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.


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.


Panic to Power: Build Your Confidence

Panic to Power: Build Your Confidence

August 25, 2020 Panic to Power: Build Your Confidence Turn your unease into motivated, productive energy that will help you approach your goals with increased comfort and confidence.


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.


Beaty@Home Live: Bryophytes, Fungi & Lichens

Beaty@Home Live: Bryophytes, Fungi & Lichens

August 12, 2020 Beaty@Home Live: Bryophytes, Fungi & Lichens Dr. Karen Golinski recently joined the Beaty Biodiversity Museum as Collections Curator – Bryophytes, Fungi & Lichens. In this session, learn more about Karen, her research and her experience.


Webinar – Leading Diversity and Inclusion

Webinar – Leading Diversity and Inclusion

August 19, 2020 Webinar – Leading Diversity and Inclusion Gain a deeper understanding of how organizational practices and policies have affected diversity and inclusion efforts in the workplace.


Movie Night and Q&A: Remembering Inninimowin

Movie Night and Q&A: Remembering Inninimowin

August 27, 2020 Movie Night and Q&A: Remembering Inninimowin Join a virtual screening of Remembering Inninimowin, followed by an online Q&A with director Jules Arita Koostachin.


Finding, Using, and Adapting Open Resources For Your Courses

Finding, Using, and Adapting Open Resources For Your Courses

August 19, 2020 Finding, Using, and Adapting Open Resources For Your Courses This session is intended to address common questions concerning openly licensed materials for teaching and learning.


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.


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!


Chef Challenge 2020

Chef Challenge 2020

July 30, 2020 Chef Challenge 2020 UBC’s most exciting culinary showdown is back! Watch a virtual kitchen face-off between chefs from UBC Okanagan and UBC Vancouver and vote for your favourite team.


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.


Foraging Survival Trip

Foraging Survival Trip

July 2, 2020 Foraging Survival Trip Join UBC Farm and Chef Robin Kort to learn everything from forage super-foods to any poisonous plants you should avoid.


Movie Night and Q&A: First Words with Dr. Jenny Saffran

Movie Night and Q&A: First Words with Dr. Jenny Saffran

July 2, 2020 Movie Night and Q&A: First Words with Dr. Jenny Saffran Join Language Sciences for Movie Night, featuring a virtual screening of First Words and an online Q&A with Dr. Jenny Saffran, interviewed in the film.


Well-being in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience

Well-being in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience

July 8, 2020 Well-being in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience Are you craving to be outdoors and (re-)connect with nature? Replace stress with relaxation and mindfulness in this experiential session.


Making Space for Indigenous Governance: Two Examples in Conversation

Making Space for Indigenous Governance: Two Examples in Conversation

July 9, 2020 Making Space for Indigenous Governance: Two Examples in Conversation  Dr. Damien Lee and Marrissa Mathews, PhD Candidate, discuss Anishinaabe and urban governance systems, and some of the nuances often overlooked in mainstream political discussions.


Vandana Shiva – The Future of Food and Farming in a Pandemic World

Vandana Shiva – The Future of Food and Farming in a Pandemic World

July 31, 2020 Vandana Shiva – The Future of Food and Farming in a Pandemic World This UBC Connects Masterclass connects a small group of Faculty of Land and Food Systems students with Dr. Vandana Shiva to discuss creative solutions to real-world problems.