As we near the end of the term, take a break from the rush of papers and assignments and head out to one of the many events taking place in UBC. Can’t decide? Here are 5 events you should check out before the term ends:
March 18th 2017
The theme of this year’s Impact Lab is Mindful Leadership on Indigenous Lands. Impact Lab is a semi-annual 1-day (9am-4pm) conference featuring workshops presented by a diverse group of UBC student leaders representing 34 globally minded clubs and organizations on campus hosted by the Global Lounge. Immerse yourself in a holistic educational experience as you learn more about the diverse issues that are influencing all of us today. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
March 23th-25th 2017
Interested in learning more about research opportunities on campus or what other likeminded students around you are up to? Attend the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC) on March 23-25 2017! Oral and poster presentations will be held at Henry Angus Building and Irving K. Barber Learning Centre respectively. MURC is a free event, open to all faculties across campus. Not only is MURC a great way to network with other students, you may also stumble upon a fascinating research idea you may want to explore!
March 26th – 29th 2017
The most anticipated event of the year, Storm the Wall promises an awesome time with your friends, classmates and team mates! Swim, sprint, bike, run & storm the wall! Participate as a Competitive or Just-for-Fun team, or challenge yourself to do the whole course on your own as an Iron Person. This is one UBC tradition you should not miss!
April 12th and 13th 2017
Dr. Goodall’s talks never fail to inspire people of all ages, from all walks of life, as she recounts her unique experiences as a young woman working alone in the rainforest and her hope for the future through her dedication to youth-led action for sustainable change. Learn more about Dr. Goodall’s experiences around the world at this unique event at the Chan Centre. Get your tickets now!
April 20th 2017
The Beaty Nocturnal is an exclusive monthly event that allows patrons to enjoy a night at the museum. Admission is by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm, with a whole host of family-friendly activities, including guided museum tours and hands-on activities where you can learn more about specimens in the museum and their current exhibitions.
What events are you looking forward to before the end of term? Send us your comments or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!