Student Loans: Busting myths around a useful tool

Learn more about government student loans and grants, what benefits they can offer to help you reach your academic goals, and hopefully remove some of the stigma from ‘borrowing money’. Learn how to leverage your student loans to achieve additional financial support (like the UBC Bursary) and understand the repayment process. Open to all UBC […]

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy

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Join us for the world premiere of SEIZING HOPE: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy! Can new technology bring hope to children who have drug-resistant epilepsy? More than 500,000 children in Canada and the USA have epilepsy. About a third of those children continue to have seizures despite taking anti-seizure medications, also known as pediatric […]

Free

French Summer Institutes

Online/Virtual Event

Advance your French language skills quickly in our immersive Summer Institutes This year’s French Summer Institutes offer two language level options, and a variety of lengths and formats to suit your schedule and learning style. Experience immersive French learning in classes taught by our experienced, passionate instructors, with plenty of time left to enjoy the […]

$450

Spanish Summer Institute

Online/Virtual Event

Advance your Spanish language skills quickly in our immersive Summer Institutes! Experience immersive Spanish learning in live virtual classes taught by our experienced, passionate instructors, with plenty of time left to enjoy the summer weather. Learn in lively real-time virtual classes that blend instruction, feedback, small group and pair work in a positive, energizing atmosphere. […]

$440

Scholarships 101: Awards for Indigenous students at UBC and Beyond

Explore award opportunities both at UBC and beyond! Learn more about what award programs are looking for, ways to harness your individual strengths to stand out from the crowd, and how to translate your information for multiple award opportunities. Open to all UBC Indigenous students of all year levels. For any questions, please contact our […]

Financial Planning: Budgeting and the Student Service Centre

Nothing beats a plan. With solid financial understanding, you can concentrate on what’s important – which is not worrying about money! Being able to budget confidently and learning the ins and outs of the UBC SSC, you should feel more confident about the financial aspects of your time at UBC. Open to all UBC Indigenous […]

Creating digital exhibits: a survey of tools

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will cover an assortment of digital exhibit and storytelling tools such as Omeka, Scalar, static site generators (CollectionBuilder and Wax), and narrative tools such as Timeline.js and Storymaps from Knight Lab. At the end of this session, participants will be able to: - List common tools and what they might be useful for […]

Free