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  • October

    • 11

      • Canadian Thanksgiving with a South Asian Twist

        Chicago, IL

        Join fellow Canadian university alumni in celebrating Canadian diversity with a unique Thanksgiving dinner, featuring traditional dishes with a South Asian twist! The dinner will take place at the home […]
    • 13

      • Pan-Canadian Alumni Reception in Massachusetts


        The Consul General of Canada to New England, Mr. David Alward, invites you and a guest to join him for the annual Pan-Canadian Alumni Reception. Come network with fellow alumni, […]
      • Lunch and Learn: Buying a Rental Property

        Vancouver, BC

        Do you understand the rules changes for approvals and whether or not it makes sense to purchase and investment property? Join us for a Lunch & Learn with guest speaker Jared […]
    • 14

      • What is the future of forestry?

        Kamloops, BC

        New Directions in Forestry BC forestry professions have never been more focused on the future and UBC research plays a crucial role in this. By striving to adapt to modern […]
      • 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.
    • 15

      • Applied Science: 2015 Marion Woodward Lecture

        Vancouver, BC

        Join fellow alumni and industry professionals to hear from keynote speaker Dr. Robyn Tamblyn, BSCN, MSc, PhD, Scientific Director, CIHR – Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, Professor, Depts of Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, on ‘Nurse’s roles in health information technology: A Canadian Perspective’
      • 98th Annual UBC Alumni Association AGM

        Vancouver, BC

        As one of more than 300,000 UBC alumni living around the world, you are part of a large and well-connected network of highly accomplished individuals. In the past year, more […]
      • Biodiversity Lecture Series Featuring Paul Nicklen

        “They say I am a street photographer for the underwater world. I get dangerous animals close, personal, and intimate.”—Paul Nicklen
    • 17

      • Apple Festival

        A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of British Columbia's favourite fruits.
    • 20

      • Applied Science: Innovate 2015

        Vancouver, BC

        UBC Applied Science Dialogues: Come discover pathways to industry partnership with UBC Applied Science. In an evening of thought-provoking, seven-minute presentations, learn why faculty are passionate about their work. Start the dialogue to open up infinite possibilities to leverage our research.
    • 21

      • Your Next Step: Meet Your Mentor


        A mentor is an invaluable resource whether you’re just getting started on your career or embarking on a new one. Join us for Your Next Step: Meet Your Mentor where […]
    • 27

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      • Your Next Step: Crossing the Border

        Vancouver, BC

        Every year, thousands of Canadian citizens move to the United States in pursuit of employment opportunities. However, the process is not as simple as finding a job and making the […]
    • 29

      • Book Club Fall 2015 Meet and Greet

        Vancouver, BC

        The alumni UBC Book Club is back this fall with two exciting titles to choose from: Galore by Michael Crummey and Curiosity by Joan Thomas. Love Canadian literature? We invite you to join us and learn more.
      • Harry Potter: Brands of Magic

        A diverse panel of speakers discuss the impact and influence of the Harry Potter series on the city and people of Vancouver.
  • November

    • 03

      • UBC Okanagan Mini-Med Lecture Series: Pause on Personalized Medicine


        Speaker: Dr. Michael Burgess. Dr. Burgess is Professor and Chair in Biomedical Ethics at the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics in the School of Population and Public Health, […]
      • 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.
    • 04

      • Mixing With Mentors: Not-For-Profit Industry

        Vancouver, BC

        When you are just beginning your career, a mentor is an invaluable resource. Mixing with Mentors, alumni UBC‘s newest career-related event series, connects recent grads with established mentor alumni for informal and […]
    • 07

      • Brock Talks: Earth’s Astonishing Climate History

        Vancouver, BC

        Best known for his penetrating work to verify Snowball Earth, Paul Hoffman is an extraordinary scientist. A master storyteller, and he will visit UBC on Saturday, November 7 to weave the epic tale of “Earth’s Astonishing Climate History”. This lecture is the inaugural Brock Public Lecture: Please bring your families and share with the UBC community in this remarkable evening, or make a day of it and start with a visit to the Pacific Museum of the Earth which will be open for this occasion! Vancouver, Earth Sciences Building, UBC Point Grey Campus
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      • Curiosity by Joan Thomas Book Club Fall 2015

        Vancouver, BC

        Facilitated by Rhea Tregebov, Associate Professor, Creative Writing Program. In 1812, a 12 year-old girl dug the skeleton of what she thought was a dragon out of the cliff on an English beach. Mary Anning was poor and barely literate. Her astonishing find–– a thirty-foot Ichthyosaur from the Jurassic Period—turned the science of the day upside down and set the course of Mary’s life.
      • Galore by Michael Crummey Book Club Fall 2015

        Vancouver, BC

        Facilitated by Francine Cunningham, BFA’11. An intricate family saga and love story spanning two centuries, Galore is a portrait of the improbable medieval world that was rural Newfoundland, a place almost too harrowing and extravagant to be real.
      • Taste of BC: A BC Craft Beer Evening in Victoria

        Victoria, BC

        Come learn about BC’s Craft Beer Revolution from host Joe Wiebe, BFA’04, MFA’06, the Thirsty Writer. He will talk about the history of craft beer in BC, from 1858 through to […]
    • 21

      • Prof. Neil Turok Presents “The Astonishing Simplicity of Everything” UBC Centennial Lecture

        Vancouver, BC

        Professor Turok is one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists. Formerly Professor of Physics at Princeton and Chair of Mathematical Physics at Cambridge, he is currently Director and Niels Bohr […]
      • Canadian University Alumni Cocktail Party in Paris


        Join fellow UBC alumni and exchange students living in Paris (and across France), as well as graduates from other Canadian universities for a mid-autumn reception, including a special performance by […]
      • 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.
  • December

    • 10

      • alumni UBC Hong Kong Centennial Gala

        Hong Kong

        Commemorate a century of growth and transformation while reflecting upon UBC’s rich history and relationship in the Asia-Pacific at alumni UBC‘s Centennial Gala in Hong Kong. The evening will feature […]