UTown Blog

Apr 3, 2017

Reconciliation Pole, honouring a time before, during and after Canada's Indian Residential Schools.

Master Haida carver, James Hart’s latest project is the reconciliation pole, which now stands tall at the south end of Main Mall at UBC, looking towards the future site of the Indian Residential Sc

Mar 16, 2017

Meet the Dogs of UBC!

Yesterday, two-legged and four-legged friends came together for UBC's first 'Doggo' Meetup put on by the UBC Arts & Culture District, Dogspots UBC and Sisu Girls UBC.

Jan 24, 2017

Year of the Rooster!

Seeing a lot of red? It must be time to celebrate the new Lunar Year. Keep your ears open for the many ways people at UBC are wishing each other a Happy Lunar New Year!

Dec 13, 2016

UBC Snow Diary - Photos by Ricardo Seah

Vancouverites woke up to an unexpected but pleasant surprise on Monday - an abundunce of snow! Many reached for their cameras even before they considered bundling up for the snow.

Nov 28, 2016

It's the holiday season!

Believe it or not, it's almost December and that officially marks beginning of the holiday season.

Nov 2, 2016

How do you Thrive at UBC?

Has the recent rain marathon dampened your spirits? The answer might very likely be yes.

Jul 20, 2016

UBC Chef Challenge Menu

Drumrolls please! It's time we reveal the much anticapated UBC Chef Challenge 2016 menu. Here's what your chefs have prepared: 

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!