Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

Climate Change & Energy
The climate emergency is one of the most pressing issues of our time. At this pivotal moment, the decisions and actions we take today will reverberate beyond our own borders and lifetimes.

Pathways to Indigenous Equity: An Indigenous Lens on Health Systems Transformation & Research

The Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy 5th Annual Conference - Governing Territorial Food Systems: Legal Obstacles and Opportunities

Go by Bike Week

Human Well-being & Social Systems

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

Events by Date

Mon, September 20, 2021 12:00 AM - Sun, September 26, 2021, 12:00 AM See description. Science Literacy Week (September 20-26, 2021) showcases the many ways people of all ages can explore and enjoy the diversity of Canadian science. This year, Science Literacy Week has partnered with Environment and...
When:
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 00:00
Running errands? Heading to the beach, or looking to get some fresh air around your neighbourhood? Join UBC in Go By Bike Week . Get more out of your trip while enjoying the spring weather, improved health and a lower carbon footprint, and help UBC reclaim its place as regional Go By Bike Week/Bike...
When:
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 09:00 to Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 21:00
Location:
Vancouver
Wed, September 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. There are many ways to become involved in politics, but it can be challenging to identify opportunities. This workshop examines civic engagement and provides a brief overview of opportunities to get involved, with a special focus on...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 10:00
Thu, September 23, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. This event for Science Literacy Week will be held online using Zoom. Have you ever shaken your head at your uncle during Thanksgiving, wondering how on earth he could support an idea that you stand firmly against? The past year has...
When:
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 13:00
Presented by the UBC Sustainability Scholars Program: A conference on urban sustainability research What happens when you give bright and engaged students real-world sustainability problems to solve? UBC Sustainability Scholars are helping to generate real change in the world. Join us on September...
When:
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 13:00 to 17:00
Location:
Online (Zoom link to be provided prior to the event)

Past Events

Fri, September 10, 2021 12:00 AM - Sun, December 5, 2021, 12:00 AM MORRIS AND HELEN BELKIN ART GALLERY. Free admission.
When:
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 00:00
Mon, August 16, 2021 4:00 PM - Wed, August 18, 2021, 4:00 PM See description. The Commonwealth Forestry Conference is an international forum for foresters, and all those with an interest in the forestry sector to exchange knowledge and experience. It is organized by the Standing Committee on...
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Monday, August 16, 2021 - 16:00
Mon, August 16, 2021 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM See description. The Commonwealth Forestry Conference is an international forum for foresters, and all those with an interest in the forestry sector to exchange knowledge and experience. The 2021 Conference will be virtual and relates to all of the different...
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Monday, August 16, 2021 - 06:30
Thu, July 29, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM See description. The heatwave that occurred in western Canada in early July 2021 broke temperature records in many areas, causing possibly over 600 excess heat-related deaths and a mass die-off of marine life along the seashore in British Columbia. Recent...
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Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 09:30
Thu, July 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. 50 pounds (for access to all 5 online lectures). Go Global is pleased to share that our partner university, University of St.Andrews, will be hosting their Summer Lecture Series, which will explore the concept of 'sustainability' across five...
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Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 10:00
Wed, June 16, 2021 12:00 AM - Tue, June 22, 2021, 12:00 AM See description. FREE. UBC Food Services presents Summer Sizzler. June is one of the most exciting times of year for foodies in British Columbia: It marks the official start of barbeque season, a bounty of fresh produce, and the most...
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 00:00
Wed, June 9, 2021 12:00 AM - Tue, June 15, 2021, 12:00 AM See description. FREE. UBC Food Services presents Summer Sizzler. June is one of the most exciting times of year for foodies in British Columbia: It marks the official start of barbeque season, a bounty of fresh produce, and the most amazing...
When:
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 00:00
Wed, June 2, 2021 12:00 AM - Tue, June 8, 2021, 12:00 AM See description. FREE. UBC Food Services presents Summer Sizzler. June is one of the most exciting times of year for foodies in British Columbia: It marks the official start of barbeque season, a bounty of fresh produce, and the most amazing...
When:
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 00:00
Thu, May 27, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. Setting aside natural habitats in parks is a major strategy for protecting biodiversity. Yet these parks are also increasingly important for human health and well-being. For example, in recent years outdoor recreation in parks has grown...
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Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 12:00
Tue, May 25, 2021 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. This event is a co-creation of the forestry faculties of the University of Helsinki, University of British Columbia, and Oregon State University. Its goal is to stimulate conversation around innovative ideas and build connection during this...
When:
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 08:00

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