Do your social profiles present you as a trusted professional others would want to hire? Does your LinkedIn profile look like a half finished resume? Let’s face facts – we all use the internet to research – movies, food, products and people. What do you want others to find when they search for you? In… Read more
Attend an upcoming lunch & learn: Slowly Down the Ganges with Adrienne Fast, PhD’15 Monday, April 24, 12pm-1pm, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre Antarctic Circle Expedition with Aaron Lawton, BSF’07 Thursday, May 11, 12pm-1pm, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre Culinary Vietnam with Paula Swart Wednesday, May 24, 12pm, Le Petit Saigon in Victoria, BC Register for… Read more
In the coming months, the government of Canada is expected to table legislation legalizing and regulating the sale, possession and use of cannabis. While the benefits and drawbacks of legalization have been debated for years, the complexity of doing so has become clear now that legalization is imminent. Join our panel of experts in Toronto for a… Read more
In his new book of non-fiction, Solitude: A Singular Life in a Crowded World, Governor General’s Award-winner, Michael Harris, BA’02, explores the profound emotional and intellectual benefits of being alone. He examines why our experience of solitude has become so impoverished and guides readers away from a life of ceaseless pings toward a balanced media… Read more
Do you want to know how to create and leverage a strong personal brand to achieve more professional success? alumni UBC has invited alumna Katherine Lazaruk, BEd’95, one of Vancouver’s most sought-after professional presence experts, to offer you her top tips and tricks. In this informative and engaging Lunch n’ Learn webinar, we’ll talk about… Read more
You are invited to join a social event with fellow UBC, SFU and UVic grads. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet other alumni in Singapore and expand your network! Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:30-8:30 pm Living Room @ The Atrium Pan Pacific Singapore 7 Raffles Boulevard Marina Square, Singapore Register Online RSVP by March 7,… Read more
With the rise of populism in the U.S. and Europe, the time is right for a frank discussion on the realities of racism and critical reflection on white privilege in Canada. Recent events make it clear that it can and does happen here. Join experts from UBC and the University of Alberta for this provocative panel discussion. This event is held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in March.
As part of the UBC University Killam Professor Lecture Series, we invite you to join Dr. Montaner in an engaging discussion on how Treatment as Prevention® could be instrumental in creating a more sustainable healthcare system by applying its principles to communicable diseases such as hepatitis C, and even socially communicable diseases like addiction.
From the day we are born, we’re given messages about who we are, who we ought to be, and who we can be based on our perceived gender. These traditional, binary ideas of gender have created norms, roles and expectations that have become entrenched in society. In recent years, however, our understanding of gender has expanded… Read more