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.
Fri, September 21, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free . 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Diana Lurie, Biomed & Pharm, University of Montana Title: Neuroinflammation and CNS disorders: the role of phytochemicals Date: September 21, 2018 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: SCI...
Fri, September 21, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Sybil P. Seitzinger Director, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC
Thu, September 20, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Come by for a night at the museum! Every month, the museum will stay open late with admission by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm, offering family-friendly activities, including Raising Big Blue showing at 5:30 pm Guided Museum...
Wed, September 19, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM See description. Free . Biodiversity Seminar Series Presents: Studying Biodiversity Patterns Using Marco and Microevolutionary Approaches Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Roland, University of British Columbia Date: Wednesday, September 19 Time: 12:00 - 1:15...
Tue, September 18, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Location: AERL Theatre, UBC Speaker: Dr. Nate Mantua NOAA NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center The “warm blob” of 2014-2016 is the latest, and perhaps most dramatic, case of climate extremes having severe...
Tue, September 18, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. Free. Are you a graduate student and new to UBC? Would you like to know more about what the library has to offer? This basic workshop will provide you with an overview of some of the key services and resources available to you...
Mon, September 17, 2018 4:00 PM - Wed, September 19, 2018, 7:00 PM University Centre. Free. 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Awards Symposium Experience. Knowledge. 

 Dates: September 17 & 18, 2018 | 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. September 19, 2018 | 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location: UNC 200 

Fri, September 14, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Science Building. Free . 2018 Biology Seminar Series Guest speaker: Sally Otto, Zoology, UBC Vancouver Title: Genomic scope of adaptive mutations in the face of environmental challenges Date: September 14, 2018 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: SCI 333
Fri, September 14, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Dr. Jose Mª Bellido Millán Investigador/Asesor CT – Researcher/ ST Advisor Instituto Español de Oceanografia (IEO) Centro Oceanografico de Murcia Location: AERL Theatre (120), 2202 Main Mall, UBC
Thu, September 13, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM University Centre. Free . The Annual Biology Graduate Symposium (BGS) brings together a diverse breadth of exciting research taking place in the Department of Biology. The BGS provides an opportunity for graduate and post-doctoral trainees from the natural...