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.

UBC Vancouver faculty members are invited to join an information session to learn more about the Sustainability Education Fellows program with grants of up to $20,000 for interdisciplinary faculty teams developing sustainability-related curricula...

Sustainability Photo Pop-Up Exhibition

Plug Yourself into UBC Research: a Series for Undergraduate Students

Emotions and Saving the Planet

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Climate Emergency Week

Climate Emergency week at UBC seeks to convene and energize communities of climate action at UBC. Join our events, workshops and activities, and take collective action for justice, people, and our planet.

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.

SDG Week Canada

SDG Week Canada is a national collaboration featuring workshops, panels, and other interactive programming to increase awareness of and engagement with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on university and college campuses.

Climate Justice Series

In response to the focus on climate justice as part of UBC’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency and recommendations from its Climate Emergency Task Force (CETF) Report the UBC Sustainability Initiative launched the Climate Justice Series, featuring sessions that examine climate justice from various perspectives, locally and globally.

Events by Date

Past Events

Thu, February 7, 2013 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $495. Understanding the range of advanced energy options to meet future energy needs is critical as government policy, business strategy and consumer decisions drive the adoption of new, sustainable energy systems. Learn the environmental,...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 11:30
Thu, February 7, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. FREE - Please Register. Learn from the experiences of a successful sustainability educator, troubleshoot your personal challenges, and brainstorm new ways to integrate sustainability into your curriculum. Location: CIRS Centre for...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 05:00
Thu, February 7, 2013 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. What: Free lunch with an informative presentation or two Speaker: Bud Fraser, Water and Zero Waste Engineer, Campus Sustainability When: February 7, 2013, 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Join us to learn how you can minimize your...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 04:45
Tue, February 5, 2013 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. FREE - Please Register . Connect Express workshops explore the 4 quadrants of Connect and provides extensive support as you revise or build your own course. Designed to provide maximum impact, each Connect Express session...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 06:00
Fri, February 1, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join a panel of UBC Soil Science faculty members for a seminar entitled: "Innovations and Challenges in Teaching" Friday, January 4, 3:00 to 4:00 pm Room 154, MacMillan Building, 2357 Main Mall Speakers: Drs Maja Krzic, Hans Schreier...
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 08:00
Wed, January 30, 2013 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $1,250. Based on the 2010 international Passive House training program (CEPH), this interactive course offers the practice and tools needed for Passive House construction – the world’s leading standard in low energy, sustainable...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 11:30
Tue, January 29, 2013 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - please register. Connect is UBC's new Learning Management System that supports technology-enhanced teaching and learning. It is used to organize and present teaching and learning materials, facilitate class...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 06:00
Fri, January 25, 2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Richard Boase, Environmental Protection, District of North Vancouver for a seminar on "Urban water management strategies – North Vancouver District" Friday, January 25, 2013 3pm - 4pm MacMillan 154 All are welcome! Part of the...
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 03:00
Thu, January 24, 2013 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM UBC Robson Square. $990. BRENDA MARTENS, LEED AP BD+C JASON PACKER, LEED AP BD+C CHRISTIAN CIANFRONE, LEED AP BD+C EESMYAL SANTOS-BRAULT, LEED AP BD+C Gain in-depth familiarity with the LEED-NC 2009 Rating System in preparation for the Professional...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 23:30
Wed, January 23, 2013 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please register. Are you an Instructional Designer who is involved in supporting faculty to improve their learning environment or teaching practice? Interested in knocking down walls and connecting with other...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 06:45