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  • August

    • 02

      • Opera Under the Stars

        Kelowna, BC

        Enjoy a truly Okanagan experience of nature and beauty as UBC kicks off it’s Centennial celebrations in style. Imagine a bit of Mozart cascading across the lawn under the evening sky while you enjoy a glass of wine and a delicious food with your friends! Opera Kelowna begins the Summer Opera Series with 'Opera Under The Stars' a charming program of Arias, Duets, and Chorus favourites for those who love Opera or those who want to get to know Opera.
      • Peacocks are way cool because…

        Come find out which famous scientist wrote that peacock feathers make him sick, why feather iridescence is so important, and what it takes to get a peahen's attention.
    • 09

      • Annual Alumni Summer BBQ in Montreal

        Montreal, PQ

        The summer is here and so is the annual alumni UBC BBQ in Montreal! On Sunday, August 9, catch some hot summer rays while enjoying a summertime BBQ in Montreal’s […]
    • 15

      • Post-Secondary Vocational Testing Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Designed to assist young adults (ages 19-25) in their early career development, uncover information and perspectives that can help select academic majors, areas of study and transitional employment strategies. Group testing is followed approximately one-week later by a private one-hour session with a career counsellor.
    • 20

      • Alumni Pub Night in Ottawa

        Ottawa

        Please join us at the Clocktower Brew Pub, in Westboro, on Thursday, August 20, 2015, for a social and networking event with UBC and SFU alumni. Don’t miss this opportunity […]
    • 29

      • Tea Ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden

        The Urasenke Foundation of Vancouver hosts tea ceremonies at Nitobe Memorial Garden throughout the summer. Visitors attending the ceremony can witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests.
  • September

    • 15

      • Report and Business Writing Presented by UBC Continuing Studies

        Vancouver, BC

        Learn how to put your critical thinking skills to work to help you create documents that can inform or persuade your readers. Through the class you develop a portfolio of work including emails, memos, letters, proposals, and reports. This course is offered in two formats: 100% online or classroom-based.
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    • 29

      • LSAT® Analytical Reasoning Workshop Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Fine-tune your preparation in the Analytical Reasoning or 'Logic Games' section of the LSAT with this four-session, evening workshop.
    • 30

      • Novel: Introduction Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Learn to navigate those vital early stages of writing, build story and structure, deepen characters, and develop themes, as well as handle those tricky technical choices that novelists have to make as they begin.
  • October

    • 02

    • 06

      • Chinese Translation Part 1 Presented by UBC Continuing Studies

        Designed to enhance bilingual fluency and cross-cultural communication skills, this 100% online course expands your glossary of professional terminology and helps you gain practical skills for translation.
    • 14

      • Social Media Strategy and Marketing Presented by UBC Continuing Studies

        Vancouver, BC

        Learn the importance of setting up a strategic social media framework that matches your overall organizational goals and broader marketing activities. Develop a social media marketing campaign that impacts and defines customer engagement and behaviour. This course is offered in two formats: 100% online or classroom-based.
    • 17

      • Apple Festival

        A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of British Columbia's favourite fruits.
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  • November

    • 03

      • Understanding Wine: Introduction Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Learn how to shop and read label information, discover how wines age and learn how to choose wines to pair with different foods. Sensory training, an introduction to wine vocabulary, and tasting major varietals help build your ability to discern distinct flavours and nuances from many types of wine.
    • 21

      • Math for Kids and Parents – Workshop Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        In this hands-on workshop, find out how you can inspire students to engage with mathematics and science and boost their confidence and interest in these subjects. As part of the UBC Centennial celebrations, UBC Continuing Studies is offering 20 free One Day @ UBC Centennial lectures on Saturdays at the UBC Point Grey campus from September 2015 through May 2016.
      • Find Out How Well Your Child is Doing in School: Research-Based Tips and Strategies – Workshop Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Learn how to get the most out of parent-teacher conferences, report cards, and standardized tests results, and how to use informal ways to learn about your child's progress with research-based tips and strategies. As part of the UBC Centennial celebrations, UBC Continuing Studies is offering 20 free One Day @ UBC Centennial lectures on Saturdays at the UBC Point Grey campus from September 2015 through May 2016.