PICS: 23,000+ Statue of Great Thunberg Installed at British University, Angering Staff

PICS: 23,000+ Statue of Great Thunberg Installed at British University, Angering Staff


The University of Winchester has unveiled its almost £24,000 statue of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, angering staff who have faced years of cutbacks.

The £23,760 ($32,700) bronze monument to the teenager, who was elevated to international prominence by global leaders after she began skipping classes at her publicly-funded school on Fridays to protest a perceived lack of action on climate change, was slammed as a “vanity project” by staff at the university.

The Winchester branch of the University and College Union (UCU) said that although it “supports the role that Thunberg has played globally… This money should have been better used by preventing redundancies and other cuts at the university” after years of austerity.

A life-sized statue of Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg is pictured after being unveiled on the campus of the University of Winchester in Winchester, Hampshire on March 31, 2021. – The £24,000 bronze statue which has

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