Teaching, Learning and Research

UBC’s ambitious goals are for all students to have access to sustainability learning alongside their chosen degree program; to create diverse learning and co curricular engagement opportunities for students; and to be a global leader in applied research on sustainable behaviour, infrastructure, and communities.

Teaching and Learning

UBC faculty advance sustainability by collectively teaching thousands of students a diversity of sustainability-related courses and programs.

SUSTAINABILITY-RELATED COURSES

SUSTAINABILITY-RELATED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS (2010-2017)

PATHWAY GRANTS AWARDED TO SIX FACULTIES (2014-2017)

SEEDS Sustainability Program

The SEEDS Sustainability Program creates partnerships between students, faculty, staff and community partners to work together on research projects that are tested on campus, and applied in real-world settings.

STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS ENGAGED

PROJECTS (OVER 1000 SINCE INCEPTION)

RESEARCH REPORTS

COURSES INTEGRATED SEEDS PROJECTS

Co-Curricular Student Engagement

UBC supports student learning in sustainability through co-curricular engagement programs that provide leadership training, support student-initiated projects, and empower peer-led networks of sustainability champions.

STUDENTS JOINED THE STUDENT SUSTAINABILITY NETWORK

PEOPLE ATTENDED SUSTAINABILITY AMBASSADORS EVENTS  

UBC Sustainability Scholars Program

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program provides UBC graduate students with the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience while working on applied sustainability projects through paid internships with partner organizations and local governments across the region.

SUSTAINABILITY SCHOLARS WORKED WITH NINE PARTNERS ACROSS OUR REGION

GREENEST CITY SCHOLARS EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF VANCOUVER (SINCE 2010)

PARTNERS ENGAGED IN SCHOLARS PROGRAM (SINCE 2010)

INTERNSHIPS AWARDED TO UBC GRADUATE STUDENTS (SINCE 2010)