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Check out the Harvest Feastival Video

November 03, 2017

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...

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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March 30, 2017

Register now for Kids Fit!

Kids are happiest when they are running, jumping and playing!  Registration is now open for Kids Fit, a 6-week program that helps kids aged 7-12 develop physical literacy through fun games, sports and activities all over UBC campus. Program fee is only $40 for UTown@UBC and UNA residents....

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March 15, 2017

We are Hiring!

Passionate about building community on campus? You could be Community Development's newest team member as Community Animator. We're looking for a dynamic, creative, engaged student who is interested in developing project coordination and event management skills, as well as flexing their...

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