alumni UBC Events Calendar

Choose from dozens of events across the globe and online. From networking receptions to panel discussions about the most pressing issues of the day, there’s an event for you.

  • September

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      • UBC Homecoming – Finding the Mother Tree: In Conversation with Prof. Suzanne Simard, BSF’83

        Online

        When Suzanne Simard’s doctoral research was published in Nature in 1997 it was seen as radical. She had discovered that trees communicate underground through webs of fungal filaments, and that they are in constant and helpful contact with each other. Today these discoveries are widely accepted, and over the years Suzanne has continued to create... Read more
      • UBC Homecoming – Adventures in Craft Beer

        Online

        Join us for a guided craft beer tasting experience from the comfort of your own home. During this showcase of some of Metro Vancouver’s best brews, you’ll hear expert insights about each of the beers including pairing advice, the look, smell, taste, and other characteristics of each unique beer. At the end of the session,... Read more
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      • UBC Homecoming – Nerve: Lessons on leadership from two women who went first

        Online

        A Conversation with Dr. Martha Piper and Dr. Indira Samarasekera UBC alumni Martha Piper, OC, OBC, LLD’07, and Indira Samarasekera, OC, PhD’80, LLD’06, have held a range of leadership positions in both the private and public sectors, from directors of some of Canada’s largest market cap companies, to presidents of two of Canada’s largest and... Read more
      • UBC Homecoming – MEDTalks: Unlocking Diabetes 100 Years After Insulin

        Online

        Chronic illness affects many Canadians, including eleven million Canadians that are living with diabetes or prediabetes. With the discovery of insulin 100 years ago, this new medication has saved lives. Now that we have reached this significant milestone, what is next? How have the 100 years of insulin changed diabetes research? What is the potential... Read more
      • UBC Homecoming – Cocktails 101 with Mike Shum, BKin’14

        Online

        Will you pass this cocktail class? Join us for a virtual class where you will learn to make two vodka-based cocktails (or mocktails). Learn some basic tips and tricks to bartending and impress your friends and family at your next gathering. During this 45 – 60 minute session led by The Bar Cart’s award-winning Bar... Read more
      • UBC Homecoming – Culinary Adventures with The Lazy Gourmet’s Susan Mendelson, BSW’78

        Online

        Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to elevate your cooking skills, add a unique dish to your repertoire and learn from one of BC’s premier catering companies!  Join The Lazy Gourmet’s founder – and UBC alum – Susan Mendelson, BSW’78, as she virtually guides us through a step-by-step masterclass in preparing a gourmet meal. For the... Read more
      • UBC Homecoming – Trivia Night

        Online

        Join us as we celebrate Homecoming over a friendly – yet competitive – night of trivia! UBC students and alumni will come together and face-off in a battle of wits to compete for first place over four rounds of high-stakes trivia. In honour of Homecoming, the game will feature special UBC-themed rounds so be prepared... Read more
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      • UBC Homecoming – Junior Chef: Kids Cooking Class with Beaucoup Bakery’s Betty Hung, BA’08

        Online

        Pull out those aprons and let’s make a delicious mess! This kids’ cooking class will be easy, fun, and tasty. As part of Homecoming, we are making Chocolate Chip Financiers (with a jam option). These French brown butter almond tea cakes are delicious and will whisk you off on a European adventure in your own... Read more
      • UBC Homecoming – Get Your Bhangra On!

        Online

        Get the whole family together for a workout you won’t forget! You’ll get your heart rate into the happy zone with this fun, health and wellness experience. This 45-minute Bhangra class will be led by Gurpreet (Gurp) Sian, from the South Asian Arts Society. In partnership with: Featured Speaker & Organization Gurpreet (Gurp) Sian, South... Read more
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      • UBC Homecoming – Okanagan Wine and Art: Homecoming Edition

        Online

        alumni UBC Wine Series The love for fine wine and art often goes hand-in-hand. Through the blend of Okanagan wine and local art collections, discover the diversity, creativity, and innovation of the Okanagan region of British Columbia. Four Okanagan wineries will lead wine tastings and discuss their passion for the arts including winery art collections,... Read more

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