Spotlight

West Coast Virtual Fairs

West Coast Virtual Fairs

October 5–7, 2021 West Coast Virtual Fairs Connect with over 180 employers, graduate schools, and charities at this one-of-a-kind virtual event.


UBC Climate Change Research Symposium

UBC Climate Change Research Symposium

October 13–14, 2021 UBC Climate Change Research Symposium The UBC Climate Change Research Symposium will bring together, virtually, climate researchers from multiple faculties on our Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.


UBC Dialogues: What is the cost of care?

UBC Dialogues: What is the cost of care?

October 13, 2021 UBC Dialogues: What is the cost of care? Join our panel of UBC experts as they discuss the complex reality of care in our society.


UBC Men’s Hockey Home Opener

UBC Men’s Hockey Home Opener

October 15, 2021 UBC Men’s Hockey Home Opener UBC Thunderbirds vs. Trinity Western


Orange Shirt Day | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Orange Shirt Day | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 Orange Shirt Day | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Engage with events and programming happening across UBC and within the community.


entrepreneurship@UBC Immersion Week

entrepreneurship@UBC Immersion Week

September 27 – October 1, 2021 entrepreneurship@UBC Immersion Week This week-long event will cross 3 tracks of content and  includes keynote speakers, insightful panels, round table discussions and interactive “Ask me Anything” (AMA) sessions.


Book Launch – Nerve: Lessons On Leadership From Two Women Who Went First

Book Launch – Nerve: Lessons On Leadership From Two Women Who Went First

September 29, 2021 Book Launch – Nerve: Lessons On Leadership From Two Women Who Went First In this book, former university presidents provide their candid and insightful perspectives on the dilemmas and opportunities women confront as they take on leadership positions.


Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day

Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day

September 30, 2021 Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day Join us for an intergenerational march to commemorate Orange Shirt Day. Members of the UBC STEM community, families and those in solidarity are welcome to participate.


Returning Home and Pathways to Reconciliation

Returning Home and Pathways to Reconciliation

September 27, 2021 Returning Home and Pathways to Reconciliation Film screening and conversation with Orange Shirt Day originator Phyllis Webstad.


Women Empowerment Club: Girl Talk

Women Empowerment Club: Girl Talk

September 20, 2021 Women Empowerment Club: Girl Talk RSVP to come paint rocks with the UBC WEC team + members, and discuss some pertinent women related topics.


AMS Firstweek

AMS Firstweek

Until September 23, 2021 AMS Firstweek AMS Firstweek takes place throughout September to welcome incoming and returning UBC students to campus.


UBC Homecoming

UBC Homecoming

September 17–19, 2021 UBC Homecoming UBC Homecoming is a celebrated tradition to kick-off the academic year and it’s our biggest school spirit event.


Drift: Art and Dark Matter

Drift: Art and Dark Matter

Until December 2021 Drift: Art and Dark Matter Four artists were invited to make new work while engaging with physicists, chemists and engineers contributing to the search for dark matter at SNOLAB’s facility in Sudbury, two kilometres below the surface of the Earth.


“That a Beginning Be Made”: A Rule of Law for Our New Age of Anxiety

“That a Beginning Be Made”: A Rule of Law for Our New Age of Anxiety

September 7-9, 2021 “That a Beginning Be Made”: A Rule of Law for Our New Age of Anxiety We live in a time when it really does seem that there is an epidemic of anxiety. Drawing on a rich heritage of classical, pragmatist and practice-focussed thought, we have the resources to address those anxieties.


UBC Homecoming – Culinary Adventures with The Lazy Gourmet

UBC Homecoming – Culinary Adventures with The Lazy Gourmet

September 18, 2021 UBC Homecoming – Culinary Adventures with The Lazy Gourmet Join The Lazy Gourmet’s founder – and UBC alum – Susan Mendelson, BSW’78, as she virtually guides us through a step-by-step masterclass in preparing a gourmet meal. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to elevate your cooking skills, add a unique dish to your […]


Wellbeing in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience

Wellbeing in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience

August 4, 2020 Wellbeing in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience Are you craving to be outdoors? Replace stress with relaxation in this experiential session.


Writing a (mindful) Learner-Centered and Inclusive Syllabus

Writing a (mindful) Learner-Centered and Inclusive Syllabus

August 4, 2020 Writing a (mindful) Learner-Centered and Inclusive Syllabus Learn about the characteristics and benefits of a mindful, learner-centered, inclusive syllabus, including considerations for the online environment.


Teaching Assistant Institute

Teaching Assistant Institute

July 20-24, 2020 Teaching Assistant Institute Supporting TAs as their roles change with the move to online summer and fall courses.


Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources

Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources

July 17, 2020 Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources Designing for accessibility benefits all learners. Join this workshop and learn useful processes, resources, and tips for getting started with accessibility.


Cutting through the Noise: Mastering the Elements of Clear Political Communication

Cutting through the Noise: Mastering the Elements of Clear Political Communication

July 23, 2020 Cutting through the Noise: Mastering the Elements of Clear Political Communication Join journalists Alison Broddle and Elamin Abdelmahmoud as they share how politicians can effectively communicate across platforms, and the role journalists play in strengthening democracy.


Essential Labour, Essential Lives: Migrant Agricultural Workers and COVID-19

Essential Labour, Essential Lives: Migrant Agricultural Workers and COVID-19

July 23, 2020 Essential Labour, Essential Lives: Migrant Agricultural Workers and COVID-19 If migrant labour is essential, why not migrant lives? Join a panel of community organizers and researchers for an exploration of the barriers facing migrant workers.


Thinking While Black

Thinking While Black

March 17, 2020 Thinking While Black The Phil Lind Initiative 2020 series explores the theme of “Thinking While Black” in Term 2 at UBC.


‘Teaching, Mapping, and Understanding the Sounds of Language’ Online Flash Talks

‘Teaching, Mapping, and Understanding the Sounds of Language’ Online Flash Talks

July 28, 2020 ‘Teaching, Mapping, and Understanding the Sounds of Language’ Online Flash Talks Join Language Sciences flash talks: three five minute talks using only one slide by three different language scholars.


Histories of Race and Contagion: Revisiting D’Arcy Island through COVID-19

Histories of Race and Contagion: Revisiting D’Arcy Island through COVID-19

July 30, 2020 Histories of Race and Contagion: Revisiting D’Arcy Island through COVID-19 Explore the connections between racism, health and nation by revisiting D’Arcy Island through a COVID-19 pandemic lens. 


Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference

Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference

February 8, 2020 Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference Explore language and communication research with an interdisciplinary perspective.