Spotlight

Pride at UBC

Pride at UBC

July–September, 2019 Pride at UBC Explore the many Pride activities at UBC, connect with your community, help create positive space on and off campus and stand up for sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) diversity.


Seeds of knowledge

Seeds of knowledge

July 20, 2019 Seeds of knowledge Join us for an exciting day for the whole family to learn about and celebrate research with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm.


Staging VR, AR and MR in public spaces

Staging VR, AR and MR in public spaces

July 25, 2019 Staging VR, AR and MR in public spaces This talk will discuss how to facilitate virtual, augmented and mixed reality experiences and in public spaces. 


Year round vegetable gardening

Year round vegetable gardening

July 27, 2019 Year round vegetable gardening Start with planning for your fall and winter harvest and discover the right varieties of vegetables for the cooler growing seasons.


Drawing in nature workshop

Drawing in nature workshop

July 22-26, 2019 Drawing in nature workshop This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse environments found at UBC Farm. 


Blueberry fest

Blueberry fest

July 17-19, 2019 Blueberry fest Head to UBC Bookstore Plaza for a pancake breakfast and an array of baked goods, including muffins, scones, tarts, cookies, cheesecake and more.


UBC Bookstore sidewalk sale

UBC Bookstore sidewalk sale

July 17-19, 2019 UBC Bookstore sidewalk sale Drop by the UBC Bookstore from July 17 to 19 for our biggest sale of the year and take up to 50% off already reduced red-tagged items.


The Hot Teas | Amphitheatre Summer Series

The Hot Teas | Amphitheatre Summer Series

July 18, 2019 The Hot Teas | Amphitheatre Summer Series On July 18, Vancouver-based a cappella group The Hot Teas will be taking the stage at UBC Botanical Garden.


UBC celebrates ice cream day

UBC celebrates ice cream day

July 18, 2019 UBC celebrates ice cream day Join us to celebrate ice cream day on July 18. Learn some new facts about your favourite treat and meet some local ice cream vendors.


Yoga on the Mall

Yoga on the Mall

May – August, 2019 Yoga on the Mall Join us every Wednesday between 12 and 1 pm for an all-level, flow yoga class at Fairview Commons on Main Mall.


The Soundbox: an exhibition

The Soundbox: an exhibition

June 1–7, 2019 The Soundbox: an exhibition The SoundBox Project is a roundtable and multimedia exhibition featuring a collection of literary audio that represents important UBC and Canadian cultural heritage.


The Galatea Project

The Galatea Project

June 2–4, 2019 The Galatea Project As part of Congress 2019, there will be two performances of Galatea, a play that exhibits early modern thinking on sexuality and the environment.


Hosanna

Hosanna

May 30–June 8, 2019 Hosanna Hosanna, a play by Michael Tremblay, will be playing for free all week during the Congress Conference at the Dorothy Somerset Studio.


Congress 2019

Congress 2019

June 1-7, 2019 Congress 2019 The annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences brings together  academics, researchers, policy-makers to build partnerships and shape the Canada of tomorrow.


Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Women Deliver 2019 Conference

June 3–6, 2019 Women Deliver 2019 Conference Join the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women in the 21st century.


Forensic Science and Criminal Law Conference

Forensic Science and Criminal Law Conference

June 7-8, 2019 Forensic Science and Criminal Law Conference This comprehensive two-day conference will cover the latest issues in forensic science.


Bike to Work (+ School) Week

Bike to Work (+ School) Week

May 27 – June 2, 2019 Bike to Work (+ School) Week Grab your bike and join your friends and colleagues for Bike to Work Week, between May 27 and June 2.


Way Cool 100

Way Cool 100

June 2, 2019 Way Cool 100 Join the Beaty Biodiversity Museum for its 100th Way Cool event – expect an evening of short talks from researchers in the Beaty community.


From text analytics to predictive analytics enhanced by language sciences

From text analytics to predictive analytics enhanced by language sciences

May 21, 2019 From text analytics to predictive analytics Computer Science professor Raymond Ng will discuss how language science and text data research can solve real-world problems.


Making pies from scratch

Making pies from scratch

May 22, 2019 Making pies from scratch Learn how to make three basic pies and how to use those recipes for infinite options.


CTLT hosts the annual TA Institute Jan. 15-18 at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The four-day event for graduate students and other academics to discuss technology in the classroom, wellness and more. (Photo by Abigail Saxton)

CTLT spring institute

May 21 – 24, 2019 CTLT spring institute A week of free professional development workshops for educators focusing on innovative practices and research around teaching, learning and technology.


UBC Recreation free week

UBC Recreation free week

May 21 – 27, 2019 UBC Recreation free week Free fitness and aqua fitness classes are running all week at various locations around UBC.


Knowledge exchange: candid conversations

Knowledge exchange: candid conversations

May 15, 2019 Knowledge exchange: candid conversations Bold thinking and innovative ideas don’t happen in isolation. This forum will explore the importance of dialogue in transforming knowledge into meaningful impact.


Early morning bird tour

Early morning bird tour

May 15, 2019 Early morning bird tour To celebrate Bird Week, UBC Botanical Garden is hosting a walking tour on May 15. Join us for an introductory bird tour as we search for exciting birds and listen for their melodious calls.


Multimedia and Global Health Advocacy

Multimedia and Global Health Advocacy

This monthly global health event series brings expert and diverse multidisciplinary speakers from across the greater UBC community and beyond to share their expertise on global health equity and related topics.