Across UBC, our faculty members are teaching and studying sustainability through hundreds of courses, programs and research projects. We are committed to fostering the knowledge, skills and experience of students in order for them to serve as agents of change, community leaders, and responsible global citizens.

Courses

Use our course finder tool to explore more than 635 sustainability related courses at the undergraduate and graduate level that address environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability.

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Featured Courses

UFOR 495 Biodiversity in Urban Areas

Urban centres can be designed and managed to contribute to biodiversity conservation commitments...

SPPH 522 Topics in Environmental Health

Role of air, water, food and solid waste as sources of human health risks; global environmental...

GRSJ 305 Social Justice Issues in Community and International Organizing

Critical examination and practical applications of concepts, theories, methods, and strategies of...

HGSE 352 First Nations Governance and Natural Resource Management

The political, economic, and legal environment of Aboriginal-Canadian relations and its influence...

Degree programs

UBC offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs that allow you to specialize in a sustainability-related subject or area of interest.

At UBC, sustainability-related undergraduate programs include majors or minors offered by the...
UBC offers sustainability-related graduate programs through the Faculties of Allard School of Law,...
Research-based graduate programs are thesis-based and can include an M.Sc., M.A., or PhD. Follow...

For Faculty

The Interdisciplinary Education Grant program provides funding for small teams of UBC Vancouver...
Sustainability Fellowships are awarded to full-time UBC Vancouver faculty members who are leading...

UBC Sustainability Scholars Program

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program. We match UBC graduate students with on- and off-campus sustainability partners to work on applied research projects that advance sustainability in the region.

SEEDS Sustainability Program

The Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Program creates partnerships between students, faculty, staff and community partners to learn together through research projects that are tested on campus, and applied in real-world settings.

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