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The Greta Thunberg statue was unveiled at the University of Winchester

A life-size statue of activist Greta Thunberg, was unveiled at the University of Winchester although it was described by critics as a "vanity project".


A £ 24,000 bronze statue of the 18-year-old environmental activist has been placed on the University of Hampshire campus to reflect her values ​​around sustainability and social justice.


It's believed to be the first mockup of the Swedish activist since she gained international attention by starting a climate strike at the school in 2018.


After a year of work, the statue was unveiled, and it was funded by the university as part of the £ 50 million West Downs Center development.