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Day of the Longboat: Then and Now

Day of the Longboat: Then and Now

  This year marks the 30th anniversary of UBC Recreation’s Day of the Longboat. A dig through the archives gets us a look back at photos from the 1997 10th anniversary event. Other than the direction of the course, it’s remarkable how the event has remained relatively untouched since its debut in 1987. From the […]


Instructors Louisa Weizmann and James Chartier

Trying Out A Free Week Class

Four years at UBC and I’d never tried a UBC Recreation Free Week class. That all changed when I stepped into a Krav Maga session.


Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in September

Top 10 UBC Events to Attend in September

September is an exciting time for UBC students as the summer comes to an end and the new school year begins. With so many different events and activities happening around campus it can be a little overwhelming trying to figure out which events you should go to. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the […]


The Next UBC Host Search

The Next UBC Host Search

Are you UBC’s next host?   We are in search of the next stars of the This Week at UBC video series for the new school year. The This Week at UBC series is produced by UBC Events, which serves as a central platform for discovering all the various events happening on campus. If you […]


Doggo Meetup

Doggo Meetup

Hosted by the UBC Arts & Culture District in partnership with @dogspot.ubc and Sisugirls.ubc As a dogless dog-lover, I’ll never pass up an opportunity to be around dogs. Despite the rain, I joined students and their furry friends on March 16 at the first Doggo meetup in the Arts and Culture district (located in the […]


UN SDG Youth Training at UBC

UN SDG Youth Training at UBC

As a fellow enthusiast for world change, any event that mentions making a global difference definitely piques my interest. The training session was nothing short of brilliance and insightfulness – I came in as an eager student willing to listen and learn, but I came out being able to be critically reflective and motivated to […]


5 Events to Attend Before the Term Ends

5 Events to Attend Before the Term Ends

As we near the end of the term, take a break from the rush of papers and assignments and head out to one of the many events taking place in UBC. Can’t decide? Here are 5 events you should check out before the term ends: Impact Lab March 18th 2017 The theme of this year’s Impact […]


More Than Just Numbers: Hearing From the Real Experts in the Opioid Crisis

More Than Just Numbers: Hearing From the Real Experts in the Opioid Crisis

Join SPPH Professor, and BCCDC harm reduction lead, Jane Buxton and those working and living with substance use issues to learn from the experts about the opioid crisis. Professor Buxton will speak about the increases in drug overdoses and her work with BC’s Take Home Naloxone program – which has seen 2,500 overdose reversals. She […]






This Week at UBC Host Search

A new semester is here and we’re searching for a new personality to star in our This Week at UBC video series.


There and Back Again: A UBC Grad’s Tale

There and Back Again: A UBC Grad’s Tale

As graduation approaches, UBC students are reflecting on their time at university. Read all about this grad’s amazing journey!


What’s Happening at UBC? – May

What’s Happening at UBC? – May

There are a number of great events in store for the month of May. Check out what we have compiled for you.


Year End and Graduation Events

Year End and Graduation Events

Year-end celebrations and graduation events are among us. We will be keeping a running list of year-end events. Please feel free to submit additional ones to info.events@ubc.ca.


Theatre UBC presents: Triumph of Love

Theatre UBC presents: Triumph of Love

Theatre UBC’s “Triumph of Love” is a fun musical comedy about the complex nature of discovering, understanding and winning love!


What’s Happening at UBC? – April

What’s Happening at UBC? – April

It’s the end of the term so attend some events in April to bring in spring!


Musical March

Musical March

It is an especially merry month with amazing musicals happening on campus throughout March! Travel to all corners of UBC this month to enjoy some talented shows by students. Rent – A Place Vanier Musical Production When: March 5, 6, 7 at 7:30 PM Where: Place Vanier Residence Ballroom Tickets: $8 Rent is a rock musical […]


What’s happening at UBC?- March 2015

What’s happening at UBC?- March 2015

Get the scoop on what to expect this March at UBC!


What’s Happening at UBC? – February

What’s Happening at UBC? – February

There are many great events to check out in February from dancing to movies to improv! UBC Dance Club: Dance Convention – Sunday February 1st Get ready for the annual UBC Gala Ball 2015! Come out to learn new dances, strengthen your technique, and have a taste of what a dance competition may be like. Buy your […]


Re-Blog: Extending the Reach of the SLC

Read student reflections on the 2015 UBC Student Leadership Conference in our latest blog post!


UBCevents at the UBC Winter Classic

AMS Events, The Calendar, and UBC Athletics decked out Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Arena for the first ever UBC Winter Classic. Follow along with Ryan as he talks to the crowd of Thunderbird fans.


What’s happening at UBC?- January 2015

What’s happening at UBC?- January 2015

With a new term comes many awesome events at UBC. Check out what’s happening on campus this January!


What’s Happening at UBC? – December

Even through the December exam season there are many ongoing events. Let’s see what’s in store this month!