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.

Human Well-being & Social Systems
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

Sat, October 20, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $150.. Benefit from an in-depth look at UBC’s ”living laboratory” of green building and design by visiting several projects including the newly completed Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) and the CK Choi Building...
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Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 03:00
Sat, October 20, 2012 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. Free. Celebrate the end of our harvest season and final Saturday market on October 20th, from 9am – 1pm. The day will feature live music, a chef demo, children’s activities, yummy goodies from our vendors and more. Be sure to join in our...
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Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 02:00
Fri, October 19, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Robson Square. Free (seating is limited). The San Francisco Bay is the West Coast centre for contemporary garden design, boasting design icons such as Thomas Church, Lawrence Halprin and Garret Eckbo. Andrea Cochran has been practicing landscape...
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Friday, October 19, 2012 - 12:00
Fri, October 19, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. This week we welcome Sally Aitken of the Centre for Forest Conservation Genetics, UBC Faculty of Forestry. Sally will be presenting a seminar entitled: "Can genetics climate-proof our forests?" Join us on Friday October 19, 3:00-4:...
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Friday, October 19, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, October 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. free. Forest Sciences Centre 1221, 1-2:30pm. Speakers: Carmen Emmel, Gesa Meyer and Andy Black - Everyone welcome! If you cannot make it in person, you can watch the presentation as a live webinar. Please log in 5 minutes early. The...
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Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 06:00
Fri, October 12, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Speaker: Bryanna Theil, Msc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Sean Smukler) Topic: Large scale beef cattle farming in Argentina Date & Location: Friday Oct. 12, 2012, 3pm, Room 154 MacMillan All are welcome!
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Friday, October 12, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, October 11, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM See description. 40.00. Join cheese-maker David Asher Rotsztain as we explore the fascinating realm of cheese. David will demonstrate and explain the techniques for making three basic styles of cheese: paneer, yogurt cheese and Camembert, an aged rennet...
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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 11:00
Thu, October 11, 2012 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM 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. . Learn what an architect’s role and responsibilities are on a LEED project in this six-hour course. Examine strategies...
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 23:30
Tue, October 9, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. Environment and Society Series Climate, Ecology and Politics: How Unconventional Natural Gas will Reshape BC Karena Shaw, Political Science, University of Victoria Room 212, Geography Building (1984 West Mall), UBC 5-6:30 pm, with...
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 10:00
Fri, October 5, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Roger Beckie, Professor, Groundwater Hydrology with UBC Earth and Ocean Science, for a seminar on: "The mineralogical, hydrological and biogeochemical controls on drainage from waste rock at the Antamina Mine, Peru: An overview"...
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Friday, October 5, 2012 - 08:00

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