Universities and Tertiary Education Providers Application
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Lead contact name and position
This person may be contacted by the Fair Trade Association in case of any queries about this application.
University/ Tertiary Education Name
This is where we will send the certificate, poster and information
must be met in order for the community to receive its initial Fair Trade Communities recognition.
1: Student Union / University Council Resolution
Date of Student Union and University Council resolution:
Details (Please state the exact wording of the resolution:
Where / for what do you use Fair Trade products? E.g. staffroom, fundraising, uniforms, award prizes.
2: Establish Steering Group
Details of Steering Group (names, organisations of members, roles within Steering Group):
Dates of meetings:
3. Fair Trade products made readily available on campus
Number of outlets (cafes, shops etc.) selling Fair Trade products:
Details of outlets (name, contact details and type and brand of Fair Trade goods provided)
4: Use Fair Trade products in on-campus meetings, department and student union offices, kitchenettes and staff rooms
For each of these on-campus areas, what percentage use Fair Trade products?
List each area using Fair Trade products and what products are used in each of these areas (type and brand).
If possible, please list the amount that is spent over a 6 month period on purchasing Fair Trade products in each area (this figure can be used as a progress measure).
5: Promotion of Fair Trade
List details of promotional plans and achievements. Please attach copies of any relevant documents, articles or other media coverage if possible.
Details should include: Activities & events that have taken place and are scheduled.
Promotional materials used, and details of where and how they have been used.
Suggested initiatives are not necessary for obtaining or maintaining recognition. However, the community is encouraged to pursue the additional suggestions as a means of broadening the influence of Fair Trade products and principles, as an organisation and within the broader community.
Please provide details of the proposed suggested initiatives you have used or plan to use:
Provide a timeline of suggested initiatives and goals, including details of strategies to meet the goals, and progress already made.
Tell us why you applied to become a fair trade university
Privacy and Consent Information
I/We hereby apply to become a Fair Trade University / Tertiary Education Provider:
The name (but no other details) of your organisation will be displayed on our listings (print and web) of organisations that have signed up to Fair Trade Communities. PLEASE TICK this box to be listed.
Fair Trade Communities New Zealand can inform you about local events, including Fair Trade Fortnight. If you’d like to be informed they may periodically contact you. Only your name and email address will be passed to official Fair Trade Network coordinators. PLEASE TICK this box to be listed
Fair Trade Communities New Zealand may send an E-Newsletter to all Communities to give updates and information about the Fair Trade movement. This will be sent to the email address provided on your application form. PLEASE TICK this box to be put on the mail list.
By submitting an application you are confirming support from the Student Union, Council (if applicable) and members of the Fair Trade Steering Group.
Thank you for applying to become a Fair Trade Community.
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