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

Mon, November 19, 2012 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Fipke Centre. Free. The impact is up to you! Save the World Week - November 19-23. Cruise the Blues: Waterstop scavenger hunt All week Campus Get acquainted with water filtration stations on campus! Scavenger hunt: Monday-Thursday. Prize draw: Friday. Stop...
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Monday, November 19, 2012 - 02:00
Fri, November 16, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. This week in Soil Science Speaker: Stephanie Grand, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Michigan State University and previous UBC Soil Science PhD graduate Topic: Soil organic carbon dynamics and pedogenesis in a managed BC coastal forest...
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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, November 15, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $300. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . This six-hour course designed by Morrison Hershfield focuses on the requirements that are the responsibility of the...
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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 11:30
Wed, November 14, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM See description. no charge, but registration required. WHERE: Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre -- 3800 - 33rd Street, Vernon Open to the Public "We must now speak environment, economy, foreign policy, health and human rights in the same breath,"...
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 12:00
Thu, November 8, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $150. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . Gain an overview of the aspects of a LEED project that are the responsibility of the contractor, including...
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Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 11:30
Wed, November 7, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM See description. WHERE: The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art -- 421 Cawston Ave., Kelowna Open to the Public The Cultural Studies program's next AlterKnowledge Discussion Series event takes place next on November 7. The discussion at this event will...
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 12:00
Sun, November 4, 2012 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. What pops into your head when you hear the word “seaweed” — Slimy? Green? Smelly? How about Beautiful, Useful or Inspirational? We will explore their weird and wonderful shapes, colours and habits; the ways seaweeds have informed us...
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Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 06:00
Sat, November 3, 2012 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM See description. FREE - Please RSVP . Location: Chapel of the Epiphany, 6030 Chancellor Boulevard Vancouver School of Theology is featuring its high profile faculty in a day of mini-lectures at the Chapel of the Epiphany on the UBC Campus. Faculty will speak...
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Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 03:00
Fri, November 2, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. FREE - Please Register . Location: IKBLC, Lillooet Room Join the discussion to share your thoughts with students and faculty and to critically explore the direction of sustainability education at UBC. What do you think is...
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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 05:00
Fri, November 2, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free. Join the discussion to share your thoughts with students and faculty and to critically explore the direction of sustainability education at UBC. What do you think is working? What can be improved? Where should we go...
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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 05:00

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