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Find out more about an internship opportunity with the CSS and UBC Athletics & Recreation

Paid internship opportunity with World DanceSport Federation

Call for Applications – UBC Sustainability Scholars Fall 2015 (Paid Internship) World DanceSport Federation Project: Developing a Sustainability Programme or Plan for the World DanceSport Federation In collaboration with both on- and off-campus sustainability partners, the UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) is pleased to offer UBC graduate students the opportunity to work in funded sustainability internship projects. […]

Vista 2015: “Securing the future for young para-athletes”

Vista 2015: “Securing the future for young para-athletes”

Oct 7-10, 2015 Objectives To provide a forum for exchange on current information, research and expertise related to Paralympic Sport and the Paralympic Movement. To enhance and promote cross-disciplinary professional interaction among sport scientists, coaches, athletes and sport administrator Target Audience Sports scientists and researchers, classifiers, coaches/trainers, sports administrators and athletes Where AC Hotel Palau […]

Find out more about an internship opportunity with the CSS and UBC Athletics & Recreation

Paid internship opportunity with the CSS and UBC Athletics & Recreation

Through the UBC Sustainability Scholars program, we are seeking a graduate student to work on a project with the Sport Hosting Vancouver partnership, developing an evaluation framework for the economic and social impact of sport hosting in Vancouver. Sport Hosting Vancouver is a partnership between UBC, the City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Hotel Destination Association, Tourism Vancouver and PavCo. […]

USA's Dustin Johnson tees off the 18th during day one of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews, Fife.

Eco-friendly golf means not worrying if the grass is greener on the other course

Dr. Brian Wilson (Professor, School of Kinesiology at UBC) and Dr. Brad Millington (Lecturer, Department of Health at University of Bath and former M.A. and Ph.D. graduate of UBC School of Kinesiology) discuss the “greening of golf” as part of their ongoing work on environmental sustainability and sport.

Have Your Say: How can global sporting events have positive social impacts?

Have Your Say: How can global sporting events have positive social impacts?

Craig and Marc Kielburger, founders of Free The Children and Me to We, feature a biweekly Brain Storm column on the Globe and Mail which taps experts and readers for solutions to social issues. This week’s question: What’s your creative idea to bolster the eco and social impact of international sporting events?

Sustainable Event of the Year: Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games

Sustainable Event of the Year: Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games

UBC students, staff, and faculty contributed sustainability and health promotion solutions. View the Games Sustainability Report here