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, October 16, 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 Heritage of Chinese Migration Global Seminar! Learn more in the program...
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 16:30
Fri, October 18, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Scott Hinch Professor, UBC Forestry Location: AERL Theatre Humans ‘touch’ in excess of 90 MT of fish each year through fisheries harvest involving a variety of different gears. In...
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Friday, October 18, 2019 - 11:00
Fri, October 25, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Gideon Mordecai Postdoctoral Fellow, UBC Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, October 25, 2019 - 11:00
Sun, October 27, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM See description. 2020 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture — APPLICATIONS ARE DUE! Program: Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture Type: seven- or five-month part-time learning program / fee-based Organization: UBC Farm Location: Vancouver, British...
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Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 00:00
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 repair and reuse, and textile recycling. October 28:...
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Monday, October 28, 2019 - 11:45 to Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 14:00
Location:
BC Hydro Theatre, UBC Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall, UBC
Fri, November 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Evelyn Pinkerton Professor, School of Resource & Environmental Management Simon Fraser University Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11:00
Presented with UBC Connects Join us as award-winning broadcaster and author Ziya Tong discusses her book The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths, and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World, revealing a hidden world by taking us on a journey to examine some of humanity’s biggest blind...
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Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Location:
Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
Fri, November 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Patrick T. Martone Professor, UBC Botany & Biodiversity Research Centre Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:00

Past Events

Fri, October 11, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Laura Parfrey Assistant Professor, UBC Departments for Botany and Zoology Location: AERL Theatre Multicellular marine organisms host diverse collections of microbes on their surface...
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Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:00
Tue, October 8, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. 25 Years of Green College (1993-), and Counting: Up-to-the-Minute Briefings from Former Resident Members of the College Good Food For All: Running School Farm and Meal Programs in Vancouver Marc Schutzbank, Director, Fresh Roots 5-6...
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 17:00
Tue, October 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM See description. Find out what you need to know about studying abroad in Scandinavia! Programs are in English and have locations across Denmark and Sweden. Come chat with a representative from DIS to learn about a unique opportunity and what it’s like to live...
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:00
Fri, October 4, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Alejandro Buren, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada Location: AERL Theatre Oceans cover almost three quarters of our planet’s surface, and therefore represent its...
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Friday, October 4, 2019 - 11:00
Mon, September 30, 2019 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Green College Resident Members' Series The ‘Smart City’? Technologies for Cities in an Age of Climate Change Henrik Jacobsen, Political Science 8-9 pm, Coach House, Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, UBC The ’smart city’...
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 20:00
Mon, September 30, 2019 4:00 PM - Tue, October 1, 2019, 9:00 PM See description. Free. Join us from September 30 - October 1 for wide-ranging conversations about issues facing Canadians today. Event 1: Dr. David Hulchanski Professor of Housing and Community Development Factor-Inwentash Faculty of...
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 16:00
Mon, September 30, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. DAAD offers financial support to highly-qualified international students pursuing research in Germany. In this upcoming webinar, find out more about available DAAD funding for graduate students studying in Canada for the academic year...
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:00
Fri, September 27, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Ibrahim Issifu Postdoctoral Fellow, FERU Institute for Oceans and Fisheries Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:00
Presented by the UBC Sustainability Scholars Program: A conference on urban sustainability research What happens when you give bright and engaged students real-world sustainability problems to solve? UBC Sustainability Scholars are helping to generate real change in the world. Join us on September...
When:
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 12:30 to 17:00
Location:
UBC Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall, UBC
Sat, September 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Instructors: Beryl Zhuang Learn tips and techniques for making your very own herbarium vouchers of native plants. Participants will go for a walk in the garden to collect native plants and discover how specimens are curated in a...
When:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00

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