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I sat through an extra lecture at UBC and why you should too

I sat through an extra lecture at UBC and why you should too

A few weeks ago, I looked through the upcoming public lectures happening at UBC and found one that interested me. This talk, The More Who Die, the Less We Care, featured speaker Paul Slovic, a professor of psychology from the University of Oregon. As an international relations major, this talk stood out to me as it […]


WOMEN DELIVER 2019

WOMEN DELIVER 2019

Explore what’s happening at UBC Vancouver is hosting Women Deliver 2019 — the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls. To mark the occasion, people across UBC are organizing events and initiatives that advance the conversation in the lead up to June 2019. Students, staff, faculty, […]


Beastly Habits: Exploring the use of animals in fashion

Beastly Habits: Exploring the use of animals in fashion

Beastly Habits was a fashion show with a twist: all of the outfits featured articles of clothing that were once living things, from monkeys to bears to armadillos.


Should B.C. Change its Voting System?

Should B.C. Change its Voting System?

Join us in downtown Vancouver to weigh the evidence and inform your referendum choice this fall.


13 Upcoming Public Lectures with UBC – October 2018

13 Upcoming Public Lectures with UBC – October 2018

This fall, expand your mind by checking out some public lectures with UBC. All of these talks feature fascinating speakers, and regardless of your interests, you’ll be able to find something that speaks to you. Here is our top 13 picks for fall of 2018.


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in October 2018

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in October 2018

Welcome fall to UBC with open arms by checking out these events! The classic UBC Apple Festival is back, plus the pumpkin run, academic talks, and more!


How still and quiet it is: Beckett 18

How still and quiet it is: Beckett 18

If you’ve never been to a Beckett show before, go in with an open mind – it might be very different from any other piece of theatre you’ve seen.


The UBC Farm is the fall-lover’s paradise

The UBC Farm is the fall-lover’s paradise

FarmAde is a 16 year UBC tradition that celebrates the UBC Farm, its place in the community, and its history.


Join us for Mayoral Debates in Surrey, Kelowna and Vancouver

Join us for Mayoral Debates in Surrey, Kelowna and Vancouver

Get to know the candidates for mayor in Surrey, Kelowna and Vancouver with a debate series brought to you by CBC British Columbia and the University of British Columbia.


Top 10 UBC Events to Check Out in September

Top 10 UBC Events to Check Out in September

Back to school at UBC is the most exciting time of the year — check out all of the events that September has in store for you! September 4 — Imagine Day On September 4th, imagine all the possibilities for you at UBC. Imagine day at UBC is an annual tradition that takes over the […]


Searching for the Next UBC Host

Searching for the Next UBC Host

Will you be UBC’s next star? We are on the lookout for one new host for This Week at UBC for the new school year.


Top 10 Events to Check out in August

Top 10 Events to Check out in August

The last month of Summer at UBC is brimming with educational and community events to prepare you for September, as we see several lecture series, live music events, an employment fair, and more! August 1: UBC Pride Pride week is kicking off at UBC on August 1 in front of the nest! Celebrate diversity, inclusion, […]


Recap: UBC Chef Challenge 2018

Recap: UBC Chef Challenge 2018

Five of the best culinary teams from across UBC were chosen to pair craft BC beer with their best gastronomic creations. Follow our host, Julia Chai, as she explores the event.


Celebrating BC Berries at the UBC Blueberry Festival

Celebrating BC Berries at the UBC Blueberry Festival

With summer fruit season in full swing, UBC is taking advantage of the bountiful blueberries at local farms. Today, we attended the UBC Food Services Blueberry Festival—the plaza in front of the UBC bookstore was transformed into a lively hub brimming with baked goods, live music, a chef demo, and of course, blueberries.   Blueberry […]


Top 10 UBC Events to Check Out in July

Top 10 UBC Events to Check Out in July

The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and life is looking better. The most beautiful time of the year for Vancouver sees no shortage of events at UBC, as this month we have a blueberry festival, a chef cook-off, public lecture series, and more!    July 1 – Canada Day Run and […]


Top 10 UBC Events to Check Out in June

Top 10 UBC Events to Check Out in June

June is here, and summer is in full force. This month, events at UBC include a microgreen growing workshop, a seminar on happiness research, a farmer’s market, and more!   June 1 – June 3: 55th Annual Mel Zajac Jr International Swim Meet The Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet had its humble beginnings in […]


Still from "Pieces of Light"

Persistence of Vision 2018: Showcasing the Next Generation of Filmmakers

I sat down with Natalia Andrea, fourth year student in the Film Production program and director of this year’s POV festival, to chat Sci-Fi, filmmaking, and diversity in film.


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in May

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in May

The first month of the summer term here at UBC is full of some great events, from research symposiums to graduation.


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in April

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in April

While the end of the exam period is drawing near, there are no shortage of events to check out this month. 


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A Guide to Cherry Blossoms at UBC

If you know anything about Vancouver, then you’ll know that we take our Cherry Blossoms very seriously.


The Meowsicles Storm the Wall

The Meowsicles Storm the Wall

The Meowsicles competed in Storm the Wall the week; check out their race in photos.


Storm the Wall 2018 Team Profile: The Meowsicles

Storm the Wall 2018 Team Profile: The Meowsicles

We got the chance to meet a team that will be participating in Storm the Wall 2018.


13 Upcoming Public Lectures with UBC – March 2018

13 Upcoming Public Lectures with UBC – March 2018

Regardless of your interests, you’ll be able to find something intriguing to check out with these public lectures and talks. 


Expect to Feel Uncomfortable With The Crucible

Expect to Feel Uncomfortable With The Crucible

The Crucible is UBC Theatre and Film’s latest production. This play is an example of how theatre can be a medium to reflect on timely issues and encourage others to consider challenging topics.


TEDxUBC in Pictures

TEDxUBC in Pictures

On Saturday, March 3rd, I attended the TEDxUBC conference in the Life Sciences Building and experienced something pretty special. Here are some visual highlights of the event with comments from some of the amazing speakers.