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.

FREE PUBLIC TALK (ONLINE & IN-PERSON) The University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) Vancouver Summit invites you to join for a panel discussion asking the question, “How do we use the resources and influence of universities to catalyze...

Basic Bike Maintenance (free)

Built Environment & Mobility

Intro to City Cycling (free)

Built Environment & Mobility

Re-storying our Relations with the Natural World – Mother Trees Forest Walk

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.

Climate Justice Series

In response to the focus on climate justice as part of UBC’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency and recommendations from its Climate Emergency Task Force (CETF) Report the UBC Sustainability Initiative launched the Climate Justice Series, featuring sessions that examine climate justice from various perspectives, locally and globally.

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Past Events

Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. Come on out to this free-admission, all-ages event to celebrate celebrate food, music and community at Vancouver's unique urban farm! Please stay tuned for updates on our 10th annual event. This year, we're excited to feature: - Family-...
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 08:00
Fri, September 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Dr. Marcello Veiga, Professor with the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC for a seminar on "Artisanal Gold Mining: Pollution and Poverty Trap" Location: Friday Sept. 14, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, MacMillan 154 All...
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 08:00
Mon, September 10, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Sustainability is a complex issue when viewed from a triple-bottom line perspective of people, planet and profits. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the origins of sustainability and the key concepts and drivers that...
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 11:30
Thu, August 30, 2012 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. Learn about basics of bike mechanics, cycling around UBC and greater Vancouver area, The Bike Co-op/Kitchen. Phone: 604.822.BIKE(2453) website: calendar: facebook group: https://www...
Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 04:00
Wed, August 29, 2012 3:30 PM - 3:30 PM FOOD, NUTRITION AND HEALTH BUILDING. Professor Nazlin Howell from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Guildford in Surrey, UK, will be speaking about her EU project "Improving food security by reducing post-harvest losses in the...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 08:30
Sun, August 26, 2012 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM See description. Location: Kits Farmers Market 2690 Larch Street at 10th Avenue, Parking Lot of Kitsilano Community Centre google map : The Cycling Resource Centre is a new pilot project of the AMS Bike Co-op. We know that there are a...
Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 03:00
Sat, August 25, 2012 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $8 (early bird rate for first 30 tickets sold, then $10), purchase tickets online at . UBC BirdQuest is a campus-wide bird-themed scavenger hunt taking place at UBC Vancouver. This event is a great...
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 06:30
Sat, August 18, 2012 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. Free. Looking for a unique and fresh Saturday outing? Join the UBC Farm for our weekly Saturday markets, from 9am - 1pm, for a delicious assortment of farm-fresh produce, herbs, eggs and flowers. Located on a peaceful, agrarian oasis in...
Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 02:00
Tue, July 3, 2012 9:00 AM - Fri, August 24, 2012, 4:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Send your child on an adventure exploring nature and biodiversity. Campers spend a week learning about the natural world through participating in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities and games with new friends...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 02:00
**The summer 2020 course has been cancelled Due to the pandemic and it’s uncertain trajectory in the coming months, this course has been cancelled for summer 2020. Over the next few months, USI, Vanessa Andreotti, and Will Valley will be creating a set of on-line resources and developing strategies...
An experiential learning course for UBC Faculty and Staff