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    Fairtrade Coffee Morning

    02/06/2017
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    As part of our continued support for Fairtrade, we are holding a Fairtrade Coffee Morning Monday 12th June 2017 in the Quad from 10am.

    Enjoy a free Fairtrade tea, coffee or hot chocolate from our stand in the Quad on June 12th.Fairtrade

    After the success of the first Fairtrade coffee morning in the Quad on April 4th, the second in the Sheppard Library on May 10th and the University being awarded Fairtrade University Status, we are delighted to host a third Fairtrade event with even more to offer.

    Hot beverages on offer include Tea, coffee and hot chocolate and it will be the debut of some premium snacks and some giveaways, seen for the first time on campus. Support Middlesex's commitment to Fairtrade, from 10am on Monday June 12th in the Quad.

    We will also be accompanied by Initial, our Corporate Branded Merchandise contract who has a large selection of Fairtrade products, a few samples AND 50% off offers!!! So what else could you possibility be doing with your Monday morning that is more important than sharing a free Coffee/tea/hot choc and having a chat with us!

    The University supports fairtrade by supplying Fairtrade products on campus and through our hospitality. Fairtrade is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK, represented by the Fairtrade Foundation. Fairtrade is a movement for change that works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners to make trade deliver for farmers and workers. The international Fairtrade system (which the Fairtrade Foundation is a part of)  represents the world's largest and most recognised fair trade system. We are a global organisation working to secure a better deal for farmers and workers.

    Why do we promote Fairtrade at the University?

    Fairtrade supports farmers and workers in gaining more from trade and through this they are empowered to control their lives. It is an alternative approach that is based on partnership; one between those who grow our food and those that consume it.

    With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their futures and lead the dignified life everyone deserves. With the University’s Vision, Mission and Values at the forefront of our minds we want to make a difference that counts in all aspects.

    Middlesex University encourage these small changes to your purchases by ensuring our merchandise and catering outlets have a selection of Fairtrade products available on campus.  From Fairtrade Hoodies and T-shirts to Joe’s Coffee, Jackson’s tea or a gluten free Flapjacks and many more!!

    The successful collaboration with our Merchandise and Catering suppliers has assisted with the University being awarded “Fairtrade University Status”

    Don’t hesitate to let us know your thoughts, tell us what events you’d like to see. Email us at fairtrade@mdx.ac.uk following us on twitter @mdxfairtrade

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