Category Archives: News & Events

Seeds of Knowledge at the UBC Farm | July 20, 2019

Come with your family and friends to learn about and celebrate research with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm! Seeds of Knowledge showcases the innovative research happening at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems and our partners, … Continue reading

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UBC Sustainability Initiative Course Finder

The UBC Sustainability Initiative Course Finder tool features over 600 sustainability related courses at the undergraduate and graduate level that address environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability. Make sustainability part of your degree and share with a friend to … Continue reading

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Developing Highly Skilled Professionals – MFRE May Workshops and Seminars

It’s summer and MFRE students are on their way with their Graduating Projects. In other words, they are officially immersed in the professional world, working in industry and academic projects. To prepare for this challenge they attended professional development workshops … Continue reading

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Agents of Change | July 22, 2019

The world we live in today is more seamless, more interconnected, and more global than ever before. Challenges such as the climate crisis, political polarization, and poverty aren’t isolated to any one nation or region of the planet. Solving them … Continue reading

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Health and Community Development Placement with The Aids Support Organization (TASO) – Uganda | Fall 2019

Want to learn about the psycho-social aspects of healthcare alongside a Ugandan NGO? Check out The Office of Regional and International Community Engagment’s co-curricular International Service Learning Placement with The Aids Support Organization (TASO) this fall. TASO is a national … Continue reading

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Student-directed Seminar for Fall 2019 (LFS 490)

Have you ever questioned the local tomatoes grown by migrant labour / the presence of campus food banks / or the demographics of food service workers? UBC students, if you’re still looking for a course to complete your time table, … Continue reading

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UBC Farm Community Workshops | July – December 2019

Want to learn something new? Join a UBC Farm community workshop!  Below is a list of workshops running from July to December 2019 and they are now open for registration! UBC Students (with valid ID) receive a discount on registration: … Continue reading

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2019 Winter Session Courses with International Engagement – ASTU 401

ASTU 401G Wicked Problems in Community Development This course is available for the 2019 Winter Session (January – April 2020) “WICKED PROBLEMS” is an upper level course led by the Faculty of Arts! This is a specialized interdisciplinary course: students … Continue reading

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Roots on the Roof presents Summer Solstice Celebration 2019 | June 27, 2019

Roots on the Roof would like to formally invite you to their Summer Solstice Celebration 2019! Celebrate this BEEautiful summer season and the abundance of the garden! Join  them for an evening at the rooftop garden at the Nest and … Continue reading

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UBC Farm Community Kitchen Series | June 15 & 19, 2019

The UBC Farm is hosting two community kitchens per month where community members (including students, faculty, staff and neighbours) come together to prepare a meal as a group. The goal in establishing a community kitchen at the UBC Farm is … Continue reading

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