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This society is for students/staff who are vegan, vegetarian or are interested in learning more. Membership - free!
~katch4n.github.io? - Everything About Veganism!
~https://veganspeak.org/vegan-arguments/ - The best simple document to understand veganism
~https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcVR2OVxPYw&vl=en-GB - Why It's Time To Go Vegan | Animal Rights Speech 2019 | Alex O'Connor, Tel Aviv
~https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL03LZR09P2gQJyBgHk_XE8gbj8j9uFs8G - 30 days, 30 excuses
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a22XxXP3nU8 - This Man Will Inspire You - James Aspey
~https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27886704/ - Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Vegetarian/Vegan Diets
~https://www.bda.uk.com/resource/british-dietetic-association-confirms-well-planned-vegan-diets-can-support-healthy-living-in-people-of-all-ages.html ~https://josephpoore.com/Science%20360%206392%20987%20-%20Accepted%20Manuscript.pdf - British Dietetic Association - Vegan Diets
~https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es6U00LMmC4 - Best Speech You Will Ever Hear - Gary Yourofsky
~https://youtu.be/LQRAfJyEsko - Dominion (2018) - full documentary [Official]
~https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AYOViszK_A&list=PLv32N1u9E2UmYtKCgBvpKPKVZYVxBjbdJ - VEGAN 2019 - The Film
~https://m.imgur.com/a/UK1fd5r - Vegan excuses
~https://youtu.be/OA55lVeY22Y - CosmicSkeptic responds to: 'Vegans are Extreme!
~https://www.loveholidays.com/holidays/vegan-travel-guide/ - A practical guide to travelling as a Vegan or with other dietary requirements
How to travel as a vegan - including tips on researching trips, knowing about destinations, and helpful phrases for ordering vegan food abroad.
Advice on vegan-friendly travel apps and websites to help you plan where to eat and common mistakes to avoid as a vegan traveller.
Other useful links and resources for travellers about planning a holiday as a vegan.
1.16% of the population of Great Britain were vegan in 2019, compared to 0.25% in 2014, with the UK launching more vegan products than any other nation in 2018.
In analysing Google search trends, Chef’s Pencil found that the UK is the most vegan-friendly country in the world, followed by Australia and Israel (as of 2020).
It’s not uncommon for people to develop allergies to certain foods. Research has found that over 20% of the UK population are affected by one or more allergies.
We let everyone in! No one is excluded from the group even if you are not vegan... yet. It is for students/staff who are vegan, vegetarian, or are interested in this lifestyle and would like to participate in creating activities that promote veganism. Events include potlucks, vegan product taster sessions, documentaries/films, socials, attending vegan events, activism workshops.
Firstly join our society on the Strath Union Webpage, then you can join our FB group/messenger group chat where we post our upcoming events and discussions. If you want more information, feel free to send an email to the society, stating your registration number. Membership is free: you are welcome to join at any time!
Send an email to the society. Let us know your skills (such as organisation, events planning) or simply send in your CV and we will find an applicable role.
Dominion (2018): Looks at the worldwide suffering, cruelty and usage of animals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQRAfJyEsko
The Game Changers (2019): Busts common myths about a vegan diet and shows athletes striving on plant-based diets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ove9b16OeR4
What the Health? (2017): Looks at the Pharmaceutical Industries, and the health impacts of animal consumption.
Cowspiracy (2014): Looks at the environmental impacts of animal consumption.
Earthlings (2005): US based. Hidden footage showing the horrific day-to-day practices of what happens in the Livestock Industry. Warning - this may trigger/upset viewers especially since it includes footage of animal cruelty.
Land of Hope and Glory (UK ‘Earthlings’ Documentary 2017): Includes recent footage from the Livestock Industry from various sites in the UK.The hidden truth behind UK animal farming - featuring approximately 100 facilities across the UK and never before seen undercover footage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvtVkNofcq8
Glasgow is one of the most vegan-friendliest cities in the UK alone. Increasingly restaurant chains and supermarkets are bringing out more vegan options and ranges on their menus and prodcuts. Discover all the vegan restaurants and cafes here in Glasgow;
My personal vegan playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv32N1u9E2UmYtKCgBvpKPKVZYVxBjbdJ
Get your membership now and be part of Vegan Society.