Calendar of Events

  • August

    • 31

      • Mid-Autumn Welcome Back/Ice Breaker in Beijing

        Beijing, China

        Join fellow UBC alumni in Beijing for a Mid-Autumn gathering. Reconnect with UBC acquaintances and build your UBC network at this casual evening event. Wednesday, August 31, 2016 7:00-10:00 pm The Irish Volunteer Jiangtai Lu (opposite the east gate of the Lido Hotel), Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 朝阳区高家园小区平房311号(丽都饭店东门对面) Price: RMB10 Tsingtao Beers all night with discounts on wine... Read more
  • September

    • 01

      • Joint UBC and SFU Back to School Happy Hour

        Hong Kong

        alumni UBC Hong Kong and SFU Alumni Association Hong Kong proudly present, UBC & SFU: Back to School Happy Hour at Primo bar in Lan Kwai Fong on Thursday, September 1st! Get a chance to mingle with your fellow UBC alumni along with alumni from SFU. This is a rare joint event between UBC and... Read more
    • 07

      • Your Next Step: Level Up with “The Cheat Code”

        Vancouver, BC

        Have you ever noticed that some people seem to get ahead just a bit faster than everyone else? They always seem to be a bit ahead of the curve, get noticed a bit more, and achieve their goals a bit more quickly than the rest of the pack? Brian Wong, BCom’09, is one of those people, raising $24... Read more
    • 15

      • 99th Annual UBC Alumni Association AGM

        Vancouver, BC

        2015-16 was a year of milestones for alumni UBC. From the successful close of the start an evolution campaign to the official opening of the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, UBC’s Centennial offered a unique opportunity to reflect on UBC’s past and witness the tremendous role that alumni have played in the university’s evolution. Join us at the Robert H. Lee... Read more
    • 17

      • Homecoming 2016

        Vancouver, BC

        Alumni and friends are invited back to the Vancouver campus for a celebration of all things blue and gold! Join us on Saturday, September 17th for an exciting and expanded 2016 UBC Homecoming!
      • alumni UBC Hong Kong September Board-Game Challenge

        Hong Kong

        September is here fellow UBC Alumni! Are you up for the challenge of our yearly UBC boardgames?! Continuing from previous success, we are proud to announce for this September 17th, the 3rd round of UBC Alumni Board Games! From funny, heart pounding, to reactionary games, we have it all in the 200+ selections offered at... Read more
    • 19

      • Can developing nations lead the movement towards climate solutions?

        Vancouver, BC

        At the December 2015 Paris climate conference (COP21), 195 countries agreed to reduce their carbon emissions and limit global climate change. While the agreement was ambitious, it also recognized that less developed countries would require more time to begin reducing their emissions. While some question whether it is fair to hold them to the same... Read more
    • 22

      • Beyond the Bucket List – Exploring Dante’s Mysticism with Dr. Michael Treschow

        Kelowna, BC

        Presented by the alumni UBC Travel Club Join Dr. Michael Treschow, Associate Professor at UBC Okanagan’s Department of Critical Studies, for a learned and witty presentation on Dante’s Mysticism. Dante’s Divine Comedy, where he tells of his journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven, is not only a poetic travelogue, but an elaboration of a mystical vision. This short talk... Read more
      • UBC Harvest Feastival

        Vancouver, BC

        On September 22, kick off the new school year in style by treating your taste buds to an epic outdoor feast at University Commons, followed by exclusive shows and exhibits in UBC’s Arts and Culture District.
    • 27

      • alumNIGHTS Penticton

        Penticton, BC

        Join fellow UBC alumni at Mile Zero for a fun and tasty evening. Enjoy the best of BC’s wines, make new acquaintances, reconnect with old friends, or accept our networking mission challenge for the chance to get to know your fellow grads better and even win a prize! A beverage and selection of appies will... Read more
    • 28

      • alumNIGHTS Kelowna

        Kelowna, BC

        Join fellow UBC alumni at The Xchange, Kelowna’s new hotspot designed as a hub for idea exchange, conversation and food – where better to socialize with former classmates and network with UBC grads old and new! Take our networking mission challenge for the chance to get to know your fellow grads better and perhaps win... Read more
    • 29

      • Do wild BC salmon have a future?

        Brentwood Bay, BC

        British Columbia has one of the world’s most diverse and interconnected coastal ecosystems. Pacific Salmon’s majestic migration from river to ocean is a cultural and ecological hallmark of the region. However, dramatic fluctuations in Salmon populations have raised alarming questions about human impact on the coast’s environment and the fragility of the entire ecosystem. Questions that can... Read more
      • alumNIGHTS Vernon

        Vernon, BC

        Join fellow UBC alumni at Marten Brewpub, and “Tap into the Source” of fresh locally brewed craft beer in a trendy new hotspot where you can see the brewery in action from every seat in the house! Whether you want to reconnect with former classmates, make new acquaintances, or accept our networking mission challenge for... Read more
  • October

    • 04

      • Scotiabank Economic Forum 2016

        Vancouver, BC

        Following a light breakfast networking reception, learn about the implications and opportunities that the global economy presents, through Scotiabank's Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist Jean-François Perrault's expert market knowledge.
    • 05

      • Great Trekker Series: Toronto – With Dominic Barton, BA’84, LLD’12

        Toronto, ON

        As Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company, the world’s premier management consultancy, Dominic Barton, BA’84, LLD’12, is uniquely positioned to identify the qualities that make a great leader. In fact, throughout his 30-year career with the firm, he has made it his mission to meet and learn from top leaders worldwide. Join him for an intimate conversation as... Read more
    • 18

    • 26

      • Book Club – All True Not a Lie in It by Alix Hawley, BA’97

        Vancouver, BC

        Told in his inimitable, haunting voice, All True Not a Lie in It is the story of a search for paradise, and what happens when it goes wrong. It hinges on pioneer Daniel Boone’s captivity by the Shawnee during the Revolutionary War, after the kidnapping and rescue of one child and the murder of another.... Read more
  • November

    • 01

      • alumni UBC 2016 Achievement Awards

        Vancouver, BC

        UBC alumni are capable of amazing things. This November, at the alumni UBC Achievement Awards, we will honour eight inspiring members of the UBC community who, through their extraordinary endeavours, have taken the lead on important issues to create positive social change.
    • 03

      • UBC Theatre & Film Presents All-Alumni Show: Beckett 16

        Vancouver, BC

        Runs from November 3-5th. Get your Samuel Beckett on, enjoy post-show cake & champers, and donate to a worthy cause. Directed by Gerald Vanderwoude. Professor Emeritus Norman Young returns with alumni Beverly Bardal, Cam Cronin, Deb Pickman, Joe Procyk, Tom Scholte. All proceeds benefit The Peter Loeffler Student Prize.

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