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.

Events by Date

Sat, September 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Instructors: Beryl Zhuang Learn tips and techniques for making your very own herbarium vouchers of native plants. Participants will go for a walk in the garden to collect native plants and discover how specimens are curated in a...
When:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00
Presented by the UBC Sustainability Scholars Program: A conference on urban sustainability research What happens when you give bright and engaged students real-world sustainability problems to solve? UBC Sustainability Scholars are helping to generate real change in the world. Join us on September...
When:
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 12:30 to 17:00
Location:
UBC Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall, UBC
Fri, September 27, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Ibrahim Issifu Postdoctoral Fellow, FERU Institute for Oceans and Fisheries Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:00
Mon, September 30, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. DAAD offers financial support to highly-qualified international students pursuing research in Germany. In this upcoming webinar, find out more about available DAAD funding for graduate students studying in Canada for the academic year...
When:
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:00
Mon, September 30, 2019 4:00 PM - Tue, October 1, 2019, 9:00 PM See description. Free. Join us from September 30 - October 1 for wide-ranging conversations about issues facing Canadians today. Event 1: Dr. David Hulchanski Professor of Housing and Community Development Factor-Inwentash Faculty of...
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 16:00
Mon, September 30, 2019 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Green College Resident Members' Series The ‘Smart City’? Technologies for Cities in an Age of Climate Change Henrik Jacobsen, Political Science 8-9 pm, Coach House, Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, UBC The ’smart city’...
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 20:00
Fri, October 4, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Alejandro Buren, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, October 4, 2019 - 11:00
Tue, October 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM See description. Find out what you need to know about studying abroad in Scandinavia! Programs are in English and have locations across Denmark and Sweden. Come chat with a representative from DIS to learn about a unique opportunity and what it’s like to live...
When:
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:00
Tue, October 8, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. 25 Years of Green College (1993-), and Counting: Up-to-the-Minute Briefings from Former Resident Members of the College Good Food For All: Running School Farm and Meal Programs in Vancouver Marc Schutzbank, Director, Fresh Roots 5-6...
When:
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 17:00
Fri, October 11, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Laura Parfrey Assistant Professor, UBC Departments for Botany and Zoology Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:00
Fri, October 18, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: Scott Hinch Professor, UBC Forestry Location: AERL Theatre
When:
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 11:00

Past Events

Fri, September 6, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). IOF Seminar Series Speaker: TBA Location: AERL Theatre
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Friday, September 6, 2019 - 11:00
Tue, September 3, 2019 10:00 AM - Sun, December 1, 2019, 5:00 PM MORRIS AND HELEN BELKIN ART GALLERY. Free admission. Spill Exhibition September 3-December 1, 2019 Reception: Thursday, October 17 from 6 to 9 pm GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday to Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday and Sunday, noon-5pm; closed...
When:
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00
Thu, August 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7964
When:
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:00
Thu, July 25, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
When:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 09:30
Wed, July 24, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
When:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 09:30
Tue, July 23, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/8010
When:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00
Tue, July 23, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
When:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 09:30
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 poverty aren’t isolated to any one nation or region of...
When:
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00
Location:
Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
Mon, July 22, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
When:
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 09:30
Fri, July 19, 2019 9:00 AM - Sun, July 21, 2019, 1:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free admission . Blueberry Fest Everything made with the goodness of BC Blueberries... July 17-19, Wednesday to Friday, 9am to 1pm at the UBC Bookstore Plaza Presented by UBC Food Services in partnership with BC...
When:
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 09:00

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