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Chatting with Mark Brand!

Keyanna sat down with Mark Brand at the 2012 UBC Student Leadership Conference to chat about why he loves Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and his “breakthrough” moment. Arriving in Vancouver in 2005, Mark quickly fell in love with East Vancouver and all of its neighborhoods. A Gastown resident, business owner and general fixture since opening his […]


UBCevents At TEDx Terry Talks

The UBC Terry Project hosted the 4th annual TEDx Terry Talks conference on November 5th, 2011. Angela Jung (aka Yellowrainbootz) was there for the day and had a chance to get some crowd reactions and a few words in with some of the presenters.


UBCevents at AMS Clubs Days

There’s still time to join a UBC club! Check out Warren chatting with some of the many awesome clubs UBC has to offer!


UBCevents At UBC’s Campaign Launch – 2011 09 28

Wondering what the #startanevolution was all about? UBC Events’ Warren Springer took a look at UBC’s ambitious fundraising and alumni engagement campaign at the big launch on September 28th.


Orientations 2011: A who to follow guide

Orientations 2011: A who to follow guide

Organizations to Follow!


UBC Orientations, Imagine UBC and AMS Firstweek—all in 140 characters or less!

UBC Orientations, Imagine UBC and AMS Firstweek—all in 140 characters or less!

This September, use Twitter during UBC Orientations to stay up to date on events.


UBCevents at the UBC Grand Prix

Angela headed over to the UBC Grand Prix to catch some of the action and to chat with Steve Bell-Irving (BHK ’07), the organizer of the Corporate Race.


We’re Hiring: UBC Events Communications Assistant

Apply now! Application deadline: July 18th


Orientations View 2011

Orientations View 2011

Mock-ups of the 2011 orientations view, coming this August.


Category Revision

Category Revision

Tell us what you think about the current event and subject type categories.


UBCevents at a Graduation Ceremony

Our very own Angela Jung graduated from UBC – we tagged along to give you a peek at what it’s like.


UBCevents With The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society

This is our extended interview with Celia and John from the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society.


New Homepage Mock-ups

New Homepage Mock-ups

We’ve listened to your feedback, and we’re on a mission to make the UBCevents homepage even better!


UBCevents With Amnesty International UBC

Angela caught up with Jihany Hassun, the Co-President of Amnesty International UBC to talk about their upcoming annual conference.


UBCevents @ The Next Step: Perfecting Your Pitch

Angela had a chance to head to the Next Step: Perfecting The Pitch event presented by UBC Alumni Affairs. Check out a summary of the event and interviews with a few of the panelists.


UBCevents @ Outweek 2011 Flag Ceremony

Angela stopped by the Flag Raising Ceremony for Outweek 2011. Learn more about why we raise the flag at UBC and what students are looking forward to this week. Go to: www.prideubc.com for more information.


UBCevents @ Arts Career Expo 2011

Our Communications Assistant, Pam, caught up with a few Arts alumni at this years’ Arts Career Expo.


UBCevents at Science Week 2011

We stopped by the Science Week 2011 and caught some ice cream making and jello wrestling.


UBCevents @ The 2011 UBC SLC

We sent Angela Jung out to the 2011 UBC Student Leadership Conference (SLC). With over 1200 delegates, workshops, featured presenters, and two amazing keynote speakers the conference really challenged everyone to “rethink” leadership.


UBCevents Needs YOU!

An events calendar is nothing without its users. That is exactly why we need your help! As we continue to improve UBCevents, we need your feedback to deliver the best events site we possibly can! URL Shortener Have you experienced some frustration with the lengthy URLs on UBCevents? Well, UBC IT has developed a URL […]


Goodbye Orientations View

Goodbye Orientations View

Welcome back to a new season of UBCevents! Imagine Day was a huge success – and so was UBCevents’ Orientations view! We saw a total of 50 029 visits to the website! The majority of these visits were from direct links like UBC.ca, Google and even Facebook! The average visit time was two minutes and […]


Orientations View Has Been Launched!

Does something look a bit different? On August 12, 2010, we launched the Orientations view of UBCevents! The left side of the website is dedicated to the regular events calendar while the right side has been changed to suit UBC Orientations. This is our soft launch as the official word has not been spread throughout […]


Event Tagging Discussion Re-cap

Event Tagging Discussion Re-cap

A quick run-down of the what happened at our first Tagging Discussion on July 21, 2010.


Mock-ups of the Orientations View

Mock-ups of the Orientations View

It’s all coming together now! Take a sneak peek at the following pages the UBCevents team has drafted up for your viewing pleasure: home page, menu page and MUG group page.


A New View for Orientations!

A New View for Orientations!

UBCevents will be undergoing a temporary transformation for Orientations coming this August! Here’s a sneak peek and a chance to add your ideas.