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.
Human Well-being & Social Systems
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.
Sat, March 9, 2013 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM SIMON K.Y. LEE HKU-UBC HOUSE (GLOBAL LOUNGE) - BUILDING #1. Free - RSVP for tix. The Global Lounge will be holding another Professional Development Day entitled Local to Global: Weaving Your Own Web! This will be a day of workshops and discussions hosted by our...
Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 02:30
Thu, March 7, 2013 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. WHERE: Lower foyer Open to the Public Second-year Creative Writing students from the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies take a novel approach to discovering their emerging voice as writers with research blending plant metaphors and plant...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 04:00
Wed, March 6, 2013 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM See description. Free. Presenters: Dr. Gerald Fallon, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education – Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Dr. Jerald Paquette,Professor, Faculty of Education, Eductional Leadership and Policy...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 05:30
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