Intrapreneurship: Taking Charge and Making Change During Times of Adversity

Intrapreneurship Webinar

Cybele Negris, BA’91, knows a thing or two about the importance of intrapreneurial zeal in charting a path toward excellence. In this webinar, Cybele shares insights from her remarkable career path as she evolved from a UBC Commerce student, to a tech entrepreneur, to a Board Member of prominent Canadian organizations.

Pivot to Digital: Stories of Business Transformation

With rapidly changing technology, international markets and global social disruptions (like a pandemic), many organizations are changing their ways of engaging audiences in order to adapt to this new reality and ensure success. This online event will feature alumni working in various unique industries around the globe. Hear how their organizations have undertaken a digital… Read more

How can BC become more welcoming for new immigrants and refugees?

How can BC become more welcoming for new immigrants and refugees

Canada has a reputation for being a welcoming destination for new immigrants and refugees. However, this reputation is not always reflected in the reality these newcomers face in British Columbia. Gaps exist in terms of education, healthcare, employment and social services, and new immigrants often face real struggles accessing the support they require. Hear from… Read more

Environmental Education: How can we make a difference?

Webinar - Environmental Education

Imagine a future where world leaders have grown up with a deep understanding of the natural environment that sustains us, knowledge that informs responsible decisions that advance our planetary health. UBC believes in this vision and has committed to taking climate action. In December 2019, the UBC Board of Governors responded to community advocates and… Read more

UBC Homecoming: Virtual Cooking Class in Partnership with Fresh Prep

Homecoming 2020 - Presented by RBC Royal Bank - Virtual Cooking Class, in partnership with Fresh Prep

Are you tired of eating the same meals every day or simply looking to learn new cooking skills? Join alumni UBC savings partner Fresh Prep as they guide you step-by-step through a recipe to take your cooking to the next level. On the menu for this brunch time cooking demonstration is a Breakfast Sarnie – a Fennel… Read more

UBC Homecoming: UBC Minds and Wines Virtual Tasting

Homecoming 2020 - Presented by RBC Royal Bank - UBC Minds and Wines Virtual Tasting

We’re proud of the many UBC alumni who have established themselves in BC’s wine industry. As part of this year’s UBC Homecoming celebrations, we invite you to join us as we take a virtual tasting journey through six Okanagan wines. Learn about the region’s wines from UBC alumni winery owners, and winemakers. Recorded September 26,… Read more

UBC Homecoming: 2020 UBC Sports Hall of Fame

Homecoming 2020 - Presented by RBC Royal Bank - UBC Sports Hall of Fame

Cap off Homecoming Weekend with a celebration of the newest honoured members of the UBC Sports Hall of Fame.  The 5 inductees – Ralph “Hunk” Henderson (athlete), Gerald McGavin (builder), Al Morrow (builder), Annamay Pierse Oldershaw (athlete) and the 1975-76 Thunderbird Men’s Volleyball Team join fellow distinguished T-Birds who laid the strong foundation and built… Read more

UBC Homecoming: Drawing 101 and Visual Journaling 101

Homecoming 2020 - Presented by RBC Royal Bank - Drawing 101 & Visual Journaling 101

Online classes for the whole family After clicking submit, you may need to scroll down to see the video. Drawing 101 Pick up your pencils and crayons! This introductory art session covers basic drawing skills for kids and tweens. Great for the whole family! Released September 25, 2020. Visual Journaling 101 Tap into your inner… Read more

UBC Homecoming: Stretching & Movement – Working from Home

Homecoming 2020 - Presented by RBC Royal Bank - Stretching

Learn some tips and tricks for optimal movement and stretching while you work from home and at the office to continue your job while minimizing discomfort! Released September 25, 2020. About the Instructor Aman Rangi BKin’16, MOT’18, Reg. OT (BC) Consultant Occupational Therapist Aman Rangi is dually trained as a kinesiologist and occupational therapist, registered… Read more