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.

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Past Events

Fri, November 23, 2012 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Speaker: Alisha Hackenin, MSc student, Soil Science, Supervisor: Maja Krzic Topic: Understanding student experiences in a modified PBL approach to teaching Sustainable Soils Management Date & Location: Friday Nov 30, 3:00 - 4:...
Friday, November 23, 2012 - 02:00
Thu, November 22, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Through the 15-year UBC Public Realm Plan, we are making significant investments in new and upgraded infrastructure to support the goals in Place & Promise: The UBC Plan. Location: IK Barber Learning Centre, Main Lobby (East Mall...
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 06:00
Thu, November 22, 2012 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM Fipke Centre. Free. The impact is up to you! Save the World Week - November 19-23. Trash Talk: A closer look at waste reduction at UBC 10:30am-2:30pm UNC Foyer See the results of this fall's campus waste audit. For more information, contact: Adam Goodwin...
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 03:30
Wed, November 21, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fipke Centre. Free. The impact is up to you! Save the World Week - November 19-23. Movie: H2Oil 6:00-8:00pm UNC Theatre An in-depth look at Alberta's controversial oil sands. Fee snacks! For more information, contact: Adam Goodwin 250...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 11:00
Tue, November 20, 2012 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Fipke Centre. Free. The impact is up to you! Save the World Week - November 19-23. Green Police All day Campus Be on the lookout for the Green Police - keeping the campus safe from recycling slip-ups! For more information, contact: Adam Goodwin adam.k...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 02:00
Mon, November 19, 2012 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Fipke Centre. Free. The impact is up to you! Save the World Week - November 19-23. Sustainability Info Fair 12:00-2:00pm Fipke Foyer Learn more about green things on campus and how to get involved! For more information, contact: Adam Goodwin adam.k.goodwin@...
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 05:00
Mon, November 19, 2012 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Fipke Centre. Free. The impact is up to you! Save the World Week - November 19-23. Cruise the Blues: Waterstop scavenger hunt All week Campus Get acquainted with water filtration stations on campus! Scavenger hunt: Monday-Thursday. Prize draw: Friday. Stop...
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 02:00
Fri, November 16, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. This week in Soil Science Speaker: Stephanie Grand, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Michigan State University and previous UBC Soil Science PhD graduate Topic: Soil organic carbon dynamics and pedogenesis in a managed BC coastal forest...
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, November 15, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $300. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . This six-hour course designed by Morrison Hershfield focuses on the requirements that are the responsibility of the...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 11:30
Wed, November 14, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM See description. no charge, but registration required. WHERE: Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre -- 3800 - 33rd Street, Vernon Open to the Public "We must now speak environment, economy, foreign policy, health and human rights in the same breath,"...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 12:00