Top 10 Events to Attend in Summer 2020

Top 10 Events to Attend in Summer 2020

We’re going virtual! This summer, grab your device and join one of the many UBC events happening online.


Beaty@Home Live: Discovery Lab

Beaty@Home Live: Discovery Lab

July 15, 2020 Beaty@Home Live: Discovery Lab See and learn about real specimens, live from the Discovery Lab, including shark specimens and a great horned owl!


Switching Careers without Starting from Scratch

Switching Careers without Starting from Scratch

July 16, 2020 Switching Careers without Starting from Scratch In this webinar, AJ Tibando, BA’05, will provide some insight and tips she’s gathered over the years on how to switch careers successfully.


Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources

Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources

July 17, 2020 Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources Designing for accessibility benefits all learners. Join this workshop and learn useful processes, resources, and tips for getting started with accessibility.


Teaching Assistant Institute

Teaching Assistant Institute

July 20-24, 2020 Teaching Assistant Institute Supporting TAs as their roles change with the move to online summer and fall courses.


Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

June 10, 2020 Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Always wanted to learn how to grow your food but don’t know where to start? This beginners-level gardening workshop will go over all the basics.


DIY Media: Scripting and Storyboarding

DIY Media: Scripting and Storyboarding

June 4, 2020 DIY Media: Scripting and Storyboarding Explore the fundamentals of DIY media scripting and storyboarding.


Getting Through Unstable Times – Panel Discussion

Getting Through Unstable Times – Panel Discussion

June 2, 2020 Getting Through Unstable Times – Panel Discussion Hear first-hand experiences from resilient UBC Sauder alumni across North America who have faced uncertainty and navigated to success. 


A Conversation with Dr. Bonnie Henry: How the Invisible Infrastructure of Public Health Offers Hope in a Pandemic

A Conversation with Dr. Bonnie Henry: How the Invisible Infrastructure of Public Health Offers Hope in a Pandemic

June 8, 2020 A Conversation with Dr. Bonnie Henry: How the Invisible Infrastructure of Public Health Offers Hope in a Pandemic Join Dr. Bonnie Henry and Dr. Dermot Kelleher as they explore the meaning of public health, and how many of its lesser-known aspects are crucial to how we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Connect your Research in COVID Times

Connect your Research in COVID Times

June 3, 2020 Connect your Research in COVID Times Learn how to share your knowledge and contribute to the public discussion in light of the pandemic.


Lunch + Lift

Lunch + Lift

June 3, 2020 Lunch + Lift Get some fitness in over lunch time and learn how you can enhance your performance with food.


UBC Virtual Graduation Ceremony

UBC Virtual Graduation Ceremony

June 17, 2020 UBC Virtual Graduation Ceremony Celebrate the Class of 2020! While we may not be gathering in person, we stand with our graduates in spirit, take pride in their achievements and share their joy.


IRP Community Call-In: Countdown to Workday

IRP Community Call-In: Countdown to Workday

June 18, 2020 IRP Community Call-In: Countdown to Workday Attend a call-in update on UBC’s upcoming HR and Finance system, Workday.


Coping Together: How community connection lifts us mentally, socially, and physiologically

Coping Together: How community connection lifts us mentally, socially, and physiologically

June 19, 2020 Coping Together: How community connection lifts us mentally, socially, and physiologically Join UBC experts to discuss how community connection can continue to bring us hope, what nurses can teach us from supporting patients, and the science behind coping with stress.


Leadership and Representation: Connecting with communities and amplifying voices

Leadership and Representation: Connecting with communities and amplifying voices

June 25, 2020 Leadership and Representation: Connecting with communities and amplifying voices Join Matthew Green, Member of Parliament, and Andrea Reimer, former Vancouver City Councillor, as they share their experiences on how to bring diverse voices to the table.


Garden Problem Solving

Garden Problem Solving

June 24, 2020 Garden Problem Solving Learn how to solve garden problems and make the best of a challenging growing situation.


Climate Emergency Virtual Dialogue: Partnerships

Climate Emergency Virtual Dialogue: Partnerships

June 25, 2020 Climate Emergency Virtual Dialogue: Partnerships Take part in a dialogue on building collaborative solutions with nonprofits, government, Indigenous peoples, members of the public and industry.


How to Tell a Great Story Using Data

How to Tell a Great Story Using Data

June 25, 2020 How to Tell a Great Story Using Data How can we become great storytellers when those stories rely on data? Learn what data visualization and data storytelling is all about.


Funding Your Year at UBC

Funding Your Year at UBC

July 7, 2020 Funding Your Year at UBC This webinar will cover budgeting tips, payment options, and financial resources that may be available to you as a UBC student.


Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace

Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace

July 7, 2020 Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace This workshop teaches participants how to make informed decisions about their communicative choices and represent themselves in an appropriate, professional manner.


Get Hired UBC Virtual Fair

Get Hired UBC Virtual Fair

June 10, 2020 Get Hired UBC Virtual Fair Connect with 25+ organizations looking to recruit from various academic disciplines for 650+ paid and volunteer positions.


Getting Trolled on the Campaign Trail: How Candidates Address Online Harassment and Incivility

Getting Trolled on the Campaign Trail: How Candidates Address Online Harassment and Incivility

June 11, 2020 Getting Trolled on the Campaign Trail: How Candidates Address Online Harassment and Incivility Join Dr. Grace Lore as she discusses policy changes and individual strategies for addressing online harassment directed at candidates.


alumNIGHTS Pride

alumNIGHTS Pride

June 12, 2020 alumNIGHTS Pride Join Alumni UBC in celebrating Pride online, with fabulous music and a live performance. All are welcome!


The Price of Tomorrow: A Conversation with Jeff Booth About Today’s Economy

The Price of Tomorrow: A Conversation with Jeff Booth About Today’s Economy

June 29, 2020 The Price of Tomorrow: A Conversation with Jeff Booth About Today’s Economy Join Jeff Booth in a conversation about the current economy and his book ‘The Price of Tomorrow: Why Deflation is the Key to an Abundant Future’. 


Family Ties: Connecting Food and Learning at Home

Family Ties: Connecting Food and Learning at Home

June 30, 2020 Family Ties: Connecting Food and Learning at Home Take part in a delicious discussion on the kitchen as the classroom.