UBC Bookstore Games Night

UBC Bookstore Games Night

Join your fellow campus gamers on Wednesday for a night of board games and fun! The event will feature free admission, 15% off board games, free snacks and beverages, more than 20 board games to play, and the chance to win a board game of your choice!


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in January

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in January

Welcome to 2018, UBC! There are plenty of events happening on campus in January to get you off to a good start. From activities to get you active like UBC REC’s Fit Mix Challenge to the opening of a new theatre piece by UBC Theatre & Film, there’s something new for everyone to try.


Thunderbirds Volleyball

Thunderbirds Volleyball

Watch the UBC Thunderbirds go head to head with the University of Manitoba’s Bisons for the first time in 2018.Both the Women’s and Men’s teams are playing back to back on Friday and Saturday so head out to the War Memorial Gym to cheer on your Thunderbirds. 


Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: The Four Seasons with violinist Philippe Quint

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: The Four Seasons with violinist Philippe Quint

The VSO will be presenting Vivaldi’s timeless classic, The Four Seasons at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Philippe Quint, one of the most lyrical, elegant, and poetic violinists in the world today, will perform this enduring favourite, on the magnificent 1708 “Ruby” Stradivarius violin.


Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas Tree Sale

Pick up your Christmas tree at the Forestry Undergraduate’s third annual Christmas tree sale at the UBC Farm. ‘Rent’ a small potted Christmas Tree or cut your own tree with the guidance of our forestry students! Proceeds go towards supporting the Forestry Undergraduate Society, the UBC Farm, and Forests Without Borders.




Job Search Strategies Workshop


Tunes at Noon






14 Not Forgotten

14 Not Forgotten

On November 29th, Women in Engineering UBC and the UBC Engineering Undergraduate society held a memorial and vigil to remember the 14 women who were killed in the 1989 tragedy at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal.



Christmas Tree Sale 2017




UBC Bookstore Games Night


Wreath Sale 2017

Wreath Sale 2017

Don’t miss UBC Botanical Garden’s annual sale of beautiful fresh holiday wreaths. They are one-of-a-kind wreaths handcrafted by Friends of the Garden volunteers using unusual evergreens, colourful berries and exotic foliage collected in within the gardens. Wreaths are available for sale in the Shop in the Garden. Get them while supplies last!


UBC Symphony Orchestra: Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf

UBC Symphony Orchestra: Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf

Listen to the story of Peter and the Wolf come to life as President Ono narrates on stage while the UBC Symphony Orchestra plays out the plot with clever instrumentation. Conductor Jonathan Girard will lead the night’s pieces into an unforgettable final concert of the year.


The Hundred-Year Trek: A History of Student Life at UBC Book Launch

The Hundred-Year Trek: A History of Student Life at UBC Book Launch

The evening will feature a panel discussion with Hundred-Year Trek author Sheldon Goldfarb and a cast of UBC characters including Dave Frank, Sophia Haque, Nestor Korchinksy, and Ava Nasiri. Be sure to bring along a small memento you would like to add to the Spring 2018 time capsule.


The Hundred-Year Trek: A History of Student Life at UBC Book Launch

The Hundred-Year Trek: A History of Student Life at UBC Book Launch

The evening will feature a panel discussion with Hundred-Year Trek author Sheldon Goldfarb and a cast of UBC characters including Dave Frank, Sophia Haque, Nestor Korchinksy, and Ava Nasiri as they discuss how the book came to be. Bring along a small memento you would like to add to the Spring 2018 time capsule.


Shooting Ghosts: An Evening with Finbarr O’Reilly

Shooting Ghosts: An Evening with Finbarr O’Reilly

Join internationally-acclaimed photographer, Finbarr O’Reilly, for a keynote and a reception as he shares his new book, Shooting Ghosts. Co-authored with U.S. Marine, Thomas Brennan, the book details the unpredictability of war and its aftermath. The photographs document not only Brennan’s experience with the war itself but also his post-war experiences.


Virtual care & vaccine games: tech & the future of public health

Virtual care & vaccine games: tech & the future of public health

In this SPPH Grand Rounds, speakers will outline the technology pushing public health into the future. Associate Professor Kimberlyn McGrail will talk about telemedicine in BC, Clinical Associate Professor Mark Gilbert will discuss GetCheckedOnline, and I Boost Immunity’s Content Strategist Ian Roe will talk about gamifying immunization.