UTown Blog

Aug 2, 2023

Inspiring Community Grant Spotlight: Tie-Dye for Pride

An interview with residence advisors Katherine and Alexis who go out of their way to build an inclusive community at Marine Drive.

Apr 11, 2023

Growing Up to Grown Up: End of the Year Reflecting and Relaxing!

When was the last time you had the chance to reflect on your goals and aspirations over the years? Or thought about the growth and changes you’ve experienced? 

Dec 4, 2022

Inspiring Community Grant Spotlight: Mooncake Festival

Mooncake Festival Brings Peace, Prosperity and Success to Start Off the School Year

Sep 13, 2022

Inspiring Community Grant Spotlight: Arducamp

Youth Championing Inclusive Access to STEM Learning

Jul 15, 2022

Inspiring Community Grant Spotlight: Crocheting Cross Cultural Connections

Putting yourself out there can be daunting, especially in pandemic times and when the local language is not your first language.

Jun 29, 2022

Family Fun for Everyone at MOA’s Monthly "Culture Club"

Walking into the world-renowned Museum of Anthropology (MOA) is exciting — there are so many intriguing things to explore, and it can be hard to choose where to start.

May 24, 2022

Just for Kids! Grant Spotlight - Fun with M and M

How two friends are sharing their passion for art and babysitting with the community.

Mar 15, 2022

Your Guide to Safe Driving on Campus

UBC is aiming to reduce automobile trips by encouraging more sustainable modes of transportation like transit, biking, and walking. However, some people still need to drive to campus.

Jan 30, 2022

Growing Through What We Go Through: Thrive Together Lighting Design Competition

This past winter, we put a call out to the UBC community for submissions of their original artwork and animations with a particular question in mind: How do you help others Thrive?