Travel Club Sneak Peek for 2019-20

Active travel with alumni UBC In recent years, hundreds of UBC alumni have gone beyond the bucket list and explored the world as part of the alumni UBC Travel Club. With the program growing every year, we’re always working to find new and exciting experiences to offer our alumni travelers. In the coming year, one… Read more

Six UBC Alumni Named to 2018 Business in Vancouver Forty Under 40

Congratulations to the six UBC alumni recognized on the 2018 Business in Vancouver Forty Under 40 list. They will be celebrated at BIV’s Forty under 40 Awards gala dinner on January 24, 2019, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. UBC alumni on the BIV Forty Under 40 list Daniel Boffo, BA’01 – Principal, Boffo Properties Caitlin Dunne, MedRes’10 – Co-director,… Read more

Stepping Up to Leadership Follow-up Vlog #2

Stepping Up to Leadership Follow-up Vlog #2

After an overwhelming positive response to alumni UBC’s Stepping Up to Leadership webinar featuring guest presenter Katherine Lazaruk, we received additional questions and feedback afterwards. We asked Katherine to respond to these inquiries in the form of two vlogs. This is the second one. You can view the first here. View the original Stepping Up… Read more

Recap of UBC Bound! 2018

This summer, in cities across Asia, UBC alumni connected and shared stories and advice with incoming UBC students. Here are recaps and photos from the UBC Bound! meet-ups, submitted by the alumni volunteers.

Stepping Up to Leadership Follow-up Vlog #1

Stepping Up to Leadership Follow-up Vlog #1

Hundreds of UBC alumni attended alumni UBC’s live webinar on Stepping Up to Leadership, featuring guest presenter Katherine Lazaruk, BEd’95. The topic was so resonant that we’ve continued to receive questions and feedback. We invited Katherine to respond to these questions in two vlogs. This is the first. Please share your feedback and reactions in… Read more

Job Search Strategies for Graduate Students

Whether you are seeking an academic career or hoping to take a different career path with your graduate degree, this article by UBC professor and UBC alumna Dr. Kim Snowden provides valuable insight and strategies for your job search after graduate school.

The Job Search Tool You Need Right Now

There are countless articles written about the job search. They often contain resources to help you develop a strong network, create a winning professional brand, write a resume with impact, market yourself effectively on line, and ace the interview.

But they may not address the one thing you need the most: resilience.

Why You Should Learn to Love Constructive Feedback

Most people prefer praise to criticism. It simply feels better to hear that we are doing everything right instead of acknowledging the places we need to grow. But if you react negatively to constructive feedback, you are missing a valuable opportunity.

Kickstart Your Career After Graduation

We are proud to welcome our Spring 2018 graduates into the alumni UBC family. Here are some post-graduation strategies to help you start strong on your career. Update (or Create) Your LinkedIn Profile LinkedIn is the digital home to millions of professionals around the world. Keep your profile current and maintain an active presence on… Read more