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Getting your hands dirty

If, like Arnaud, you enjoy the psychological benefits of touching, feeling, getting your hands all over nature but don’t have easy access to an allotment, then have a look at Landshare. By putting landless growers in direct contact with landowners who have soil to spare, Landshare brings together people¬†who have a passion for home-grown food. Whether you want to learn a new skill, fill your lungs with fresh air, or simply save some money on groceries, spending a few hours in the muck is likely to be a ‘fruitful’ experience with lasting environmental – and judging from Arnaud’s experience – personal benefits.

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OPEN CALL: Student moderators

Here’s your chance to get involved with one of the highlights in Linacre’s – if not Oxford’s – annual calendar: the Linacre Lectures!

For the first time ever, we are looking to arrange a Q&A session with each guest speaker, subsequent to their lecture (ie. the following day). This will enable the audience to target specific areas of interest, and give us the rare opportunity to pick the brains of these preeminent scholars, who will have travelled from far and wide in order to share their insights.

We want to use this opportunity get students – particularly Linacrites and/or those reading non-environmental degrees – directly involved in the running of this high-profile event, and so we are looking for Student Hosts to moderate the Q&A sessions.

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