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.

Production, Consumption & Waste
Sustainable Fashion Week is an opportunity for students, staff and faculty at UBC to learn more about the social and environmental issues surrounding the “fast fashion” industry, and to explore alternatives including sustainable buying, clothing...

Touching salmon: When is it wrong? Consequences of release or escape from fisheries capture

UBC Reads Sustainability presents Ziya Tong

Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste

UBC Farm Practicum Program in Sustainable Agriculture

Sun, October 27, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM See description. 2020 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable...

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.

Events by Date

Wed, December 11, 2019 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. In the past year, there has been increasing and widespread momentum at UBC around the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), to foster change and engage the community on common global issues. Understanding,...
When:
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 09:30
Thu, December 12, 2019 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. Global heating, biodiversity loss, food and water inequality, and upheavals in economic and social systems demand that we re-think how we teach at universities and how we can better prepare students for a rapidly unfolding future...
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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 14:45
Looking for professional work experience? Want to make a difference in the community? Join us at our upcoming information session and learn about the Summer 2020 UBC Sustainability Scholars program. Date: January 31, 2020 Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Location: CIRS, BC Hydro Theatre, main floor 2260...
When:
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location:
CIRS, BC Hydro Theatre, main floor 2260 West Mall

Past Events

Fri, November 29, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Seth Wynes PhD Student, UBC Department of Geography Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, November 29, 2019 - 11:00
Thu, November 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. Interested in taking part in an exciting program abroad next summer and getting UBC credits at the same time? Come check out our info session and learn more about two Global Seminars taking place in China next year! Pizza will be provided!...
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Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 12:00
Fri, November 22, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Marta Coll Institute of Marine Research (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain Ecopath International Initiative Research Association (EII), Barcelona, Spain Location: AERL Theatre Driven by...
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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:00
Wed, November 20, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Indigenous/Science: Partnerships in the Exploration of History and Environments Working Together to Enhance Ecosystem Sustainability: A Syilx-Settler Science Collaboration Jeannette Armstrong and Lael Parrott, Irving K. Barber...
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 17:00
Wed, November 20, 2019 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM See description. Interested in taking part in an exciting program abroad next summer and getting UBC credits at the same time? Come check out our info session and learn more about the Applied Animal Biology Practicum, UBC Animal Welfare Program! Learn more...
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 16:30
Wed, November 20, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. Interested in taking part in an exciting program abroad next summer and getting UBC credits at the same time? Come check out our info session and learn more about the Applied Animal Biology Practicum, UBC Animal Welfare Program! Learn more...
When:
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 14:30
Mon, November 18, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. The Amazon Forest is Screaming – Seminar Nov 18, 2019 4 – 6:30 pm PCOH BALLROOM (Ponderosa Commons North Oak House)6445 University Boulevard When did we lose our capacity to sense and respond to these and other pressing threats to the...
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Monday, November 18, 2019 - 16:00
Mon, November 18, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. Interested in taking part in an exciting program abroad next summer and getting UBC credits at the same time? Come check out our info session and learn more about the Heritage of Chinese Migration Global Seminar! Visit the program page to...
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Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:00
Fri, November 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM See description. Are you passionate about sustainability? Have you always wanted to experience hands-on learning in the tropical Costa Rican rainforest? Then come and meet with a representative from EARTH University. Learn what it's like to live and study...
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Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00
Fri, November 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Jeroen Steenbeek Software engineer, Ecopath International Initiative Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00

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