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, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $300.. Learn what to expect when you are planning for LEED certification in this six-hour course. Using practical examples, gain a detailed overview of the process including: project milestones and when they should occur; typical roles...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:30
Thu, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM See description. Free. You have an issue you’re passionate about – and you know all the information to back it up – but how do you convey that message to an audience that will promote action? You might need different goals and messages for government...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:30
Mon, September 17, 2012 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM UBC Point Grey Campus. Find out more about Common Energy UBC at one of our Welcome Events. Choose your team, meet the execs, and get to know CE UBC! We will be hosting three Welcome Events throughout September: Monday, Sept. 17 6-7:30pm Tuesday, Sept. 18 6-...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 23:00
Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Dr. Marcello Veiga, Professor with the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC for a seminar on "Artisanal Gold Mining: Pollution and Poverty Trap" Location: Friday Sept. 14, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, MacMillan 154 All...
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 08:00
Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. Come on out to this free-admission, all-ages event to celebrate celebrate food, music and community at Vancouver's unique urban farm! Please stay tuned for updates on our 10th annual event. This year, we're excited to feature: - Family-...
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 08:00
Mon, September 10, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Sustainability is a complex issue when viewed from a triple-bottom line perspective of people, planet and profits. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the origins of sustainability and the key concepts and drivers that...
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 11:30
Thu, August 30, 2012 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. Learn about basics of bike mechanics, cycling around UBC and greater Vancouver area, The Bike Co-op/Kitchen. Phone: 604.822.BIKE(2453) website: calendar: facebook group: https://www...
Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 04:00
Wed, August 29, 2012 3:30 PM - 3:30 PM FOOD, NUTRITION AND HEALTH BUILDING. Professor Nazlin Howell from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Guildford in Surrey, UK, will be speaking about her EU project "Improving food security by reducing post-harvest losses in the...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 08:30
Sun, August 26, 2012 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM See description. Location: Kits Farmers Market 2690 Larch Street at 10th Avenue, Parking Lot of Kitsilano Community Centre google map : The Cycling Resource Centre is a new pilot project of the AMS Bike Co-op. We know that there are a...
Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 03:00
Sat, August 25, 2012 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $8 (early bird rate for first 30 tickets sold, then $10), purchase tickets online at . UBC BirdQuest is a campus-wide bird-themed scavenger hunt taking place at UBC Vancouver. This event is a great...
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 06:30