Green Initiatives 2023


January 2023

In Januariy VESTING organised an exam-lunch. During this lunch, students were able to take a break from studying and relax. With this lunch we hoped to reduce the stress from the students which was experienced as a great succes. 

February 2023

In February, the VESTING Board organized the Health Game. This was a training with physical and mental health objectives. During this game, members could write their own personal health plan using AI-tools such as ChatGPT. This game was led by Daan Warmerdam. 


March 2023

In March, the VESTING Board gave away free plants to her members. This was to give the members a chance to make their room more green.


April 2023

In April, the VESTING Board cycled through Groningen on a carrier cycle to collect old clothes from members for het ‘Leger des Heils’. In total, members donated more than 27 kilos of clothing. These clothes can be given to people in need. 

May 2023

In May, the VESTING Board made sure the goodie bags of the Freshmen Symposium and the Conference were purchased such that waste is minimized. After these events, all the goodiebags were taken and VESTING didn't have any goodies left.

June 2023

In June, the VESTING Board organized Vegetarian Monday! On this day, VESTING distributed healthy vegetarian food boxes around Groningen, for members to eat with their fellow study members.

July 2023

In July, the VESTING Board ordered new VESTING Notebooks for in the VESTING Shop such that members can puchase notebooks for their studies. These notebooks were ordered at Groenprint

August 2023

In August, the VESTING Board ordered green goodies for the new freshmen members. Examples of these goodies are: green dices and VESTING playing cards ordered at Groenprint. 

September 2023

In September, free fruit was available to all members in the VESTING Room. With this free fruit VESTING aims to improve the lifestyle and health of its members.

October 2023

In October, the VESTING Board ordered recycled paper at Groenprint such that VESTING doesn't print on normal paper. At some activities VESTING has to print which can be done on recycled paper from now on.

November 2023

In November, VESTING participated with Movember! During the whole month, males grew their mustaches and females ran 250km in order to raise money for charity. With 25 participants, we raised over 1400 euros!

December 2023

During the Christmas of December 2023, VESTING participated in "De Grote Kerstkaartenactie" of the Ouderenfonds. In the weeks before Christmas, VESTING Members could write a Christmas card for lonely elderly people.