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.

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Past Events

Fri, March 22, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Speaker: Lis Thomas, MSc student, Soil Science (supervisor Les Lavkulich) Topic: Partitioning of trace metal contaminants in Chenopodium Quinoa: implications for phytoextraction and human health Date & Location: Friday March 22, 3:...
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 08:00
Thu, March 14, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. FREE - Please Register. We want to hear from you. How can we support you? We would like to hear from you about your sustainability interests and goals for the next year. Join us in a brainstorming session to plan the 2013-2014...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 05:00
Sat, March 9, 2013 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM SIMON K.Y. LEE HKU-UBC HOUSE (GLOBAL LOUNGE) - BUILDING #1. Free - RSVP for tix. The Global Lounge will be holding another Professional Development Day entitled Local to Global: Weaving Your Own Web! This will be a day of workshops and discussions hosted by our...
Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 02:30
Thu, March 7, 2013 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. WHERE: Lower foyer Open to the Public Second-year Creative Writing students from the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies take a novel approach to discovering their emerging voice as writers with research blending plant metaphors and plant...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 04:00
Wed, March 6, 2013 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM See description. Free. Presenters: Dr. Gerald Fallon, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education – Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Dr. Jerald Paquette,Professor, Faculty of Education, Eductional Leadership and Policy...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 05:30
Wed, March 6, 2013 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. WHERE: University Centre Ballroom, room UNC200 Open to the Public This is a 'no bull' event! Watch as undergrad and grad students take to the stage for fun and academic fame, and place your vote! With three minutes on the clock and armed with...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 05:00
Mon, March 4, 2013 7:00 AM - Fri, March 8, 2013, 10:00 PM See description. March 4 to 8: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Open to the Public Each year researchers from UBC's Okanagan Campus publish books and journal articles to communicate their outstanding work with the world. Visit the Library during Celebrate...
Monday, March 4, 2013 - 00:00
Sat, March 2, 2013 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $45 public, $35 garden members (includes UBC students) all applicable taxes and fees included. A blend of classroom and field discussion with hands on learning of the basics of pruning, including: Safety, tools and their maintenance,...
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 03:00
Thu, February 28, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM INTERNATIONAL HOUSE. Off-Campus Work Permit Workshop Are you an international student interested in working off campus? To help you learn more about this program, we are offering Off-Campus Work Permit Workshop to discuss: ---How to assess your eligibility...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 05:00
Wed, February 27, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. How much will I pay if I visit the dentist? Am I covered for glasses and eye exam? How much is the prescription medication going to cost? Can I combine multiple medical plans? What is the difference between iMED, MSP, and AMS/GSS...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 06:00