Courses & Degree

UBC’s Gregory Smith and Felix Böck are developing building materials made of bamboo. Photo: Martin Dee

At UBC, we recognize that in order to find creative solutions to the ecological, economic and social challenges of our time, we must explore, advance and apply our understanding of sustainability.

To enable this understanding, the University is committed to providing an exceptional learning environment that advances a civil and sustainable society.

Whether you are a first-year undergraduate student, a PhD candidate, a mid-career professional, or an educator interested in teaching sustainability, UBC offers programs and courses that make sustainability accessible, relevant and applicable to nearly every field of study.

Not sure where to go from here? Visit or contact the Sustainability Education Resource Centre for one-on-one support and advice on incorporating sustainability into your studies.

Teaching and learning are fundamental components of a sustainable future. Why not begin your education now?