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

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
Thu, November 15, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Come by for a night at the museum! Every month, the museum will stay open late with admission by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm, offering family-friendly activities, including Raising Big Blue showing at 5:30 pm Guided Museum Tour...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 17:00
Wed, November 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Storytelling Workshop Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12-5:30pm Hakai Node This afternoon workshop will instruct participants how to weave together compelling narratives to communicate science. Participants will...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00
Fri, November 9, 2018 5:00 PM - Sun, November 11, 2018, 7:30 PM LIFE SCIENCES CENTRE. 10. Join us on November 9-11 for the Emerging Media Creative Challenge event, hosted by UBC President's Office! EM2C is not your average hackathon - it is the next generation of collaborative problem-solving...
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 17:00
Fri, November 9, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Murdoch McAllister Associate Professor; Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, UBC Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC Some marine fish stocks are known for large interannual variation...
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:00
Thu, November 8, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM C. K. CHOI BUILDING FOR THE INSTITUTE OF ASIAN RESEARCH. Don’t miss this seminar with Mr. Serge Segura, Ambassador of France for the Oceans, put on by the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. Mr. Segura's talk will be followed by discussant comments...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:30
Wed, November 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and find location info and more for this workshop at: For more information or questions, please email:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:00
Tue, November 6, 2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Free. Floras for the Future: Why Plant Description Still Matters Exploration of plant diversity has been going on since humans first walked the Earth – so surely we must be done by now. Why should we describe the plant life of a...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 20:00
Tue, November 6, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM SCHOOL OF POPULATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH. Food insecurity: examining a complex problem through a systems thinking lens with Stephanie Godrich Dr. Stephanie Godrich Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12pm-1:30pm Room B151, School of Population and Public Health (SPPH),...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 12:00
Mon, November 5, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM See description. WHERE: The Innovation Centre, 460 Doyle Ave., Kelowna, BC This critically acclaimed film follows Oscar nominee Josh Fox as he travels the world to explore climate change, one of the greatest threats facing the world today. He seeks to uncover...
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 19:30