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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Past Events

Wed, March 6, 2013 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. WHERE: University Centre Ballroom, room UNC200 Open to the Public This is a 'no bull' event! Watch as undergrad and grad students take to the stage for fun and academic fame, and place your vote! With three minutes on the clock and armed with...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 05:00
Mon, March 4, 2013 7:00 AM - Fri, March 8, 2013, 10:00 PM See description. March 4 to 8: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Open to the Public Each year researchers from UBC's Okanagan Campus publish books and journal articles to communicate their outstanding work with the world. Visit the Library during Celebrate...
Monday, March 4, 2013 - 00:00
Sat, March 2, 2013 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $45 public, $35 garden members (includes UBC students) all applicable taxes and fees included. A blend of classroom and field discussion with hands on learning of the basics of pruning, including: Safety, tools and their maintenance,...
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 03:00
Thu, February 28, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM INTERNATIONAL HOUSE. Off-Campus Work Permit Workshop Are you an international student interested in working off campus? To help you learn more about this program, we are offering Off-Campus Work Permit Workshop to discuss: ---How to assess your eligibility...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 05:00
Wed, February 27, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. How much will I pay if I visit the dentist? Am I covered for glasses and eye exam? How much is the prescription medication going to cost? Can I combine multiple medical plans? What is the difference between iMED, MSP, and AMS/GSS...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 06:00
Tue, February 26, 2013 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. There are no bad trees, only poor places where people plant them. Join Douglas Justice for an exploration of the best trees for Vancouver and the best ways and places to grow them. Speaker: Douglas Justice, Associate Director and...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 10:30
Tue, February 26, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM WOODWARD LIBRARY. Free. Are you an international student interested in living and working in Canada permanently after graduation? Government officers from the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) will give a presentation about how to apply for Canadian...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 07:00
Tue, February 26, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM INTERNATIONAL HOUSE. Free. Are you graduating and planning to look for a job in Canada? Do you want to know about government regulations on post-graduation work permit? How do you apply for the work permit? How can you find a job after graduation? What are...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 05:00
Mon, February 25, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING BUILDING. FREE. Title: Natural Gas for Transportation - Opportunities and Technologies Speakers: Dr. Gord McTaggart-Cowan and Dr. Ning Wu Location: 102-2360 East Mall, Vancouver BC Chemical Biological Engineering...
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 08:00
Wed, February 13, 2013 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free. In this talk I argue that the white gaze is a site of violence and caricature vis-a-vis the Black body. I theorize the white gaze within the context of an elevator encounter between a Black man and a white woman, and...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 05:30