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
The climate emergency is one of the most pressing issues of our time. At this pivotal moment, the decisions and actions we take today will reverberate beyond our own borders and lifetimes.
Human Well-being & Social Systems
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.
Tue, May 28, 2013 9:15 AM - 11:45 AM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. In this highly interactive session you will get an opportunity to not only learn about Team-Based Learning (TBL), but also to experience it firsthand. TBL is a powerful instructional strategy that...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 02:15
Mon, May 27, 2013 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. The word “open” is increasingly being mentioned in conjunction with teaching and learning. Open education is an effort to eliminate access barriers, such as time and location, and this session will feature...
Monday, May 27, 2013 - 07:30
Mon, May 27, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. How do education research results inform post-secondary teaching practice? This session will include some lessons learned from the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative at UBC and a recent wide survey...
Monday, May 27, 2013 - 05:00
Mon, May 27, 2013 12:00 AM - Fri, May 31, 2013, 12:00 AM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. The CTLT Institute offers you an opportunity to network with colleagues and share practice and experiences around teaching, learning and technology. This year, we are offering 20+...
Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 17:00
Tue, May 21, 2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM See description. FREE. Water is important to all of us, but it has recently become especially exciting to astronomers hunting for alien worlds. We are now finding planets that orbit in the "habitable zones" around their parent stars. In astro-exoplanetary-science...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 11:30
Sat, May 18, 2013 12:00 AM - Fri, June 7, 2013, 12:00 AM UBC FARM. $950 - $1250. Permaculture Design Certification Course @ UBC Farm 2013 Locations: UBC Farm OUR Ecovillage, Vancouver Island and the City of Vancouver. Design Solutions for Sustainable Food, Building and Community Systems...
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 17:00
Thu, May 16, 2013 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. The Drop-in Clinics are open for administrators of UBC weblogs or websites to get one-on-one support in WordPress for Teaching and Learning or Administrative purposes. Participants should come prepared...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 06:00
Sat, May 11, 2013 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free admission. A Growing Affair, the evolution of the Garden’s popular and long-running annual Perennial Plant Sale, as the name suggests, includes more than just plants for sale. Designed to inform and empower plant lovers of all ages...
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 03:00
Thu, May 9, 2013 12:00 AM - Sun, August 25, 2013, 12:00 AM BEATY BIODIVERSITY CENTRE. Included with admission or membership. In this visual art exhibition by Edith Krause, [a]drift presents human life-sized images of tiny marine creatures. Merging the worlds of art and science, Krause chose...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 00:00
Wed, May 8, 2013 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. Free - Please Register. Have you just received your migrated Connect (formerly New LMS) course? Would you like to develop a better understanding of your migrated course and ensure that all the course contents and settings are...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 09:00