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  • February

    • 16

      • alumni UBC Travel Club Lunch and Learn

        Vancouver, BC

        Thinking about your 2016 travel plans? Join two of our travel leaders for our next Lunch and Learn at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre. Take advantage of this opportunity […]
    • 17

      • Business Analysis Free Information Webinar Presented by UBC Continuing Studies

        Hear from a panel of industry experts and program administrators as they provide educational and career advancement advice. Learn more about the field of business analysis, industry trends, employment opportunities and the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) and its Vancouver local chapter, as well as get informed about the award-winning UBC Certificate in Business Analysis.
    • 18

      • “How to Love a Child”: Social Paediatrics in Canada and Vancouver

        “How to Love a Child”, the Janusz Korczak Lecture Series, is devoted to key issues crucial to the well-being and rights of children and young people today, with the hope that the lectures and panel discussions will provide fertile ground for a fruitful exchange of ideas and approaches to improving the situation of young people in all spheres of society.
    • 20

      • Lunar New Year Dinner in Chicago

        Chicago, IL

        Gung Hay Fat Choy/ Gong Xi Fa Cai/ Chuc mung nam moi/ Happy New Year/ Bonne année! Join alumni from Canadian universities and friends to welcome the Year of the […]
    • 23

      • Scientific Writing Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Designed to help you produce clear, concise scientific articles, reports and conference papers, this course teaches you to organize, write and edit your work in a way that makes the whole process clearer and simpler.
      • Writing for Graduate Students Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Writing at the Master’s or PhD level presents distinct challenges. This course helps you with the specific requirements of graduate-level articles, reports and theses. Topics include problem areas in style and grammar, the development and organization of ideas, writing abstracts, and incorporating sources and quotations.
    • 24

      • Your Next Step: Starting Your Business in Kelowna

        Kelowna

        Learn about the tools & resources to help you succeed in BC’s entrepreneurial hotspot While some parts of the country are experiencing economic uncertainty with the falling loonie and low […]
      • Pacific Venture Capital Conference 2016

        Pacific Venture Capital Conference & Competition (PVCC) has worked alongside a myriad of professionals (venture capitalists, lawyers, startup founders and entrepreneurs) to provide Conference Delegates with a variety of workshops, panels, simulations, networking events and premier keynote speakers. Industry professionals will guide you in better understanding the venture capital industry and the burgeoning Canadian startup space.
    • 25

    • 26

      • UBC Recreation Howl at the Moon Volleyball

        Pulling an all nighter has never been so much fun! Howl at the Moon Volleyball features a reverse 4s format (2 men, 2 women) and is perfect for those looking to test their team's skills on the court.
  • March

    • 01

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

        Vancouver, Bc

        Uncork the mysteries of wine and begin to build a strong base for lifelong wine appreciation. 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.
    • 02

      • Master Mind Master Class with Brad Templeton Sold Out

        Vancouver, BC

        The Future of Self-driving Cars This event is sold out. Robo-cars are coming. Whether the idea of autonomous vehicles excites or terrifies you, these technologies appear to be the future of transportation […]
    • 04

      • BizHacks 2016

        BizHacks 2016! [Empowerment through leadership allowing students to create cutting edge practices in technology and business for real world problems] Are you interested in solving business problems? Do you love technology? If the answers are YES, BizHacks 2016 is the event you should not miss! Enjoy a 24-hour Hackathon event, not just packed with the […]
    • 09

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    • 16

      • Mixing with Mentors: Planning, Properties, and Development

        Vancouver, BC

        During the early stages of your career, a mentor is an invaluable resource. Mixing with Mentors, alumni UBC’s newest career-related program, is designed to connect recent grads with established alumni mentors from different industries […]
    • 18

      • EQ for Smart Leadership Presented by UBC Continuing Studies

        Using Emotional Intelligence as a basis, this course focuses on your success as a leader based on organizational fit, values and awareness. This course is designed to expose you to the concepts of EI and how it is measured. Find out how to assess yourself against these factors and learn the importance of balance as well as opportunities for growth in specific areas.
    • 20

      • UBC Recreation: Storm the Wall

        Storm The Wall is THE #iconic event essential to the UBC experience. From Just For Fun teams, competitive teams or individual competitive participation, to spectating and attending the festivals - everyone can get over it! Registration ends by March 11.
    • 22

      • UBC Dialogues Okanagan: Can money buy happiness?

        Kelowna

        There’s been much debate among psychologists, economists and social scientists over the relationship between money and happiness – specifically, whether money can buy happiness. While some researchers would argue that […]
    • 24

      • Montreal Alumni “Pit Night”

        Montreal, QC

        Remember Pit Night from your time at UBC? The UBC alumni branch in Montreal can’t uproot the Pit Pub from its spot on campus, but we will be bringing all […]
    • 29

      • Introduction to Web Analytics Presented by UBC Continuing Studies

        Discover how web analytics can drive higher profits, improve the customer experience, and create measurable value to your business. Drawing extensively from case studies and practical applications, explore the key concepts, techniques and practices of web analytics, and how you can successfully promote the use of web analytics within your organization.
      • Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference 2016

        MURC is a conference for UBC undergraduate students to showcase their research in front of their fellow UBC students, family, and friends. Researchers may choose one of two formats to showcase their research: presentation or poster.
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  • April

    • 25

      • Food and Travel Writing Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        In this informal workshop, well-known Vancouver journalist Don Genova introduces you to the exciting world of writing about food and travel as he explains how the freelance writing process works and offers tips on generating ideas and expressing them in query letters to editors. You also learn about restaurant reviewing, cookbook and recipe writing, and making your travel story stand out from all the others.
    • 28

      • Girl Runner by Carrie Snyder Book Club Spring 2016

        Vancouver, BC

        Facilitated by Rachel Rose. Part historical page-turner, part contemporary mystery, Girl Runner is an engaging and endearing story about family, ambition, athletics and the dedicated pursuit of one’s passions.
      • Book of Sands by Karim Alrawi Book Club Spring 2016

        Vancouver, BC

        Facilitated by the author, Karim Alrawi. An atmospheric, multi-layered story of intimate lives, informed by recent events and heightened by touches of magic realism, set against the wider canvas of historic events.
  • May

    • 04

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

        Vancouver, BC

        This course is for beginning writers who are interested in learning about some of the different genres of creative writing. The course format involves examining the work of emerging and well-known writers combined with in-class writing exercises to inspire you to write autobiography, short fiction, poetry, and children’s literature.
    • 05

      • Writing Under Pressure Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Learn techniques used in the academic environment that help alleviate the stress and pressure that comes with writing timed essay exams and large graded projects with short deadlines. These techniques will be applicable to any type of deadline-based or time sensitive project.
    • 10

      • Scientific Writing Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Designed to help you produce clear, concise scientific articles, reports and conference papers, this course teaches you to organize, write and edit your work in a way that makes the whole process clearer and simpler.
    • 12

      • Writing for Graduate Students Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Writing at the Master’s or PhD level presents distinct challenges. This course helps you with the specific requirements of graduate-level articles, reports and theses. Topics include problem areas in style and grammar, the development and organization of ideas, writing abstracts, and incorporating sources and quotations.
    • 28

      • Grammar Boot Camp Presented by UBC Continuing Studies at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

        Vancouver, BC

        Join us Saturday mornings for a condensed, 4-week version of Writing Well: Grammar. This boot camp focuses on the most common questions and grammar concerns, and offers exercises to practise and solidify what you learn. By the end of the 4 weeks, be more comfortable with grammar and write more clearly and confidently.
  • June