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Lights at Lee Square | 2021 Design Competition

November 24, 2021

Share how you envision the community to THRIVE TOGETHER for a chance to win a cash prize and have your design light up Lee Square! The deadline to enter is December 28, 2021. ENTER NOW! About The second annual Lights at Lee Square Design Competition is open for original art or...

October 01, 2021

Get ready to ride with Project 529!

Just like grabbing your helmet, greasing your chains, or checking your brakes, registering with Project 529 is part of your routine as a safe and informed cyclist! Cycling is an enjoyable, easy, and active way to commute. While bike theft is an issue at UBC and in the Lower Mainland, it's up to...

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July 14, 2021

Register for Movie on the Mall!

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the inaugural Movie on the Mall! We look forward to next year's outdoor movie event!    Due to the overwhelming positive response to the event, registration for Movie on the Mall is now full! Thank you for your interest.  UTown@...

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July 06, 2021

UBC Summer Passport Contest

Thank you to everyone that entered, and congratulations to all the winners! The days are longer, the sun is shining, and it's never a better time to get outside! Take the opportunity to explore UBC this summer! From events to galleries and gardens, there's something for all ages...

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A self-led guided walk of TV shows and Movie filming locations at UBC Vancouver campus.
June 22, 2021

Lights, Camera, Action: A Self-guided Tour to Filming at UBC

Updated: June 28, 2021. When following this self-guided tour, please follow all provincial public health guidelines and UBC COVID-19 guidelines. Introduction To begin, we acknowledge that the University of British Columbia (UBC) Point Grey Vancouver campus...

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April 30, 2021

Kids Fit Challenge 2021

Free Movement Challenge for kids living in Acadia Park and UNA! Join coaches from UBC’s School of Kinesiology for weekly movement missions that combine fitness and fun! This free program can be completed at home or outside and is only open to children age 7-12 years old living in Acadia Park and...

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March 30, 2021

Cherry Blossoms on Campus | #UBCblossoms

Cherry Blossoms or Sakura symbolize renewal and the beauty and brevity of life. There are over 20 species of cherry blossoms around UBC's Vancouver campus, and the sight of blooming trees are a sure sign of spring!  This April, enjoy the short bloom season with a walk around...

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February 05, 2021

Kids Take Over UBC | Feb 13-15

Join 14 different UBC departments and community partners as they entertain, educate and inspire you all Family Day weekend long. This year, it's free to participate (registration required). Register by February 10 at the treehouse: kidstakeover.ubc.ca.

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October 21, 2020

See the winning designs | What Lights You Up?

Congratulations to the winners! To view the winning designs projected onto Lee Square, you can watch from home or visit Lee Square beginning at dusk during these times: January 3-9: Children/Youth Winning Design January 10-16: UBC Student Winning Design January 17-23: ...

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Celebrate fall with this plant-based dairy-free Roasted Pumpkin Penne and cook up your own #myUBCharvest
October 02, 2020

Harvest @ Home: | Oct 8-Nov 1

  Watch now on YouTube or Facebook Live.    Celebrate fall from the comfort of home. Enjoy fall festivities with your community online! Here's how: COOK ALONG Autumn is the season for hearty, comfort food. Enjoy the bounty of the fall...

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September 28, 2020

Fall 2020 Community Grants for your community building idea!

Have an idea to support social vibrancy during this time? UBC faculty, staff, students and residents, as well as Musqueam can apply for up to $1000 of funding for projects that foster community and capacity building from a distance. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until Dec. 1, 2020....

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