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.

FREE PUBLIC TALK (ONLINE & IN-PERSON) The University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) Vancouver Summit invites you to join for a panel discussion asking the question, “How do we use the resources and influence of universities to catalyze...

Basic Bike Maintenance (free)

Built Environment & Mobility

Intro to City Cycling (free)

Built Environment & Mobility

Re-storying our Relations with the Natural World – Mother Trees Forest Walk

Human Well-being & Social Systems

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.

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

Past Events

FREE PUBLIC TALK (ONLINE & IN-PERSON) The University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) Vancouver Summit invites you to join for a panel discussion asking the question, “How do we use the resources and influence of universities to catalyze partnerships and innovation for accelerated climate action...
When:
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 17:30 to 19:00
Location:
Hybrid
UBC Farm invites you to *Online* How to Make Wild-Fermented Sodas. This event is one of several food skills education workshops featured in the UBC Farm 2022 Community Workshop series. For a detailed event description and to register, please visit: https://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/events/event/online-how-to-...
When:
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 18:00 to 19:30
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
UBC Farm invites you to *Online* Garden Problem-Solving. This event is one of several food skills education workshops featured in the UBC Farm 2022 Community Workshop series. For a detailed event description and to register, please visit: https://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/events/event/online-garden-problem-...
When:
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 18:00 to 20:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
Enjoy the fresh air and improve your health, all while lowering your carbon footprint. Whether you’re a regular cyclist or a novice, Go by Bike Week (formerly known as Bike to Work Week) is a great way to get healthy while reducing your carbon footprint. This event takes place twice every year,...
When:
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 09:00 to Sunday, June 5, 2022 - 21:00
Location:
Vancouver
This free workshop will cover the rights and responsibilities of cyclists and looks at various traffic scenarios encountered in city cycling. Participants will learn how to share the road and communicate with other road users, how to take their bike on transit, types of biking gear available, and...
When:
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location:
Webinar
Ethics in Environment & Democracy is the final installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series that will explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. In attending this interactive 75-min panel...
When:
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 16:00 to 17:15
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
This free virtual workshop is for participants who are new to maintaining their bike or who would like a refresher. In this workshop, you will develop a thorough understanding and vocabulary of the key components of your bike, as well as how to do a basic inspection to make sure your bike is in...
When:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location:
Webinar
UBC Farm invites you to *Online* Spring Mushroom Foraging. This event is one of several food skills education workshops featured in the UBC Farm 2022 Community Workshop series. For a detailed event description and to register, please visit: https://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/events/event/online-spring-mushroom...
When:
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 18:00 to 19:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
We often talk about how the heart of the climate crisis is a disrepair of our relationships with each other and our more than human neighbours. How can the forest encourage us to pause, observe, and invite a new way of being together? You are invited to join kQwa'st'not (Charlene George), artist,...
When:
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 09:30 to 11:30
Location:
Pacific Spirit Park Parking Lot (north side 16 Ave.)
UBC Farm invites you to *Online* Spring Foraging: Shoots, Leaves, and Edible Trees. This event is one of several food skills education workshops featured in the UBC Farm 2022 Community Workshop series. For a detailed event description and to register, please visit: https://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/events/...
When:
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 18:00 to 19:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event

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