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Chef Challenge comes back this year with a Latin vibe!

July 05, 2019

Calling all UBC foodies! Chef Challenge is back, and we need your taste buds to decide which UBC culinary team will take home the coveted trophy for the 6th year of this popular event! Buy your ticket now as the event sells out every year.    We’ll be serving all this up...

March 13, 2017

Spring Break at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum

During Spring Break, join the Beaty Biodiversity Museum every day at 12:00 pm for a different hands-on activity, brought to you by volunteers, staff, curators, and special guests! Meet new friends while exploring different aspects of the biodiversity around us. From identifying incredible insects,...

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February 27, 2017

Lee Square Pop Up Playground

Drop by after school or work and don't miss the special light display that will transform Lee Square into a Pop Up Playground. Move your way through games like hopscotch and four squares, dance around to the beat of our DJ, and enjoy some street eats. More info: http://planning.ubc.ca/news-...

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February 03, 2017

February is the Month to Get Moving

This February, break up with your chair and fall in love with moving more and sitting less! Move UBC is a month-long campaign focused on encouraging our community members to reduce sedentary behaviour and fit movement into their day in fun and easy ways—this campaign exemplifies UBC’s vision for...

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January 26, 2017

Free UBC Talk: Barcelona's Bold Plan for Citizen Spaces

Barcelona is implementing a radical new plan to address the problems of excessive pollution, noise and a lack of quality public space by converting a major portion of its streets to citizen spaces. Barcelona, like many prominent cities, has ambitious plans to move away from the hegemony of the...

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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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