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.
Sat, May 4, 2013 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $60 (General Public), $50 (Garden Member). Are you an urban gardener? Join Linda Gilkeson for a class focussed on intensive food production in small spaces and community gardens. She will cover year-round planting schedules, the best...
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 02:30
Thu, April 25, 2013 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is the foremost World Heritage Site. Research over the past fifty years has shown why Serengeti is unique, what produces its vast numbers and biodiversity, how it became a protected area, and how...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 12:00
Thu, April 25, 2013 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY BUILDING. This is a session for Breath meditation plus a QA conducted by Chandima Gangodawila, Theravada Buddhist Chaplain to UBC. http://students.ubc.ca/livewell/spirituality/chaplains/theravada-buddhis... Place : ANSO Room 202 6303...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 09:30
Thu, April 25, 2013 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. "THE POACHING OF OUR WILDEST DREAMS: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, PREDATION AND THE LAW" Julian Aguon UBC is proud to host the live stream of Julian Aguon’s lecture, “The Poaching of Our Wildest Dreams: Indigenous Peoples and the Law.” This...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 09:00
Sat, April 20, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. “Dig Your Neighbourhood” Launch Event Saturday, April 20, 1:00 – 4:00 PM Knox Mountain Park, Kelowna, BC http://ecoartincubator.com/project-welcomewagon.php A family- friendly outdoor event Ever wondered how your street got its name? What was...
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 06:00
Fri, April 19, 2013 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. FREE. TIM LILBURN AND LAKE LAUNCH Event: Tim Lilburn Reading – part of Visiting Author Series Launch of Lake, with Lilburn, Portia Priegert and Emily Nilson Where Alternator Gallery - Suite 103-421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 When Friday...
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 12:00
Thu, April 11, 2013 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. This two-hour workshop will help students’ understanding and practice in two crucial areas of research-based academic writing: the organization of the message and the social positioning of the writer in relation to the reader...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 02:00
Thu, April 4, 2013 6:00 PM - Sat, April 6, 2013, 8:00 PM The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). FREE (Refundable $25 deposit). Our organizing committee of UBC students and community members wants to change the structure of Canada’s economy to prioritize human well-being and a...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 11:00
Thu, April 4, 2013 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. WHERE: Fipke Centre and Arts and Sciences Centre Open to the Public This year's Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences' (IKBSAS) Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on April 4, in the Fipke Centre and Arts and Sciences II...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 04:00
Tue, April 2, 2013 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM INTERNATIONAL HOUSE. Are you looking to make new connections? Would you like to learn about UBC, Vancouver and Canada by engaging in meaningful and fun conversations ? Do you want to meet new people and make new friends from different cultures? If you have...
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 23:00