Art, Culture, Music & More at Kids Take Over UBC Festival!

January 17, 2024

Celebrate Family Day on UBC campus at Kids Take Over UBC!   Join us on Sunday, February 18 from 10am – 4pm for a day of art, culture, music and more! Play your way across UBC campus through a range of interactive programming— from live music and dance performances to storytelling and...

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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March 14, 2017

Join us at the Reconciliation Pole Installation Ceremony

Honouring a Time Before, During and After Canada’s Indian Residential Schools The University of British Columbia invites you to join in the raising of Reconciliation Pole. Reconciliation Pole will be installed in the manner of a traditional Haida pole raising. All are welcome to...

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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:

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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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