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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...

January 20, 2017

Apply for a Community Grant by February 12

Have a great idea for a community building project?  Want to hold a canning workshop, an intergenerational storytelling project, a street party, or a book exchange? Need the funds to make it happen? Apply now for a UTown@UBC grant. Funds up to $1000 are available. Deadline to apply is...

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January 04, 2017

Beautify my Bike Cage Mural Contest

Calling all artists and cycling enthusiasts! We need your help to animate our campus bike cages. The objective is to create a design and paint a mural that covers half of the wall in the Fraser River Parkade bike cage - approximately 25 feet by 7 feet. That is the challenge...

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December 07, 2016

Apply to be a Sustainability Scholar!

The UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) is pleased to offer UBC graduate students the opportunity to work in funded sustainability internship projects. Four UBC Sustainability Scholars internship projects are available that will commence in January 2017. Current graduate students at UBC...

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November 08, 2016

President's Installation

The formal installation of Professor Santa Ono as President is on November 22. A full day of events is scheduled—take a look at what’s happening here!

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October 31, 2016

Remembrance Day November 11

The Canadian flag  and the BC flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will both be lowered on Friday, November 11, 2016 to mark Remembrance Day. UBC will host a commemorative event at the War Memorial Gym; for more details, please visit the Remembrance Day website.

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October 28, 2016

Thrive Week October 31 - November 4

Thrive is a week-long series of events focused on building positive mental health for everyone at UBC. Everyone has mental health, and many face challenges related to mental illness. Help spread the word, reduce the stigma, and encourage everyone at UBC to try something new for positive mental...

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October 11, 2016

Apply for a grant up to $1000

In the spirit of creating social vibrancy and community, we are awarding grants up to $1,000 for projects on campus that foster connectedness and community on campus. All UTown@UBC residents—students, faculty, staff, and other residents who live on campus are encouraged to apply for a ...

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August 27, 2016

Harvest Feastival Tickets Now on Sale!

Kick off the new school year in style by treating your taste buds to an epic outdoor feast, followed by six exclusive shows and exhibits in UBC’s Arts and Culture District including 'A Night at the Improv', 'UBC Symphony In Rehearsal’, exciting gallery openings and more. Student tickets are only $...

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August 18, 2016

Free Project 529 Garage Bike Registration August 18, 3 PM

On Thursday, August 18, the Project 529 Garage team will register bikes for free on-campus at Lee Square (outside the Bookstore) between 3-6pm. Protect your bike, make sure to drop by and register your bike with Project 529 garage! Set up only takes 5 minutes and while you are there you can obtain...

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August 09, 2016

Apply to be a UBC Community Animator!

Crazy about community building? Passionate about placemaking?  Come work with us! We will be hiring a Community Animator through the UBC Work Learn program. We're looking for a dynamic, creative, engaged student who is interested in developing project coordination and event management...

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