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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 Blueberries at the UBC Blueberry Festival

Celebrating BC Blueberries at the UBC Blueberry Festival

With summer fruit season in full swing, UBC is taking advantage of the bounty of 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.   […]


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.


The Speakers of TEDxUBC 2018

The Speakers of TEDxUBC 2018

I got a chance to catch up with five UBC student speakers from this Saturday’s TEDxUBC event to ask them what inspires them about TED and what stories they’ll be sharing on the TEDx stage.


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in March

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in March

March is here, which means springtime, cherry blossoms, and the last full month of classes. There are some great events going on this month, including a TEDx conference, academic talks, and a production of “The Crucible” by UBC Theatre and Film.


What to do Over the 2018 Family Day Long Weekend

What to do Over the 2018 Family Day Long Weekend

Monday, February 12th is Family Day in BC, which means a long weekend for fun, spending time with loved ones, and – if you’re a student – studying for midterms. If you’re wondering how to make the most of your time off, here are some activities to try and places to check out at UBC’s Vancouver campus.


Exploring Asteroids in Near Earth Orbit

Exploring Asteroids in Near Earth Orbit

On January 25th, after a busy day of classes, I headed over to the Earth Sciences building to attend a lecture on a very cool NASA expedition that I previously knew nothing about.


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in February

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in February

From academic talks, to celebrating Lunar New Year, there are lots of events for you to check out this month.


7 Film Screenings You Can Attend with UBC

7 Film Screenings You Can Attend with UBC

Here is a list of entertaining, engaging, and educational films that UBC students clubs and other UBC organizations are presenting this term, on and off-campus.


She Kills Monsters (a.k.a., Dungeons and Dragons, live!)

She Kills Monsters (a.k.a., Dungeons and Dragons, live!)

A few weeks ago we connected with some of the cast and crew of She Kills Monsters: lead actor Natalie Backerman and lighting/projection designer Stefan Zubovic.


VANCOUVER,BC:JANUARY 14, 2017 -- UBC Thunderbirds v University of Manitoba Bisons during the U Sports Canada West men's hockey action in the UBC Winter Classic in Vancouver, BC, January, 14, 2017. (Bob Frid/UBC Athletics Photo) 

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Why you should attend the fourth annual Winter Classic

The fourth annual UBC Winter Classic is coming up this Friday, January 19th, and is expected to sell out. Whether you’re a current student, UBC alumni, or a member of the community, here’s why you should get your ticket to cheer on the Thunderbirds men’s hockey team. 1. There will be lots of fun activities, […]


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.


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.


Holidays 2017: What’s Happening at UBC?

Holidays 2017: What’s Happening at UBC?

There are a lot of UBC events this holiday season to get you in the festive mood. Here are just some highlights.


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in December

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in December

December is a busy month at UBC, so mark your calendars with these top 10 events. They’re the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with friends and family as the year wraps up.