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UBC acquires federal funding for solar-paneled parkade and net-zero housing

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Federal investment will help UBC further 'smart city' ambitions

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UBC holds inaugural Sustainable Fashion Week

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THE ranks UBC #1 in climate change action and sustainable cities

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UBC held its first workshop on “Urban Climate Justice” on January 23, 2020. The interdisciplinary, knowledge exchange event was co-hosted by the SEEDS Sustainability Program and the UBC Climate Hub . Over 100 undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni registered for the event...
UBC Sustainability sat down with Anjali Mishra and Julia Niebles, who are spearheading UBC’s newest student-directed seminar, ASTU 400X 001. Mishra and Niebles discuss what students interested in sustainability can expect from the course, and how their work as Sustainability Ambassadors shaped...
Saving Energy During UBC’s Seasonal Shutdown This past December, departments, building operators and energy managers across UBC joined together to reduce the university’s environmental footprint over the winter holiday by participating in the Seasonal Shutdown . This annual campus-wide campaign...
This article by Tiffany Crawford originally appeared in the Vancouver Sun on December 6, 2019. The University of B.C. has joined a growing list of schools, communities and countries around the world in declaring a climate emergency. UBC president Santa Ono said the UBC board of governors endorsed...
UBC was amongst a number of leading research university to receive the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Award after demonstrating an improvement in sustainable procurement practices. “This award acknowledges the ongoing efforts of UBC’s world-class research community, UBC Finance, Campus and...
This article by Hélène Bardeau was originally published by Radio-Canada on 30 October 2019. L’Université de la Colombie-Britannique (UBC) organise sa toute première semaine de la mode durable, une activité d'échange de vêtements pour sensibiliser les étudiants à une meilleure gestion des habits...
This article by Camila Castaneda originally appeared in The Ubyssey on 30 October 2019. This year, UBC held its first Sustainable Fashion Week from October 28 to 30, which included panel discussions with responsible clothing brands, a documentary screening as well as its very own clothes swap and...
This article by Dorothy Woodend originally appeared in The Tyee on 6 November 2019. Fashion is a monster. But there’s no easy way to tame this beast. The University of British Columbia recently wrapped up Sustainable Fashion Week with a bevy of events including a clothing swap, repair café and...
This week, we speak to Katy Ho, a 4th-year UBC Sauder student and Founder of Attire Media, who will be hosting the 'Fashion for Good' Panel Discussion as part of Sustainable Fashion Week Oct 28-30 . Find out more about the events and RSVP today. What does Sustainable Fashion mean to you? Put simply...

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