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.

Production, Consumption & Waste
Sustainable Fashion Week is an opportunity for students, staff and faculty at UBC to learn more about the social and environmental issues surrounding the “fast fashion” industry, and to explore alternatives including sustainable buying, clothing...

Touching salmon: When is it wrong? Consequences of release or escape from fisheries capture

UBC Reads Sustainability presents Ziya Tong

Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste

UBC Farm Practicum Program in Sustainable Agriculture

Sun, October 27, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM See description. 2020 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable...

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.

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Past Events

Tue, May 14, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at:
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 10:00
Sat, May 11, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM UBC FARM. 60. Let’s learn how to make the delicious Japanese sweet snack, Daifuku! This sticky rice mochi snack is filled with sweet azuki anko red bean paste. As Daifuku and tea are the perfect combinations, we will also learn about and taste a couple beautiful...
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 14:30
Thu, May 9, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM UBC FARM. 40. Spend the summer enjoying your very own delicious fermented sodas! Avid fermenter Andrea Potter of Rooted Nutrition teaches this fun introduction to wild fermented sodas. We’ll taste and make ginger beer, and learn how to incorporate other flavours...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 18:00
UBC Farm
Wed, May 8, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM UBC FARM. 40. Come learn how to make your own rope for hanging succulents, making buntings, adding a personal touch to your gift wrapping, or any other functional or decorative use you can think of! Join Rebecca Graham in an exploration of one of the most ancient...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 18:30
Thu, May 2, 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Do you love plants? Are you interested in a career in horticulture? Are you currently a horticulture professional and want to take the next step in your career? If you answered yes to any of these questions then check out UBC Botanical Garden...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 18:30
Wed, May 1, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM UBC FARM. 45. Ever wanted to know how cloth is made? Our ancestors usually made their cloth themselves from the plants and animals in their surroundings, but today we usually don’t know where our cloth comes from, what it’s made of, or who made it. In this class,...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 18:00
Wed, May 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Location: AERL 107/8 Human activities can elevate nutrient levels in coastal waters. Nitrogen loading is of particular concern as it can lead to algal blooms, oxygen depletion, and other indicators of eutrophication...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:00
Fri, April 26, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Speaker: Santiago de la Puente Organized by the IOF Student Society Location: Hakai Node (Rm. 216, AERL)
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 11:00
Thu, April 25, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM See description. free. The Anthropocene is a term increasingly entering public and policy discourses, including those of the humanities and social sciences, and it is understood as a force now altering the planet’s biosphere and implicating human-kind in mass...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 19:00
For the second year in a row students from Rotterdam, one of Europe’s leading cities in urban sustainability, are coming to see the initiatives and opportunities in Vancouver and at Dudoc . On April 24th, we are welcoming the business students at our Innovation Centre to show them how, with our...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
1489 Frances Street Vancouver, BC V5L 1Z1