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Learn how to weave with invasive plants and garden clippings! This workshop will cover the basics of twining – one of the most important techniques practiced by BC First Nations groups and European people.
Proposal deadline December 10
Registration closes March 1, 2019
You’re invited to the 11th Annual School of Community and Regional (SCARP) Student Symposium. The theme, [Re]present, is about coming together to reflect on our history, re-examine how we engage in planning practice, and redefine our future.
A new paid internship opportunity from UBC’s Sustainability Scholars Program. The successful candidate will undertake an assessment of research collaborations between UBC and the City of Vancouver.
Deadline November 30
UBC’s Sustainability Initiative (USI) is excited to offer Student Sustainability Network (SSN) members the opportunity to apply for funding to attend a sustainability-related conference.
During the wet week of Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2018, the bi-annual regional BTWW competition saw 315 UBC riders on 77 teams collectively ride 18,500 kilometres and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 4,000kg.
Campaign ends January 9, 2019
Make an impact for a greener tomorrow. Support this UBC student-led interdisciplinary design project by 25 students in landscape architecture to address climate change across the UBC campus!
A new online art exhibit paints an amazing picture of the global food system through colour and data-driven visualization. The research underlying this exhibit helps inform sustainable decision-making.
Applications close November 30
The entrepreneurship@UBC Social Venture stream supports impact-driven entrepreneurs whose main goal is to solve a pressing social, environmental and / or economic issue. Applications for the 2019 cohort are open now!
Applications close December 16
The World’s Challenge Challenge is a competition hosted by the UBC Global Lounge which seeks to engage students on international issues and encourage them to play a part in sparking social change. Teams of students pitch solutions to global problems for a chance to win $6,000.