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

August 31, 2017

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...

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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July 19, 2017

Pride Picnic

Pop by UBC’s first-ever Pride Picnic in recognition of the 15th anniversary of Positive Space on campus! All are welcome to come together for a free, fun and inclusive party outside the UBC Bookstore on August 3 between 11-2PM. You don’t want to miss: CiTR vibes Snappy slam poetry Ice-...

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July 04, 2017

Volunteer with us!

We are looking for a group of enthusiastic individuals to help make our UBC Chef Challenge event on July 20th a great success. If you have experience with events, organization, or are simply a hard-working and outgoing person, then we would love if you could join us to help! The volunteer...

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June 27, 2017

Take the Connections & Engagement Survey

How easy do you find it to make friends in Metro Vancouver? Do you know your neighbours well enough to ask for help? How would you describe your sense of belonging? In 2012, Vancouver Foundation released their first Connections & Engagement report. The survey revealed that Metro Vancouver...

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June 14, 2017

Celebrating Chronicles of our Community!

Last week, the Community Development team held a gathering to appreciate the efforts of people behind some awesome community projects made possible through a little financial help from UTown@UBC Community Grants , UTown @ UBC Animation Grants and UTown @ UBC Wellbeing Grants. Over 45 people...

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June 12, 2017

Who's in for Summer suds 'n grub? UBC Chef Challenge is back!

Summer Suds n’ Grub, live music & friends Buy your ticket now! It’s almost time! Chef Challenge is back on July 20th and this time joining chefs from your favourite campus food outlets will be Land & Food Systems Aggies, a special team of your fellow faculty/students...

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June 06, 2017

Celebrate Garden Days at UBC Botanical Gardens

June 16-18: Bring your family and friends to tour the Garden. Admission to the Garden is 2-for-1* and admission to the Greenheart TreeWalk is half-price all weekend long. *Free admission applies to the equal or lesser value admission. Not to be used in conjunction with any other coupon or...

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May 24, 2017

A Week of Car-Free Fun at UBC

From May 15-19, Walk ‘n Roll to School returned and encouraged kids (and parents) to leave their car at home and get walking, biking or rollerblading to school. This annual program is designed to promote healthy, safe and sustainable transportation—and encourages students to experience all that is...

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May 15, 2017

Reduce Bike Theft at UBC!

Help us reduce bike theft at UBC. Take this short 3-minute survey to share your thoughts about bike theft on campus. By filling the survey, you will be entered to win two carbon wheelsets or two high-end locks for your beloved bike. Our goal is to collect and share as much information as...

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