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

UBC Farm invites you to *Online* Virtual Foraging for Survival. This event is one of several food skills education workshops featured in the UBC Farm 2022 Community Workshop series. For a detailed event description and to register, please visit: https://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/events/event/online-virtual-...
When:
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 18:00 to 19:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
The UN’s “ Code Red for humanity ,” issues the most dire warning yet on the state of our planet’s health and the outsized role we have played in creating this crisis. We are confronted with overwhelming evidence that our world is hurtling towards a future with irreversible and catastrophic...
When:
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 09:00 to Friday, February 18, 2022 - 17:00
Location:
Remote/On location
Meet non-profits tackling issues in the fashion industry based in Vancouver. Featuring presenters from Working Gear, Threading Change, Frameworq, followed by moderated panel discussion.
When:
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:30
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
Meet non-profits tackling issues in the fashion industry based in Vancouver. Featuring presenters from Working Gear, Threading Change, and Frameworq, followed by moderated panel discussion. Register Now
When:
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 12:00
Location:
Virtual
Meet youth who work in the fashion sector on amazing projects that aim towards a more sustainable future.
When:
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 17:00 to 18:30
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
Meet youth who work in the fashion sector on amazing projects that aim towards a more sustainable future. More details including speaker line-up coming soon. Register Now
When:
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 17:00
Location:
Virtual
Drop-in at the Centre for Interactive Research for Sustainability with your old clothing to learn hands-on skills for repair and re-use. No RSVP required.
When:
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 11:30 to 13:30
Location:
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)
Drop-in at the Centre for Interactive Research for Sustainability with your old clothing to learn hands-on skills for repair and re-use. No RSVP required.
When:
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 11:30 to 13:30
Location:
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
Learn more about the global fashion supply chain including issues related to worker’s rights, colonization, and who gets paid. Hosted by Founder of local non-profit Threading Change, Sophia Yang, introducing her unique take on a feminist fossil-free fashion future, including a new project:...
When:
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
Learn more about the global fashion supply chain including issues related to worker's rights, colonization, and who gets paid. Hosted by Founder of local non-profit Threading Change , Sophia Yang , introducing her unique take on a feminist fossil-free fashion future, including a new project: The...
When:
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 17:00
Location:
Virtual

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