UTown@UBC Community Grants are back!

January 10, 2018

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...

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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May 03, 2017

May is Safe & Sustainable Transportation Month at UBC

Consider the arrival of sunny weather an extra incentive to get out of the cars and start commuting on two feet or two wheels! Campus and Community Planning is promoting Safe and  Sustainable Transportation Month all throughout May, with a series of events and activities centered around...

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April 24, 2017

Join us for a Jane's Walk

Join us for a Jane's Walk this year with Campus & Community Planning Landscape Architect, Dean Gregory and Manager of Community Planning, Joanne Proft. Jane's Walks are held annually around the world including at UBC to celebrate and honour urbanist Jane Jacobs, an advocate for sustainable and...

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April 13, 2017

Earth Day is April 22! Check out these UBC events

This year's Earth Day Network theme is Environmental Climate Literacy and, in Canada, Earth Day Canada theme is Earth Play. There are a number of events you can attend to engage in conversations revolving Earth Day.  UBC's Climate Action Plan: What's next? April 19, 2017...

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