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It's Sweater Weather at UBC

December 17, 2018

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...

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...

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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-...

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July 04, 2018

Soak in Summer at UBC's Chef Challenge

There’s no better way to taste the exciting evolution of UBC’s growing food scene than with UBC Chef Challenge! Join us July 19th when UBC chefs compete to pair their best gastronomic creations with local craft beer. The event sells out fast, so buy your ticket now! 

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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...

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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...

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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 

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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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