UBC’s Okanagan campus aspires to build and demonstrate a sustainable campus that reflects a balance in its environmental, economic, and socially responsible values across campus operations, teaching, learning, and research.
The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus supports a population of over 8,000 FTE students and 900 faculty and staff, with campus operations expanding over 135,498 sq.m. of building space. Measures to advance the campus sustainability stewardship cross operational and academic units.
- Sustainability OperationsThe Sustainability Office works with a diverse group of stakeholders across multiple units to advance campus sustainability performance.
- AcademicsThe UBC Okanagan campus supports the advancement of sustainability academically.
- Culture & ExperienceThe UBC Okanagan campus supports a culture of sustainability.
- Campus Sustainability ToursTake a campus sustainability walking tour and learn about what makes the UBC Okanagan campus sustainable, from green roofs to solar panels and eco-art displays. Group led tours are provided to staff, faculty, students, prospective students, members of community and business, developers, not for profit and special interest groups. Tailored to meet your specific needs, our tours range from sustainability staff-led tours, to experiences that feature subject matter experts on systems like the campus aquifer based geo-exchange district energy system.