Nocturnal: Preventing Extinctions – An evening with Island Conservation

Beaty Biodiversity Centre 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hosted by Penny Becker, Chad Hanson, and Andrew S. Wright! Preventing Extinctions: Architecting the Accretocene is an exhibit on habitat restoration and rewilding that has been a decade in the making. This exhibit celebrates the successes that Island Conservation has had across the world in saving species from extinction on remote islands. The Beaty’s Nocturnal […]


Finding Nothing: Author Talk with Dr. Gregory Betts

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join Dr. Gregory Betts in the Pena Room to discuss his recent book Finding Nothing: The VanGardes, 1959-1975. In Finding Nothing, winner of the 2022 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Book on British Columbia, Dr. Betts charts the literary avant-garde in Vancouver, a key site for Canadian cultural transformations in the 1960's and early 1970's. […]


UBC Connects with Fran Lebowitz

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

An evening with Fran Lebowitz

Financial Planning and Funding for Go Global Programs

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During this presentation, students will learn more about the costs and how to fund participating in a Go Global program including exchange, summer study, global seminars and research abroad. Co-hosted by Go Global and Enrolment Services students will learn more about resources and tools that will help determine if participating in Go Global is right […]

Arts-based participatory research methods for more inclusive area-based ocean management

Online/Virtual Event

Current ocean management approaches are often characterised by economic or environmental objectives, paying limited consideration to social and cultural dimensions, as well as Indigenous and local knowledge. Piloting arts-based participatory research methods to co-produce knowledge with Indigenous and local knowledge holders in Algoa Bay, South Africa, the research finds that the use of photography and […]


French – Discovering Cheese – Lower Intermediate to Advanced

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In collaboration with Le Centre de la Francophonie de UBC, we are excited to present: A la découverte des fromages - Cheese appreciation workshop. Cheese has long been an important part of traditional French culture. France has documented hundreds of varieties of cheese, and the average person is said to eat more than 26kg of […]