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

Fri, January 4, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join John Ines, Dean, Faculty of Forestry and Forest Renewal BC Chair in Forest Management for a seminar entitled: "Are we managing the world’s forests sustainably?" Friday, January 4, 3:00 to 4:00 pm Room 154, MacMillan Building,...
Friday, January 4, 2013 - 08:00
Wed, December 26, 2012 9:00 AM - January 9, 2013, 4:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Recycle your Christmas Tree December 26, 2012 – January 9, 2013 9:30 am – 4:30 pm $5 Suggested Donation Tree chipping fundraiser benefitting Thunderbird Elementary School Community members are encouraged to drop off...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 02:00
Sat, December 8, 2012 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM See description. Location: East Parking Lot of Nat Bailey Stadium - 30th & Ontario Street See website for more information: The Cycling Resource Centre of the AMS Bike Co-op is a gateway to all things relating to...
Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 03:00
Mon, December 3, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. We are pleased to welcome Prof. Wildbard Kombe for a guest lecture on "Climate Change, Planning and Food Security in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania." Monday, December 3rd from 3 to 4 PM Location: MacMillian 350 About the speaker: Wildbard...
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 08:00
Sat, December 1, 2012 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Come to the UBC Applied Biology / Soil Science mini-open house! Saturday December 1, 9:30 to noon MacMillan Building, Room 102A Topics include: -Urban agriculture -Oil sands reclamation -Green-house gases -Water & Food Find out...
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 02:30
Thu, November 29, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $150. Explore the basic LEED requirements, terminology and strategies for designing and documenting a Durable Building per the CSA S478 (R2007) guideline. Benefit from case studies and examples from completed projects to illustrate what...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 11:30
Mon, November 26, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. . Title: Water and Energy Connection: Relevance to Developing Communities? Speaker: Dr. Madjid Mohseni, Professor of UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering & Scientific Director for RES’EAU-WaterNet Location: UBC Hugh Dempster...
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 08:00
Sat, November 24, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM UBC Robson Square. $395. Leadership in sustainability requires us to draw on personal strength in new and uncharted ways. This course helps build your inner capacity for effective leadership by connecting with the values and passion that sustain us as...
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 02:00
Sat, November 24, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM MICHAEL SMITH LABORATORIES. the Passion Project presents FOOD, a conference to delight your tastebuds. WHEN: November 24th 10:30 AM to 3 PM WHERE: Michael Smith Labs Join us for a day of inspiring speakers and engaging local initiatives that will get you...
Friday, November 23, 2012 - 17:00
Fri, November 23, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fipke Centre. Free. The impact is up to you! Save the World Week - November 19-23. Superhero Photo Shoot 10:00am-12:00pm Fipke Foyer Share how you look out for our planet! For more information, contact: Adam Goodwin 250.807.9276 www...
Friday, November 23, 2012 - 03:00