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.

What might sea level rise look like at UBC? A new mural in the AMS sustainability corridor offers a glimpse into future possibilities. Join local artists Josianne Assignon and Ana Julia Leon to celebrate the completion of the mural and to learn how...

Sustainability Education Fellows Information Session

Sustainability Photo Pop-Up Exhibition

Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems

Plug Yourself into UBC Research: a Series for Undergraduate Students

Climate Emergency Week

Climate Emergency week at UBC seeks to convene and energize communities of climate action at UBC. Join our events, workshops and activities, and take collective action for justice, people, and our planet.

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.

SDG Week Canada

SDG Week Canada is a national collaboration featuring workshops, panels, and other interactive programming to increase awareness of and engagement with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on university and college campuses.

Climate Justice Series

In response to the focus on climate justice as part of UBC’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency and recommendations from its Climate Emergency Task Force (CETF) Report the UBC Sustainability Initiative launched the Climate Justice Series, featuring sessions that examine climate justice from various perspectives, locally and globally.

Events by Date

Professor Stepan Wood of the Centre for Law & the Environment, and Professor David Boyd of the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, are excited to invite you to an informal gathering with the inimitable Philippine environmental lawyer and storyteller, Antonio Oposa Jr. Tony...
When:
Friday, June 21, 2024 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location:
UBC Farm

Past Events

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Solutions Scholar! The Solutions Scholars program sponsors existing UBC Masters and PhD students to apply their scholarly research skills to climate change mitigation, adaptation, and/or education. In 2024/25, successful Solutions Scholars will work on one...
When:
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute , taking place from June 3–6, 2024. The climate crisis, the pandemic, and related social inequities indicate the need for education that teaches compassion and care towards the planet. Climate change and the related social impacts have necessitated a...
When:
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 09:00 to 12:30
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
What might sea level rise look like at UBC? A new mural in the AMS sustainability corridor offers a glimpse into future possibilities. Join local artists Josianne Assignon and Ana Julia Leon to celebrate the completion of the mural and to learn how it came to be. With light refreshments, viewing of...
When:
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 12:00 to 15:00
Location:
Policy Labs, Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
UBC Vancouver faculty members are invited to join an information session to learn more about the Sustainability Education Fellows program with grants of up to $20,000 for interdisciplinary faculty teams developing sustainability-related curricula. April 25, 12-1pm REGISTER TODAY A Zoom link will be...
When:
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location:
Remote/Zoom
Held in the spring, the full-day Norman Bethune Symposium highlights recent research in bleeding and thrombosis, with participation from a range of scientists and clinicians at all levels of training.
When:
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 00:00 to 23:59
Location:
UBC Robson Square
Join us for our monthly Graduate Student Dialogues where we explore topics of relevance to students engaging in climate solutions focused research. These events are hosted on Zoom and open to all interested students in any discipline and at any campus. The challenge of addressing climate change and...
When:
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Register today for an online information session about the UBC Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) degree and learn how it can empower you to move ahead professionally and make a difference in your health care sector. This online...
When:
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 20:00 to 21:30
Location:
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*FREE + IN-PERSON* The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) resulted in historic developments in global environmental politics and climate finance, including the UAE Consensus, calling for a transition away from fossil fuels. While this is a...
When:
Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 18:00 to 20:00
Location:
SFU Harbour Centre, Rooms 1400-1410 (Segal Centre), 515 West Hastings St, Vancouver
Co-presented by South Taiwan Film Festival and Asian Independent Cinema Showcase, this short films selection presents TOH Tze Wei’s “The Darkest Night”, WU Yu-Fen’s “There”, and KWOK Zune’s “Night is Young.” Speaking in Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Indonesian, the three award...
When:
Friday, March 22, 2024 - 18:00 to 20:30
Location:
Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL)
* IN PERSON – FREE – DROP IN * This winter the Sustainability Hub embarked on an exploratory photography project asking participants to consider biodiversity , resilient communities , circular economy , or climate by responding to a prompt related to one of these themes through photography. Witness...
When:
Thursday, March 21, 2024 - 14:00 to 15:30
Location:
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability

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