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

Tue, October 23, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. 2018 SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM OCTOBER 23 - 24, 2018 8:30AM - 12:30PM Ponderosa Ballroom, Point Grey campus UBC Sustainability is offering a free sustainability training and professional development opportunity...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 08:30
Sat, October 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM HENRY ANGUS BUILDING. $5. This annual symposium on Global Sustainable Development provides the UBC and wider Vancouver community the opportunity to come together to engage in dialogue and to critically explore how systems within international development can...
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 13:00
Fri, October 19, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free . 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Cara Haney, M. Smith Labs, UBC Vancouver Title: Mechanisms in microbiota regulation of plant growth and defense Date: October 19, 2018 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: SCI 333
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:30
Fri, October 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Conflicts at sea over fisheries is a rising concern. Dr. le Billon will provide a brief overview of fisheries conflicts, including typologies, escalation patterns, and prevention/resolution mechanisms. He will...
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:00
Thu, October 18, 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 at...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 17:00
Wed, October 17, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. 180 Degrees Consulting is the world's largest non-profit consultancy, with branches on every continent. It is an organization that is led by students, and gives an opportunity for students to work as consultants helping non-profits and...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:00
Wed, October 17, 2018 12:00 AM - Thu, October 18, 2018, 12:00 AM See description. The Okanagan Basin Water Board and the Canadian Water Resources Association, BC Branch are excited to host siwłkʷ (WATER) FOR ALL – OUR RESPONSIBILITY Environmental Flow Needs Conference 2018: Science, Policy &...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 00:00
Tue, October 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find location and description information at:
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:00
Fri, October 12, 2018 4:00 PM - Sun, October 14, 2018, 4:00 PM See description. Local, national and international collaborators, supporters and partners of Border Free Bees will gather in Kelowna to share experiences and knowledge, to identify challenges and to plan for the future. Join us for...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 16:00
Fri, October 12, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free. 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Wes Zandberg, Chemistry, UBC Okanagan Title: Novel analytical tools to investigate the microbial metabolism of glycoconjugates in grapes, wine, milk and in the animal gut Date: October 12,...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:30