It’s nearly five pm on Saturday April 1, 2017, and a crowd of more than three thousand people has gathered on Main Mall at UBC to help raise the Reconciliation Pole, a monument to the survivors of Canada’s residential schools.
In the Spotlight
UBC Bioenergy Research & Demonstration Facility tour
Join us April 11, 12-1pm for a special tour for Sustainability Coordinators of UBC's Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Facility (BRDF) and see inside the award-winning facility that produces renewable energy on campus. RSVP to reserve your space.
Utown@UBC grants program recipients announced
This year's grant projects included a rooftop lantern festival at the AMS Nest and a cedar weaving project led by the Musqueam community members. Find out about these projects coming to your neighbourhood on our website.
Welcome to David Waldron
David Waldron joins UBC Okanagan as the Director, Campus Planning and Development. David will be responsible for long-term land use planning including the Okanagan campus Master Plan, space planning, sustainability, landscape design, transportation initiatives and community building. Read more.
Students learn through community projects
Students from Land and Food Systems work to increase the sustainability of the UBC campus food system. Projects include those developed in partnership with UBC SEEDS Sustainability Program and on campus partners. Learn more.
Earth Day: UBC seed library at Wesbrook
Join us on Earth Day to celebrate the launch of the Education and Woodward Seed Lending Libraries. Partake in family-friendly activities, browse our collections of seeds and books, and take a few seeds to get your garden started. Learn more.
UBC's Next Century strategic planning process
If you haven't already done so, please provide feedback on the draft strategic priorities, core commitments, and key trends through an online survey, open until April 20, 2017.
UBC offers free online course on ecodesign for cities and suburbs
Dr. Larry Beasley aims to spark a revolution in the way city-dwellers worldwide think about their neighbourhoods. In collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Barnett of the University of Pennsylvania, he has created a new UBC ExL course titled “Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs.” Learn more.
Pop Up Playground & Lee Square light shows
Light and magic illuminate the nights outside the Bookstore on UBC Vancouver campus. Learn more.