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.

Climate Change & Energy
The climate emergency is one of the most pressing issues of our time. At this pivotal moment, the decisions and actions we take today will reverberate beyond our own borders and lifetimes.

Pathways to Indigenous Equity: An Indigenous Lens on Health Systems Transformation & Research

The Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy 5th Annual Conference - Governing Territorial Food Systems: Legal Obstacles and Opportunities

Go by Bike Week

Human Well-being & Social Systems

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

Fri, June 7, 2013 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $45 public, $35 garden members (includes UBC students) all applicable taxes and fees included. Espalier is a pruning technique of training fruit trees into interesting shapes. Brendan Fisher will discuss the cultural requirements, how to...
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Friday, June 7, 2013 - 05:00
Fri, May 31, 2013 1:15 PM - 3:45 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. Exams are typically used for evaluation in post secondary education, two stage exams are a simple technique that changes exams into a powerful learning experience. In two stage exams (aka cooperative exams...
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Friday, May 31, 2013 - 06:15
Fri, May 31, 2013 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. UBC is internationally recognized for its technology-enhanced learning initiatives and last fall, UBC announced an agreement with Coursera to provide free, publicly available non-credit courses to a...
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Friday, May 31, 2013 - 01:30
Thu, May 30, 2013 1:15 PM - 3:45 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. Technology is a powerful resource that can be used to strengthen existing educational practices. UBC faculty members have embraced the use of a wide-range of technology approaches and tools to support...
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 06:15
Thu, May 30, 2013 1:15 PM - 3:45 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. Skilled actors awe crowds with their physical prowess, vocal strength, flexibility and most importantly, their ability to forge a deep connection with an audience. How can we, as teachers, make use of...
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 06:15
Thu, May 30, 2013 9:15 AM - 11:45 AM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. This hands-on workshop is designed for faculty who want to learn more about the science of learning and discover 7 research-based principles and strategies (based on Susan Ambrose's How Learning Works)...
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 02:15
Wed, May 29, 2013 1:15 PM - 3:45 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. Evidence of your teaching and research accomplishments should be gathered with equal commitment and care. In developing a teaching portfolio, you learn to collect relevant materials, present them in an...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 06:15
Wed, May 29, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. Consider the UBC student population: 79% speak two or more languages, and 50% speak English as their mother tongue. How can instructors draw the full academic potential out of our linguistically diverse...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 05:00
Wed, May 29, 2013 9:15 AM - 11:45 AM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. In this workshop we will explore how arts-based activities and creative expression can support learners to develop understandings of concepts and theories. Arts-based and creative processes include such...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 02:15
Tue, May 28, 2013 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. Students can provide useful formative (during a course) feedback for continuous teaching improvement. Asking for, providing, and responding to this feedback in respectful ways can benefit both instructors...
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 06:15

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