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

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:
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 - 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:
Monday, December 27, 2021 - 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:
Sunday, December 26, 2021 - 10:00 to 14:00
Location:
UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
Thu, December 2, 2021 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Join the Centre for Community Engaged Learning's Social Impact Lab on Activating Solidarity Economies for an interactive opportunity to learn from community organizations that prioritize environment and social objectives before profit...
When:
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 17:00
Wed, December 1, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM See description. Salmon from freshwater to the ocean: there and back again Knowledge integration across salmon life histories Salmonids are keystone species in marine, freshwater and riparian ecosystems across the north Pacific region and essential to the...
When:
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:00
Presented by CJUBC and the UBC Climate Hub. From Declaration to Transformation Where: AMS Nest Atrium When: 4-6pm Speakers including: Anjali Appadurai Avi Lewis Naomi Klein Kanahus Manuel Kai Nagata Chief Ninawa Huni Kui With BC on the frontlines of climate breakdown and fossil fuel extraction, how...
When:
Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 16:00 to 18:00
Location:
AMS the Nest
Thu, November 18, 2021 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Join the Centre for Community Engaged Learning's Social Impact Lab on Activating Solidarity Economies for an interactive opportunity to learn from community organizations that prioritize environment and social objectives before profit...
When:
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 17:00
Presented in partnership with the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Join us for a reading by Dallas Hunt from CREELAND , a collection of poetry concerned with connections to home and language, even from great distances, and the power of these connections as part of a process of creating, living,...
When:
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:30
Location:
Live Webinar and Limited In-Person
Wed, November 10, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PONDEROSA COMMONS NORTH (OAK AND CEDAR HOUSES). https://edst.educ.ubc.ca/nov-10-2021/ The Amazon holds a unique place within the living fabric of the Earth. Its significance to the climate emergency and the wider extinction crisis is attested by science,...
When:
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 14:00
Hear the latest updates with live reports from UBC delegates in Glasgow. Find out who’s there, what’s happening on the ground, and where climate action is headed next. Webinar recording Moderated conversation and live audience Q&A. Featuring: EMAN ALSULAITI Undergraduate Student, CENES – Modern...
When:
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:30
Location:
Zoom

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