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Munro, Alison; Marcus, Jean; Dolling, Katie; Robinson, John; Wahl, Jennifer – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper describes the sustainability partnership between the City of Vancouver and the University of British Columbia (UBC) and, in particular, the co-curricular Greenest City Scholars graduate student internship program, which has been developed by the two organizations. Through the program, UBC graduate students work on projects at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs
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Coops, Nicholas C.; Marcus, Jean; Construt, Ileana; Frank, Erica; Kellett, Ron; Mazzi, Eric; Munro, Alison; Nesbit, Susan; Riseman, Andrew; Robinson, John; Schultz, Anneliese; Sipos, Yona – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: Delivery of sustainability-related curriculum to undergraduate students can be problematic due to the traditional "siloing" of curriculum by faculties along disciplinary lines. In addition, while there is often a ready availability of courses focused on sustainability issues in the later years of students' programs, few early…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Curriculum Development, Undergraduate Students, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Moore, Janet; Pagani, Freda; Quayle, Moura; Robinson, John; Sawada, Brenda; Spiegelman, George; Van Wynsberghe, Rob – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2005
Purpose--In 1997, the University of British Columbia (UBC) adopted a sustainable development policy stating that the campus should adhere to sustainable practices in all of its actions and mandates and that all students who attend UBC will be educated about sustainability. The purpose of the paper is to consider how far UBC has moved in the last…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Collaborative Writing, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development