News

Now accepting applications for Community of Caring Grants

May 07, 2020

Do you have a creative idea for fostering social connection during this unprecedented time? We want to support your efforts to stay connected, with grants of up to $500 for projects that promote the wellbeing of our community. Applications will be accepted until July 1, 2020 ...

May 07, 2020

Kids Fit at Home Challenge - Registration closed

The Kids Fit program is an interactive program for kids aged 7-12 years who live in UTown@UBC to engage in physical activity in an enjoyable social setting! Since 2011, the program has offered kids meaningful, inclusive and age appropriate physical activities on campus. To keep everyone safe and...

read on
July 05, 2019

Chef Challenge comes back this year with a Latin vibe!

Calling all UBC foodies! Chef Challenge is back, and we need your taste buds to decide which UBC culinary team will take home the coveted trophy for the 6th year of this popular event! Buy your ticket now as the event sells out every year.    We’ll be serving all this up...

read on
March 04, 2019

Turn it Up and Disrupt this International Women's Day

This International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019, join us for Turn it Up and Disrupt, a new UBC arts festival that will inspire, educate and mobilize our community to creatively tackle gender-based inequities, and bring about positive change. Explore creative expression through three dynamic days of...

read on
December 17, 2018

It's Sweater Weather at UBC

UBC will be slightly reducing campus building temperature settings this heating season.The temperature drop is urgently needed due to a pipeline rupture in October, which has diminished provincial natural gas supplies. At UBC, this may result in the use of diesel fuel, which is considerably more...

read on
November 08, 2018

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Since the opening of the War Memorial Gym in 1951, The University of British Columbia has held a ceremony commemorating November 11. This year, 2018 will mark sixty-seven years that The University of British Columbia has hosted a Remembrance Day ceremony. This special ceremony is an...

read on
September 10, 2018

Fall in love with Feastival!!

Its time to get your tickets for this year’s Harvest Feastival! This is the fifth year for Harvest Feastival and we are pretty certain that this epic feast of fresh local food followed by first-rate arts and culture programming is going to sell out.  Here’s the need-...

read on
April 03, 2018

You are invited to witness the historic opening of UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

On April 9 at 10:00am, UBC will mark the formal opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, on our Vancouver campus. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged (where possible) to attend or watch the live webcast. Among several other purposes, the centre will...

read on
March 14, 2018

Registration for Kids Fit is now open!

Spring is here! There are many sunny days in the forecast, which means it's a great time for kids to go outside, play and make friends. Registration for Kids fit is now open for kids aged 7-12. A six week fun and interactive program for kids that live in UTown@UBC to engage in physical activity...

read on
February 01, 2018

Kids Storm President's Office

UBC's cutest and youngest broke in to Santa's Ono's office, and now they are scheming to take over UBC's Arts & Culture District this Family Day weekend. More details here: www.utown.ubc.ca/kidsrunubc 

read on
January 10, 2018

UTown@UBC Community Grants are back!

We are now accepting applications until February 5 for UTown@UBC Community Grants. If you have an idea that brings people together in the UBC or Musqueam area, you may be eligible to apply for a project grant of up to $1000. All UTown@UBC residents, students, faculty and staff are eligible to...

read on