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  • September

  • October

    • 01

      • Scotiabank Economic Forum Sold Out Scotiabank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Warren Jestin Presents "The Canadian Economy – Adjusting to a World of Change"

        Vancouver, BC

        Scotiabank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Warren Jestin Presents “The Canadian Economy – Adjusting to a World of Change”

      • Professor Arvind Gupta’s address to the Vancouver Board of Trade

        Vancouver, BC

        In his first address to The Vancouver Board of Trade since becoming President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, Professor Arvind Gupta presents his vision for how B.C. […]

    • 06

      • Is China becoming the new digital superpower?

        Hong Kong

        As a result of government control over communications technology in China, a tech industry has emerged within China’s regulatory framework. WeChat, Weibo, Alibaba and Baidu are becoming global giants in […]

    • 07

      • Earthquakes: What you should know, from the ground up Sold Out

        Vancouver, BC

        This event is sold out. Vancouver is located in a highly active seismic area, with more than 1,200 small earthquakes recorded each year across the province. For decades, experts have […]

      • Your Next Step Okanagan: Mapping a Career Path

        Kelowna, BC

        Some degrees lead graduates towards a specific career. But for many grads the path to a great career is less direct and some career exploration is required. So where should […]

    • 08

      • U15 Alumni Reception

        London, UK

        You are cordially invited to join UBC President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Arvind Gupta and Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Okanagan campus Professor Deborah Buszard, at the U15 Alumni Reception, hosted by […]

    • 10

      • Education: Kamloops Alumni Social

        Kamloops, BC

        Please join us for a Faculty of Education Alumni Lunch in Kamloops. Dean Blye Frank will host, along with 2014 Alumni Teacher Award Co-Winner Cheryl Sebastian.

    • 16

      • Best of BC Wines

        Calgary, AB

        Presented by alumni UBC, in partnership with the Wines of British Columbia, the UBC Faculty of Applied Science, Sauder School of Business and UBC’s Okanagan campus. The rapid growth of BC’s wine industry over […]

    • 17

      • The Legacy of Nutritional Experiments in Residential Schools Continuing the Dialogue on Truth and Reconciliation

        Vancouver, BC

        Photo Credit: Library and Archives Canada Shortly after WWII, when knowledge about nutrition was still sparse, scientists in Canada took advantage of already malnourished aboriginal communities by using them as […]

    • 28

      • Alumni Book Club Meet and Greet

        Vancouver, BC

        Come meet your facilitators and fellow alumni, and learn about your book before you read it.

      • The Discovery of Franklin’s Lost Ship Sold Out Presented by alumni UBC Travel and Worldwide Quest

        Vancouver, BC

        This event is sold out. In 1845, the two ships of the Franklin Expedition, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, set sail from England on a mission to explore the Northwest […]

  • November

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      • Kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway Book Club Fall 2014

        Vancouver, BC

        Born into a magical Cree world in snowy northern Manitoba, Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis are all too soon torn from their family and thrust into the hostile world of a […]

      • The Age by Nancy Lee Book Club Fall 2014

        Vancouver, BC

        Set during the final throes of the Cold War, Nancy Lee’s highly anticipated first novel, The Age, is an ambitious and prophetic meditation on the collapse of family, the price […]