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.

Built Environment & Mobility
For the second year in a row students from Rotterdam, one of Europe’s leading cities in urban sustainability, are coming to see the initiatives and opportunities in Vancouver and at Dudoc . On April 24th, we are welcoming the business students at...

Hope in the Climate Crisis: Transitioning Our World

UBC Botanical Garden: Spring Volunteer Orientation 2019

Fri, April 12, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Free. Instructor: Tara Moreau,...

UBC Botanical Garden: Horticulture Training Program Info Session

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.

Events by Date

Past Events

Mon, September 24, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Title: Reducing the ‘Energy-at-Risk’ as a means of achieving sustainability Speaker: Markus Zeller, PEng, CEM, CMVP,Manager, Industrial Sector, Technology & Innovation, BC Hydro Power Smart Location: 310-6245 Agronomy Road,...
When:
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 08:00
Mon, September 24, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). Free. Come to the 2012 Program Completion Workshop to hear firsthand from the program participants and city representatives. The Greenest City Scholars summer internship program sponsors 10 UBC...
When:
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 07:00
Sat, September 22, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM See description. The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm is now accepting applications for the 2013 season. Interested applicants are encouraged to come out to the open house to meet UBC Farm staff, and join a farm tour with our current...
When:
Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 08:00
Fri, September 21, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join LFS Assistant Professor Sean Smukler on Friday for a seminar on “Managing soil and associated ecosystem services in landscapes of poor, small-holder farmers”. Date, location: Friday Sept 21, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, room 154 MacMillan...
When:
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM See description. Free. You have an issue you’re passionate about – and you know all the information to back it up – but how do you convey that message to an audience that will promote action? You might need different goals and messages for government...
When:
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:30
Thu, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $990. Gain a conceptual understanding of green building strategies and a practical understanding of how to implement them for LEED certification. Benefit from hands-on experience in preparing the proper documentation for LEED credits...
When:
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:30
Thu, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $300.. Learn what to expect when you are planning for LEED certification in this six-hour course. Using practical examples, gain a detailed overview of the process including: project milestones and when they should occur; typical roles...
When:
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:30
Mon, September 17, 2012 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM UBC Point Grey Campus. Find out more about Common Energy UBC at one of our Welcome Events. Choose your team, meet the execs, and get to know CE UBC! We will be hosting three Welcome Events throughout September: Monday, Sept. 17 6-7:30pm Tuesday, Sept. 18 6-...
When:
Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 23:00
Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. Come on out to this free-admission, all-ages event to celebrate celebrate food, music and community at Vancouver's unique urban farm! Please stay tuned for updates on our 10th annual event. This year, we're excited to feature: - Family-...
When:
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 08:00
Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Dr. Marcello Veiga, Professor with the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC for a seminar on "Artisanal Gold Mining: Pollution and Poverty Trap" Location: Friday Sept. 14, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, MacMillan 154 All...
When:
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 08:00

Pages