why we sit too much, and practical steps to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Victoria University
Footscray Park Campus, Building L, Room L114
8 October 2014
6-7pm

The politics of art and representation
10x20x30 = 10 speakers, 20 images, 30 seconds

Ten exceptional arts practitioners, theatre makers, actors, visual artists, academics and comedians will shed light on ‘the politics of arts and representation’. The evening will cross diverse conversational landscapes from power discourses, innovation, and answering the who, what, how, where and why of art and representation.

Footscray Community Arts Centre
30 October 2014
6-7.30pm

Footscray University Town
A conversation
Leading architects and urban planners will explore the local, national and international interpretation of the University Town concept. Charles Landry, founder of the ‘creative city’ concept, will join in conversation with principal Architect Rob McGauran, and Executive Director of Queensland University of Technology’s creative industry precincts, Susan Street.

Victoria University
Footscray Nicholson Street Campus, VenU, Nicholson Street
5 November 2014
5-7pm

For more visit footscrayunitown.com.au