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Kids Storm President's Office

February 01, 2018

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 

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...

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January 09, 2018

Kids to Takeover UBC on Family Day Weekend

Celebrate Family Day weekend by bringing your entire family to UBC on Sunday, February 11 from 10am to 4:30pm for a day where kids and youth will be given meaningful roles, working alongside staff and volunteers to participate in the life of arts and culture. Takeover Day, first...

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November 03, 2017

Check out the Harvest Feastival Video

Another sold-out Harvest Feastival was held on September 28th with over 850 students, faculty, staff and residents attending what has become one of the signature events of the fall. The fantastic meal was provided by UBC Food Services, there were some musical surprises from UBC Opera and the...

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November 02, 2017

Stepping into Fall with Walk 'n Roll to School

Throughout the week of October 23-27, we celebrated the much-loved Walk 'n Roll to School with young students, parents and volunteers. Together, our community had fun participating in walking school buses and bike trains from different UBC neighbourhoods to both Norma Rose Point and...

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October 18, 2017

Rain Graffiti is Coming to UBC

Something whimsical, quirky and fun is soon to hit pavements at UBC – rain grafitti – which is sure to make you want to play and splash around in the rain. We will keep the locations a secret for now, but if you spot one of the installations, be sure to share on social...

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October 13, 2017

Music on the Point

Welcome to intimate acoustics and comfortable seats of the Roy Barnett Recital Hall to experience music and enjoy the artists’ perspective. Afterwards, join the performers in the lobby for light refreshments and conversation. All concerts take place on select Friday evenings at 7:30 pm at...

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October 03, 2017

Apply for a UTown@UBC Community Grant before October 22

Do you have a great idea for a community project? Want to hold a canning workshop, an intergenerational storytelling project, a street party, or a book exchange? Need the funds to make it happen? Apply for a UTown@UBC Community Grant by October 22. The program awards up to $1,000 for projects...

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August 31, 2017

Outdoor Feast, Community, Arts & Culture, & More at Harvest Feastival

Welcome fall in style at Harvest Feastival surrounded by 1000 friends, for an evening of feasting, arts & culture. Chef David Speight's amazing menu, featuring not one but two desserts, will indulge your senses with fall flavours sourced from the UBC Farm. After dinner, head over to...

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August 04, 2017

Pride in Style

On August 3, we transformed Lee Square into a colourful and happening place as we kicked off Vancouver Pride Week with UBC’s first-ever Pride Picnic to celebrate 15 years of Positive Space campaign on campus. This free, fun and inclusive party at Lee Square showcased UBC’s commitment to providing...

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August 04, 2017

A Savoury Recipe for Summer Fun

The weather forecast on July 20 was calling for possible showers but by the time Chef Challenge was underway, the sun was beaming over the amphitheatre at Thunderbird Commons. This was the fourth year for the event which sees competitors from across the campus create delicious locally-...

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