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.

Climate Change & Energy
What role should universities play on global issues like the climate crisis? The world we live in today is more seamless, more interconnected, and more global than ever before. Challenges such as the climate crisis, political polarization, and...

Ginger Beer and Wild Fermented Sodas

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Spring Foraging

UBC Botanical Garden: Native Plant ID and Plant Pressing Walkshop

Sat, May 25, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Adult $12, Concession $10 (Garden...

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.

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Past Events

Fri, November 30, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Shaun Strobel Co-Founder of Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery Location: AERL Theatre Fisherman Shaun Strobel will discuss the commercial salmon fleet in BC, including the history of the...
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 11:00
Fri, November 23, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES BUILDING. Master's Thesis Defence by: Nathan Bendriem Friday, November 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm 6270 University Blvd, Biological Sciences Building, Room 4223 Latecomers will not be admitted All are welcome to attend either for the 25 minute...
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 14:00
Fri, November 23, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free. 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Jörg Bohlmann, M. Smith Labs, UBC Vancouver Title: Nothing secondary about secondary metabolism: The master chemistry of plants Date: October 23, 2018 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: SCI 333
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 12:30
Fri, November 23, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speakers: Drs. Tom Carruthers, Adrian Hordyk, Quang Huynh Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC Data-rich stock assessments are used widely throughout the world to provide fisheries management...
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 11:00
Thu, November 22, 2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Tales from the Sea Thursday, November 22, 2018 7:30pm ANZA Club Join us for our second annual storytelling and variety show! After our Story Collider show last year, we wanted to continue the trend with another...
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 19:30
Thu, November 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM See description. Triple bottom line sustainability for your food business: a myth or a reality? Answer that question alongside our entire Feeding Growth community. Celebrate local, progressive food entrepreneurs and champions with good food and a special...
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 19:00
Wed, November 21, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Okanagan Centre for Innovation. Fire and Flood: Climate Change & Extreme Weather in the Okanagan Fire, smoke, flood, drought are becoming a new reality in the Central Okanagan and across the entire Northern Hemisphere. Our emergency response systems are...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 16:30
Tue, November 20, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:00
Fri, November 16, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Prof. Matthew G. Burgess Assistant Professor Environmental Studies Program University of Colorado Boulder Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC Understanding tradeoffs and synergies...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:00
Thu, November 15, 2018 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Arts Building. Free. Interested in summer undergraduate research? Which opportunity is right for you? Find out at the Undergraduate Research Award Information Session Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. ART 114 The Undergraduate Research Awards...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 17:30