Events

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.

FEATURED EVENTS

JAN 29: UBC READS SUSTAINABILITY PRESENTS JOHANNA WAGSTAFFE

Join us as CBC Meteorologist and science host, Johanna Wagstaffe, discusses her book Fault Lines, focusing on the science behind earthquakes and the risks associated with living on BC's South Coast. Johanna will further discuss how preparation helps a community recover following an earthquake, and how a 'resilient city' supports sustainability.

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JAN 31: UBC SUSTAINABILITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program provides UBC graduate students with paid opportunities to tackle real-world sustainability challenges. Students interested in applying to the Program in 2019 are invited to attend an information session on January 31, 2019.

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FEBRUARY 5: The Sustainability Fair

The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in sustainability. It is organized by the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors and aims to inspire students, faculty and staff to become involved with sustainability.

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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.
Thu, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $990. Gain a conceptual understanding of green building strategies and a practical understanding of how to implement them for LEED certification. Benefit from hands-on experience in preparing the proper documentation for LEED credits....
Thu, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM See description. Free. You have an issue you’re passionate about – and you know all the information to back it up – but how do you convey that message to an audience that will promote action? You might need different goals and messages for government...
Thu, September 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $300.. Learn what to expect when you are planning for LEED certification in this six-hour course. Using practical examples, gain a detailed overview of the process including: project milestones and when they should occur; typical roles...
Mon, September 17, 2012 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM UBC Point Grey Campus. Find out more about Common Energy UBC at one of our Welcome Events. Choose your team, meet the execs, and get to know CE UBC! We will be hosting three Welcome Events throughout September: Monday, Sept. 17 6-7:30pm Tuesday, Sept. 18...
Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. Come on out to this free-admission, all-ages event to celebrate celebrate food, music and community at Vancouver's unique urban farm! Please stay tuned for updates on our 10th annual event. This year, we're excited to feature: - Family-...
Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Dr. Marcello Veiga, Professor with the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC for a seminar on "Artisanal Gold Mining: Pollution and Poverty Trap" Location: Friday Sept. 14, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, MacMillan 154 All...
Mon, September 10, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Sustainability is a complex issue when viewed from a triple-bottom line perspective of people, planet and profits. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the origins of sustainability and the key concepts and drivers...
Thu, August 30, 2012 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. Learn about basics of bike mechanics, cycling around UBC and greater Vancouver area, The Bike Co-op/Kitchen. Phone: 604.822.BIKE(2453) website: http://bikecoop.ca/ calendar: http://bikecoop.ca/calendar/ facebook group: https://www....
Wed, August 29, 2012 3:30 PM - 3:30 PM FOOD, NUTRITION AND HEALTH BUILDING. Professor Nazlin Howell from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Guildford in Surrey, UK, will be speaking about her EU project "Improving food security by reducing post-harvest losses in the...
Sun, August 26, 2012 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM See description. Location: Kits Farmers Market 2690 Larch Street at 10th Avenue, Parking Lot of Kitsilano Community Centre google map : http://g.co/maps/fnd95 The Cycling Resource Centre is a new pilot project of the AMS Bike Co-op. We know that there are a...

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