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.



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.



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.


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.


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, November 8, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM C. K. CHOI BUILDING FOR THE INSTITUTE OF ASIAN RESEARCH. Don’t miss this seminar with Mr. Serge Segura, Ambassador of France for the Oceans, put on by the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. Mr. Segura's talk will be followed by discussant comments...
Wed, November 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and find location info and more for this workshop at: For more information or questions, please email:
Tue, November 6, 2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Free. Floras for the Future: Why Plant Description Still Matters Exploration of plant diversity has been going on since humans first walked the Earth – so surely we must be done by now. Why should we describe the plant life of a...
Tue, November 6, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM SCHOOL OF POPULATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH. Food insecurity: examining a complex problem through a systems thinking lens with Stephanie Godrich Dr. Stephanie Godrich Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12pm-1:30pm Room B151, School of Population and Public Health (SPPH...
Mon, November 5, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM See description. WHERE: The Innovation Centre, 460 Doyle Ave., Kelowna, BC This critically acclaimed film follows Oscar nominee Josh Fox as he travels the world to explore climate change, one of the greatest threats facing the world today. He seeks to...
Sun, November 4, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Free with museum membership (required). Do you know where to look to find the dozens of mushrooms species that call our campus home? Beaty Museum Members are invited to join our Fungi Curator Mary Berbee to learn more about how...
Fri, November 2, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free. 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Lisa Osborne, Micro & Immun, UBC Vancouver Title: The impact of host-multibiome interactions on immunity and inflammation Date: November 2, 2018 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: SCI 333
Fri, November 2, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Neil Davis Director of Resource Management, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and Dr Robyn Forrest Section Head of the Quantitative Assessment Methods Section, Pacific Biological station Location: AERL Theatre (...
Tue, October 30, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find location and more information about this workshop at: For more information or questions, please email:
Mon, October 29, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Kathy Mills, PhD Research Scientist Gulf of Maine Research Institute Location: AERL 107/8