UTown Blog

Jun 9, 2016

Sunny Snapshots from UTown@UBC KidsFit

Summer is here and children aged 7-12 from the Utown @ UBC community are making the most out of it!

Apr 13, 2016

Future Furniture - Honeycomb Mushrooms

Take a look at the future - this honeycomb shaped public furniture is 'grown' from mushrooms.

Apr 6, 2016

UBC Centennial Celebration

A lovely dedication ceremony + good music + $1 street eats and free brownies = a fabulous turnout for UBC's Centennial closing celebration! 

Apr 1, 2016

UBCIA Intercultural Fair

The UBCIA Intercultural Fair is hands-down, one of my favourite student-led events of the year!

Mar 17, 2016

Chef Steve Golob's Loveable Leftover Recipes

Did you get the chance to stop by Love Your Leftovers yesterday?

Mar 10, 2016

Love Your Leftovers Festival

Did you know Canadians waste an estimated $31 billion worth of food each year? And that almost half of that is wasted at home?

Feb 4, 2016

Lunar New Year wishes at The Nest

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the Year of the Monkey (and according to my colleague Qiuning at the UNA, it is the year of the Fire Monkey which means it is a time for action and ini

Feb 2, 2016

Six more weeks of winter?

It looks like the trees on campus are preparing for six more weeks of winter! Who needs a groundhog when we've got dapperly-dressed foliage? 

Jan 4, 2016

A wintry welcome back to campus after the holiday break!

Although it is hard to believe that 2015 has come and gone, we are looking forward to a great 2016 full of lots of community building, collaboration, and campus animation!

Oct 9, 2015

That's a wrap on another great Walk 'n Roll to School Week!

Every morning this week, UBC sidewalks and crosswalks were swarmed by yellow-clad kids and parents celebrating Walk 'n Roll to School Week!