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.

Organized by the student-led UBC Sustainability Ambassadors , SDG Week is the first of its kind at the Vancouver campus, focusing on SDG Goals from diverse perspectives. From science and technology to public health, business, and politics, we’ll...

Building Sustainable Futures with Mikhail Chester (Arizona State)

**Event Postponed** Sustainability Hacks

**EVENT POSTPONED** Building Sustainable Futures with Holly Samuelson (Harvard)

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.

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Thu, May 9, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM UBC FARM. 40. Spend the summer enjoying your very own delicious fermented sodas! Avid fermenter Andrea Potter of Rooted Nutrition teaches this fun introduction to wild fermented sodas. We’ll taste and make ginger beer, and learn how to incorporate other flavours...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 18:00
UBC Farm
Wed, May 8, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM UBC FARM. 40. Come learn how to make your own rope for hanging succulents, making buntings, adding a personal touch to your gift wrapping, or any other functional or decorative use you can think of! Join Rebecca Graham in an exploration of one of the most ancient...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 18:30
Thu, May 2, 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Do you love plants? Are you interested in a career in horticulture? Are you currently a horticulture professional and want to take the next step in your career? If you answered yes to any of these questions then check out UBC Botanical Garden...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 18:30
Wed, May 1, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM UBC FARM. 45. Ever wanted to know how cloth is made? Our ancestors usually made their cloth themselves from the plants and animals in their surroundings, but today we usually don’t know where our cloth comes from, what it’s made of, or who made it. In this class,...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 18:00
Wed, May 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Location: AERL 107/8 Human activities can elevate nutrient levels in coastal waters. Nitrogen loading is of particular concern as it can lead to algal blooms, oxygen depletion, and other indicators of eutrophication...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:00
Fri, April 26, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Santiago de la Puente Organized by the IOF Student Society Location: Hakai Node (Rm. 216, AERL)
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 11:00
Thu, April 25, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM See description. free. The Anthropocene is a term increasingly entering public and policy discourses, including those of the humanities and social sciences, and it is understood as a force now altering the planet’s biosphere and implicating human-kind in mass...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 19:00
For the second year in a row students from Rotterdam, one of Europe’s leading cities in urban sustainability, are coming to see the initiatives and opportunities in Vancouver and at Dudoc . On April 24th, we are welcoming the business students at our Innovation Centre to show them how, with our...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
1489 Frances Street Vancouver, BC V5L 1Z1
Fri, April 12, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Free. Instructor: Tara Moreau, Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs Turn over a new leaf and learn more about plants and ecology with us! As a volunteer with UBC Botanical Garden, you can participate in helping us run...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 14:00
Fri, April 12, 2019 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM LEON AND THEA KOERNER UNIVERSITY CENTRE. PhD Final Oral Defence by: Sarah J.M. Harper The Contributions by Women to Fisheries Economies Worldwide Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Latecomers will not be admitted All are welcome to attend...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:30