Calendar of Events

  • October

    • 01

      • Day of Longboat 2016

        Remember taking part in this UBC signature event back in the day? Relive those great moments by taking part in it again! Paddle for fun or race for first place, the choice is yours.
    • 03

    • 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
    • 12

      • Healthy Forests, Healthy Lives

        Prince George, BC

        Exploring the link between our Environment and Health There’s evidence suggesting that people who live close to green spaces live happier and healthier lives. But what are the specific effects that forests and nature have on our physical and mental health? Are there alternative therapies that involve the environment? Join us as a panel of experts explore the links between health, happiness and nature... Read more
    • 15

      • UBC Apple Festival 2016

        Vancouver, BC

        A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to discover more about this delicious fruit.
    • 16

      • UBC Apple Festival 2016

        Vancouver, BC

        A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to discover more about this delicious fruit.
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    • 25

      • Japanese Language Book Club – ねむり Nemuri by Haruki Murakami

        Vancouver, BC

        One night, a well-to-do Japanese housewife suddenly saw an aged man ceaselessly watering her feet which she felt were rotting away. From the morning after, her routine life with her husband and son began to transform. Somehow, her senses were rejuvenated. She began to feel alive—even though she ‘stopped’ sleeping all the while. Haruki Murakami... Read more
    • 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
    • 27

      • Alzheimer’s Disease: What we know and what we can do (In Hong Kong)

        Hong Kong

        Alzheimer’s disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder leading to dementia. About 11% of the population age 65 and older and about one-third of people age 85 and older suffer from the disease. The world is facing a dementia epidemic, and the number of people affected will reach 81.1 million by 2040. Annual global cost is estimated... 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

      • The Power of Creative Thinking

        Toronto, ON

        Join fellow UBC alumni in Toronto for a special evening celebrating the unique and creative contributions UBC’s law and business grads have made to the world around them. Please join us on Thursday, November 3rd for a series of Pecha Kucha-style presentations where alumni from the Peter A. Allard School of Law and the UBC Sauder School... Read more
      • 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.
      • alumni UBC Night at the Ottawa Senators

        Kanata, ON

        Join fellow UBC alumni and friends to watch the Ottawa Senators take on the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, November 3rd at Canadian Tire Centre! Thursday, November 3, 2016 7:30 pm Canadian Tire Centre 1000 Palladium Dr. Kanata, ON – map alumni UBC has arranged an exclusive ticket offer for UBC alumni: 300 Level: $40 (regularly... Read more
    • 15

      • alumNIGHTS in Edmonton

        Edmonton, AB

        Looking to get ahead? Your connections matter. Turn your UBC network into personal connections by attending the first alumNIGHTS informal networking event in Edmonton at the popular gastro-lounge The Common. Catch up with old friends and make some new connections all while enjoying a drink, some tasty canapes, and great company in a casual setting! Alumni are... Read more
    • 16

      • Taste of Calgary: An Evening of Beer Tasting

        Calgary, AB

        Join fellow UBC alumni and friends for an exclusive craft beer tasting experience at one of Alberta’s longest-standing local breweries – Brewsters Brewing Company. From the Wild West Wheat Ale to the Oilberta Stout, you’ll be able to sample a variety of locally-brewed beers produced by the family-run brewery. A brewer will be on hand... Read more
    • 18

      • Master Mind Master Class with John Corigliano

        Vancouver, BC

        Architecture and Music From his Oscar-winning score for The Red Violin to his opera The Ghosts of Versailles, his acclaimed Symphony No. 3, Circus Maximus, and his Grammy-winning Conjurer: Concerto for Percussionist and String Orchestra, American composer John Corigliano has built one of the richest, most unusual, and most widely celebrated bodies of work of any composer in the last... Read more

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