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

Thu, October 11, 2012 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM 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. . Learn what an architect’s role and responsibilities are on a LEED project in this six-hour course. Examine strategies...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 23:30
Tue, October 9, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. Environment and Society Series Climate, Ecology and Politics: How Unconventional Natural Gas will Reshape BC Karena Shaw, Political Science, University of Victoria Room 212, Geography Building (1984 West Mall), UBC 5-6:30 pm, with...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 10:00
Fri, October 5, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Roger Beckie, Professor, Groundwater Hydrology with UBC Earth and Ocean Science, for a seminar on: "The mineralogical, hydrological and biogeochemical controls on drainage from waste rock at the Antamina Mine, Peru: An overview"...
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, October 4, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $150. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . Benefit from examples of design strategies and documentation to learn about buidling sites. This session covers erosion...
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 11:30
Wed, October 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. The LFS Orchard Garden will be screening Isabella Rosselini's acclaimed series "Green Porno", a series of educational web videos about the mating habits of animals and insects. -7:00pm in the Garden -BYO Blankets & snacks -Cookies...
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 12:00
Wed, October 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM See description. no charge, but online registration required. WHERE: Kelowna Community Theatre -- 1375 Water St. Open to the Public Extinction or Survival: The Global Biodiversity Crisis Wade Davis is a well-published scholar and Explorer-in-Residence at the...
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 12:00
Tue, October 2, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. Principal's Series: Thinking at the Edge of Reason: Interdisciplinarity in Action Henry Yu, St John's College; Andrew Riseman, UBC's planned "Sustainability" College; Mark Vessey, Green College; Moderator: Patricia Vertinksy,...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 10:00
Tue, October 2, 2012 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. FREE. Please join us in the Land and Food Systems Orchard Garden for our 3rd Annual Harvest Celebration! Learn about our educational initiatives and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. Enjoy garden-inspried snacks and...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 04:00
Sat, September 29, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM See description. With consumers demanding higher standards of ethically and sustainably sourced products, and governments looking for carbon offset projects, we have an exciting opportunity to contribute to sustainable land use by combining trees with...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 02:00
Thu, September 27, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $395. Gain an understanding of today’s green marketing practices in Canada and the world’s leading sustainable products and services. Develop a toolkit of techniques, including how to avoid greenwash and consumer cynicism by building a...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 11:30