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.
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
Sat, October 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM See description. Free. Join us for a free, public forum that will highlight the contributions and unique lived experiences of people who came to Metro Vancouver as refugees. In particular, you will hear from people living with disabilities and those from...
Fri, October 26, 2018 6:00 PM - Sat, October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM Allard Hall (Faculty of Law). Canadian mining companies have been accused of violating Indigenous rights, causing environmental destruction, and funding political repression. Please join us for "Protecting the Land", a conference on...
Fri, October 26, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free . 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Sydney Morgan, UBC Okanagan Title: Putting minimal intervention winemaking under the microscope Date: October 26, 2018 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: SCI 333
Fri, October 26, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dirk Zeller Professor of Marine Conservation Sea Around Us – Indian Ocean University of Western Australia Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC
Wed, October 24, 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, October 23, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. 2018 SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM OCTOBER 23 - 24, 2018 8:30AM - 12:30PM Ponderosa Ballroom, Point Grey campus UBC Sustainability is offering a free sustainability training and professional development opportunity...
Sat, October 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM HENRY ANGUS BUILDING. $5. This annual symposium on Global Sustainable Development provides the UBC and wider Vancouver community the opportunity to come together to engage in dialogue and to critically explore how systems within international development can...
Fri, October 19, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free . 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Cara Haney, M. Smith Labs, UBC Vancouver Title: Mechanisms in microbiota regulation of plant growth and defense Date: October 19, 2018 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: SCI 333
Fri, October 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Conflicts at sea over fisheries is a rising concern. Dr. le Billon will provide a brief overview of fisheries conflicts, including typologies, escalation patterns, and prevention/resolution mechanisms. He...