However, many academic institutions do not have access to the resources, infrastructure and expertise that are available at the University of British Columbia (UBC) such as the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)." border="0" />
UBC Vancouver campus, will incorporate a mix of lectures, workshops, industry tours, and an engineering competition.Read More
A volunteer dentistry mission to India has taught four UBC students to see the whole patient—including his or her social and economic context, cultural beliefs and values—not just the ailing tooth." border="0" />
UBC Dentistry students volunteer in India learning to see the whole patient.Read More
UBC Reads Sustainability is an initiative that’s part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. Above all, it’s a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues." border="0" />
Campus-wide book club turns a new page on sustainabilityRead More
Campus Sustainability looking for financial savvy, business-minded studentsRead More
As UBC community member, there is much you can do to contribute to and enhance UBC’s culture of sustainability.
We offer a variety of ways that students, staff, faculty and residents can get involved in sustainability, from engagement programs and funding to educational experiences and public events. Whether it's learning about sustainability in the classroom or integrating sustainable practices into your daily life, all members of our community can find opportunities to contribute to the sustainability transformation on our campus.
Studying and socializing are key activities for all our students—why not add another “s” word to the list: sustainability. Visit the Sustainability Education Resource Centre and talk to a student advisor today, to learn more about opportunities in and out of the classroom....
UBC offers several programs and initiatives to inspire staff to make meaningful contributions on campus. As one of Canada’s Greenest Employers in 2012, these initiatives demonstrate our commitment to creating a culture of sustainability at UBC. Find out more below, and get involved today. ...
Faculty members inspire and engage students around sustainability issues, and find solutions within their own disciplines to help UBC achieve and maintain its global position as a sustainability leader. If you are a faculty member interested in sustainability, click on the links below to learn more about these innovative education initiatives or contact the ...