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, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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-...
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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-...
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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...
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Friday, September 14, 2012 - 08:00
Mon, September 10, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Sustainability is a complex issue when viewed from a triple-bottom line perspective of people, planet and profits. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the origins of sustainability and the key concepts and drivers that...
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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 11:30

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