Sustainability Ambassadors

2016-2017 Sustainability Ambassadors

The Sustainability Ambassadors Peer Program is a sustainability education outreach activity of the UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) Teaching, Learning, & Research Office. Volunteer Ambassadors work with the Sustainability Student Advisor as part of a team to deliver sustainability programming to fellow students on UBC's Vancouver campus.  They also network with student groups on campus to promote sustainability education. 

 

Be a sustainability leader in the UBC community, inspiring others to make positive and lasting changes.

APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN IN JANUARY

An average commitment of 4-5 hours per week is expected for this program.

Vision

The Sustainability Ambassadors Program is committed to leading and inspiring the UBC community to learn more about sustainability, and to explore how sustainability principles and practices can be embedded into their own lives to effect positive and lasting changes.

Mission

To encourage the UBC community to engage in holistic learning and conscientious living through collaboration and critical thinking, while also raising awareness of sustainability in order to achieve a sustainable future.

Program Goals

  • Raise awareness of sustainability and sustainability education among the student population
  • Identify opportunities to deliver and promote sustainability education across campus
  • Encourage student involvement in sustainability
  • Encourage incorporation of sustainability into students' chosen program
  • Find and encourage connections between various sustainability groups on campus and between these groups and the USI
  • Organize and promote sustainability-related events

Meet the 2016-2017 Team

Meet the 2015-2016 Team

Meet the 2014-2015 Team

Meet the 2013-2014 Team

Meet the 2012-2013 Team

 

Events and Services

UBC Sustainability Fair

Sustainability Networking Event

Sustainability Research Symposium

Sustainability Consulting