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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...

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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July 29, 2016

Your UBC Chef Challenge 2016 Winners

On July 21st, the UBC community gathered to spectate the most anticipated culinary event of the summer - the third annual UBC Chef Challenge.  This year the theme of the event was 'Local Food & Craft Brews'. Chefs from AMS Confrences & Catering, BierCraft, Koerner's Pub, Point Grill...

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June 29, 2016

Tickets for Chef Challenge now on sale!

Don't miss your chance to grab one of limited tickets to this year's Chef Challenge.  Five competing chefs will serve savoury morsels perfectly paired with local craft beer. An expert panel of judges will taste their way to crown the victorious challenger and guests will award the People’s...

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June 13, 2016

Welcome Santa Ono, 15th President and Vice-chancellor of UBC

We are excited to welcome Santa Ono, celebrated president of University of Cincinnati and an accomplished researcher and educator as the newest president and vice-chancellor of #UBC.  In his inaugural speech, Ono expressed optimistic sentiments towards the university, "UBC is uniquely...

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May 20, 2016

Community Engagement Ambassador Recruitment

Apply now to be a Community Engagement Ambassador or email community.animator (at) ubc.ca with a resume and letter of intent. Applications close May 20 at 11.59 pm. Want to volunteer to build community on campus? Here's your chance: We have a number of volunteer opportunities at...

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May 08, 2016

Safe + Sustainable Transportation Month

UBC is committed to creating a pedestrian and cyclist-friendly campus community. Throughout May and the first week of June, we’re celebrating safe, active and sustainable transportation with activities and events aimed at promoting walking and cycling on campus! See what's happening throughout the...

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