UTown Blog

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! 

Sep 19, 2015

4 reasons not to miss the Centennial Harvest Feast

Are you a student who's still thinking about attending Centennial Harvest Feast but haven't bought a ticket yet?

Aug 20, 2015

Sunshine and songs on Main Mall!

With a repertoire that included a rocking samba (accompanied by some new UBC students playing the maracas), 1930's style swing, and my personal favourite the Game of Thrones theme song (awesome), t

Jul 10, 2015

And the winner is....

Chef David Speight! (UBC Food Services)

Jul 7, 2015

Chef Challenge is July 9!

Food, wine, music and (friendly) competition makes for an awesome evening—and you can find all of these at this year’s Chef Challenge!

May 19, 2015

Bike to work week

Hi, I am Mustafa and I am the Community Outreach Assistant at Campus and Community Planning.