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

Panel event featuring local fashion brands including Knix and more. Featuring presentations from designers, education and outreach staff, and local branch managers.
When:
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 12:00 to 14:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
Panel event with local fashion brands including Knix and more. Featuring presentations from designers, education and outreach staff, and local branch managers. Discussion moderated by students from the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors Program . Register Now
When:
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 12:00
Location:
Virtual
Featuring Aja Barbers new book, Consumed: The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change, and Consumerism A call to action for consumers everywhere, Consumed asks us to look at how and why we buy what we buy, how it’s created, who it benefits, and how we can solve the problems...
When:
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:30
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
** FREE ONLINE EVENT** Live talk from Aja Barber about her new book Consumed: The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change, and Consumerism A call to action for consumers everywhere, Consumed asks us to look at how and why we buy what we buy, how it's created, who it benefits, and...
When:
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 12:00
Location:
Virtual
Join this webinar to hear what brands in the Global South are doing to promote sustainable fashion futures in their local communities. From Fair Trade principles to real-life women-owned and operated fashion brands, learn about efforts to address sustainability issues related to raw materials,...
When:
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 12:00 to 14:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
Join this virtual webinar to hear what brands in the Global South are doing to promote sustainable fashion futures in their local communities. From Fair Trade principles to real-life women-owned and operated fashion brands, learn about efforts to address sustainability issues related to raw...
When:
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 12:00
Location:
Virtual
**Event recordings are now up on our YouTube channel .** The UBC Sustainability Initiative is excited to be back hosting Sustainable Fashion Week in 2022! Join other students, staff and faculty at UBC to learn more about the social and environmental issues surrounding the “fast fashion” industry,...
When:
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 09:00 to Friday, February 11, 2022 - 17:00
Location:
Online
Join the Sustainability Hub and FNHL for a virtual student drop in! Share your climate concerns and ideas for UBC’s responsibility as a climate leader, learn more about scholarship opportunities focused on sustainability, and find out how to get more involved in upcoming climate and sustainability...
When:
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location:
Zoom
Recycle your Christmas tree! Proceeds directly support Thunderbird Elementary, a school located in East Vancouver with a high percentage of vulnerable students and families. Garden lessons, provided by SPEC (Society Promoting Environmental Conservation), give students the opportunity to observe,...
When:
Sunday, January 9, 2022 - 10:00 to 14:00
Location:
UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
Recycle your Christmas tree! Proceeds directly support Thunderbird Elementary, a school located in East Vancouver with a high percentage of vulnerable students and families. Garden lessons, provided by SPEC (Society Promoting Environmental Conservation), give students the opportunity to observe,...
When:
Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 10:00 to 14:00
Location:
UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research

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