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
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Climate justice advocates for a shift in the focus of dialogue on climate change away from economic imperatives and technical solutions, to protecting the human rights of those most vulnerable to its effects, both globally and locally.

SDG Week

“Just Is”≠ Justice

Does regional climate planning matter?

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.

Events by Date

Past Events

Fri, September 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. This event takes place online. Please click link below for RSVP information Speaker: Dr. Jessica Sparks Associate Director, University of Nottingham Rights Lab Investigative journalism and emerging scholarly research have posited links...
When:
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:00
Wed, September 23, 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM See description. Join UBC's Virtual Volunteer Fair to interact with passionate students, and community organizations across BC. This year's virtual event will feature 20+ community organizations looking for students to virtually volunteer right from their...
When:
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 13:00
WEBINAR: On Buildings, Energy, and Health in a Changing Climate Join us as Dr. Holly Samuelson presents research using building performance simulation among other methods to improve energy and environmental performance and human health in buildings and cities. This includes improving modeling...
When:
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
Location:
Online event
Fri, September 18, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). This event takes place online. Please click link below for RSVP information Speaker: Dr. Robert Blasiak, Stockholm Resilience Centre How could you not be interested in marine genetic resources? In recent...
When:
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 11:00
WEBINAR: Canada’s Building Regulatory System: Transformative Drivers and Future Directions This lecture serves as a primer on public policy for five levels of government (local, regional, Indigenous, provincial/territorial, federal), along with key drivers that contribute to government strategy,...
When:
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
Location:
Online event
Sun, July 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, August 8, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence...
When:
Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 00:00
Sun, July 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, August 8, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence...
When:
Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 00:00
Sun, July 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, August 8, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence...
When:
Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 00:00
Sun, July 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, August 8, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence...
When:
Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 00:00
Sun, July 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, August 8, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence...
When:
Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 00:00

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