Our senses cannot detect UV so it can be damaging without us knowing. There is a huge variation in UV levels across Australia. The UV level is affected by a number of factors including the time of day, time of year, cloud cover, altitude, proximity to the equator, scattering and reflection.
The College takes up the challenge issued by Pope Francis to protect our common home and to bring humanity together to seek a sustainable way forward for future generations to come.
“We received this world as an inheritance from past generations, but also as a loan from future generations, to whom we will have to return it!”—Pope Francis, meeting with political, business and community leaders, Quito, Ecuador, July 7, 2015
Through education and dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet, we can play a part in shaping attitudes and concern within the College community, which in turn, has the potential to influence beyond the sphere of the school alone.