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.

What might sea level rise look like at UBC? A new mural in the AMS sustainability corridor offers a glimpse into future possibilities. Join local artists Josianne Assignon and Ana Julia Leon to celebrate the completion of the mural and to learn how...

Sustainability Education Fellows Information Session

Sustainability Photo Pop-Up Exhibition

Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems

Plug Yourself into UBC Research: a Series for Undergraduate Students

Climate Emergency Week

Climate Emergency week at UBC seeks to convene and energize communities of climate action at UBC. Join our events, workshops and activities, and take collective action for justice, people, and our planet.

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.

SDG Week Canada

SDG Week Canada is a national collaboration featuring workshops, panels, and other interactive programming to increase awareness of and engagement with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on university and college campuses.

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

The Bike Kitchen Presents: The Right to Repair July 29, 2023 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM at UBC Robson Square ( map ) RSVP About the Event UBC’s Bike Kitchen presents “The Right to Repair”, a sustainability forum targeting industry issues surrounding the sale of “built-to-fail”...
When:
Saturday, July 29, 2023 - 12:00 to 17:00
Location:
UBC Robson Square
FACTS Public Panel: Tackling Climate Change and the Just Transition to Renewable Energy – SOLD OUT July 27, 2023 2:30 pm – 9:00 pm at UBC Robson Square ( map ) SOLD OUT About the Event This two-part event is part of a series of French-Ameri-Can Climate Panels (FACTS) on climate change that...
When:
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 14:30 to 21:00
Location:
UBC Robson Square
UBC Blueberry Fest (July 26 – 28) Celebrate BC Blueberries. Free Event (no admission) 9am to 1pm daily at the UBC Bookstore Plaza Pancake breakfast with Ethical Bean coffee Daily Chef Demo Blueberry baked goods Live music Bulk local blueberries from Mandair Farm UBC Farm Campus Market Remember to...
When:
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - 09:00 to Friday, July 28, 2023 - 13:00
Location:
UBC Bookstore
Are you a resident of the Downtown Eastside and interested in engaging in climate change-related activities to help work towards a more just climate policy? Join the UBC Climate Action Mobilizers, UBC Sustainability Hub, UBC Learning Exchange, and Working Gear on July 19, 2023 for a pop-up event,...
When:
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 - 12:00 to 15:00
Location:
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Are you a resident of South Surrey and interested in providing feedback on how to make Bakerview Park more inclusive, accessible and climate resilient? Join the UBC Climate Action Mobilizers, Alex House and the Youth Space on July 11, 2023 for a pop-up event, featuring free prizes, barbecue,...
When:
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 14:30 to 16:30
Location:
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STEAMing Ahead: A Science Community Day June 17, 2023 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at UBC Robson Square ( map ) RSVP About the Event Bring your friends and family down for a free day of science and activities suitable for everyone! Programming will include two shows by Science World. Festival-goers of...
When:
Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 10:00 to 15:00
Location:
UBC Robson Square
Are you interested in learning about mobility justice, sustainable transportation, and city-building through an anti-racism lens? Join B.E.S.T . (Better Environmentally Sound Transportation) and the UBC Climate Action Mobilizers on June 17th, 2023 in a strategic planning workshop. This workshop is...
When:
Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 09:00 to 16:00
Location:
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)
Cities are complex, interconnected systems that support habitats and livelihoods. Their outwards and upwards growth has transformed the landscape at an unprecedented rate, uprooting native species and introducing invasive ones. Human activity has altered waterways and drainage systems; the...
When:
Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location:
Online/Virtual Event
UBC faculty, students, staff, community members and organizations across BC are invited to t ake part in a day of activities focusing on decolonization, the dignity and rights of humans and more than human world, education, climate justice, and just transition. A special weaving workshop led by a...
When:
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 08:00 to 17:00
Location:
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)
UBC faculty, students, staff, community members and organizations across BC are invited to join Together|Ensemble at UBC – Advancing the SDGs in British Columbia as we discuss and explore key cross-cutting themes relating to: Decolonization Climate Justice Education Just Transition Events and...
When:
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 08:00 to 17:00
Location:
BC Hydro Theatre, UBC Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall, UBC

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