Calendar of Events

  • February

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      • Science and innovation in BC: What’s on your agenda?

        Vancouver, BC

        From sustainability to technology to science education to health care, what are the key innovation opportunities and challenges facing BC? What investments will boost our economy and improve British Columbians’ quality of life? Join us as a panel of UBC researchers highlight key science and tech issues in the lead up to BC’s 2017 election.... Read more
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      • Canadian University Alumni – Soirée “Cabane à Sucre” in Paris

        Paris, France

        In the bitter cold of winter, come warm up and join fellow UBC and other Canadian University Alumni for a Québecois “cabane à sucre” after-work soirée. Poutine, Québecois beers and several other Canadian specialties will be on sale plus some fun games to be played. Event co-organised by alumni of McGill, UQAM, Université de Montréal, Polytechnique, HEC... Read more
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      • Can early intervention improve mental health outcomes in youth?

        Kelowna, BC

        Nearly one in five Canadians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. While many start experiencing symptoms as youth, the stigma surrounding mental illnesses often leads individuals to delay or avoid diagnosis. Much work is being done locally to help our youth get the help they need in order to build healthy, fulfilling lives.... Read more
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      • alumni UBC Hong Kong – UNESCO Discovery Trip to Xiamen

        Hong Kong

        alumni UBC Hong Kong would like to invite you to a 3-days-2-nights trip on February 24-26, 2017 to Xiamen to visit the UNESCO world heritage site, Fujian Tulou and to be submerged in the beautiful scenery of China. Itinerary: Day 1 – February 24, 2017 (Friday) We will be meeting at Sheung Wan Station in... Read more
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      • Alumni Gathering in Thailand

        Bangkok, Thailand

        On Sunday, February 26th, UBC alumni in Thailand will meet at 5:00 pm for the Cup Final of the Bangkok International Rugby Tens tournament which is organized by UBC alumnus, Eddie Evans. Post-match we will continue on to the Bangers Beer Garden for drinks, food and live music. The tournament takes place at Bangkok Patana... Read more
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      • 2017 Millennium Scholarship Breakfast

        Vancouver, BC

        UBC Athletics and title sponsor ZLC Financial are proud to present the 18th annual ZLC Millennium Scholarship Breakfast. This breakfast is dedicated to raising funds for annual and endowed scholarships for UBC's varsity athletes.
  • March

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      • Montreal Alumni “Pit Night”

        Montréal, QC

        Remember Pit Night from your time at UBC? The UBC alumni branch in Montreal can’t uproot the Pit Pub from its spot on campus, but we will be bringing all the fun of a Pit Night to downtown Montreal this upcoming March. Come and reminisce with the UBC crew here in Montreal and have some... Read more
    • 04

      • How Vancouverite Are You?

        Hong Kong

        Calling all fellow Canadians in Hong Kong! This is it – it’s finally here! We’re happy to announce that registration is now open for the How Vancouverite Are You Canadian-HK scavenger hunt. From now to Wednesday, February 22nd, register for you and your team and join us for a challenging and fun day exploring our Canadian... Read more
    • 07

      • Launch a Career in Canada Event

        Vancouver, BC

        We would like to invite alumni who came to UBC as international students, to participate in the UBC Centre for Student Involvement & Careers’ annual Launch a Career in Canada event, presented in partnership with alumni UBC. This event is dedicated to supporting the career development of current international students. This event will provide you... Read more
    • 08

      • Virtual Career Development Chats


        Join us from wherever you are in the world. Visit virtual booths for professional career advice and support, or meet with fellow alumni in the open networking room, all from the comfort of home.
      • Master Mind Master Class with Homa Hoodfar Sold Out

        Vancouver, BC

        In March 2016, Canadian-Iranian academic Dr. Homa Hoodfar, best known for her research on the role of women in Muslim societies, was arrested in Tehran by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. She was accused publicly of “dabbling in feminism and security matters” related to the recent election, and in June, after her bail was increased, she was jailed in Tehran’s... Read more
    • 09

      • Singapore: SFU, UBC, & UVic Alumni + Friends Social


        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
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      • Examining Whiteness: What’s at stake for Canada?

        Vancouver, BC

        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.
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      • UBC’s Okanagan Campus – The Graduation Ball

        Kelowna, BC

        alumni UBC welcomes the UBC Okanagan campus’s Class of 2017 to the 2nd annual Graduation Ball. Enjoy a night of celebrating your achievement with your friends and fellow graduates at the Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort complete with food, drink, music and dance.
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      • Storm The Wall Alumni Races

        Vancouver, BC

        Participate as an alumni in UBC’s treasured campus tradition – Storm the Wall! Spend your morning at UBC racing with a team or as an ironperson and enjoy a relaxing lunch reception and awards. Bring your friends and family and enjoy the Sunday Community Festival happening alongside the event!
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      • Save Our Seas: Why is Translating Good Science into Good Policy so Hard?

        Vancouver, BC

        Scientific evidence has been telling us for years that our oceans are in peril. So why have we not been able to rectify the situation? As part of the UBC University Killam Professor Lecture series, we invite you to join Dr. Daniel Pauly, internationally-acclaimed fisheries scientist and principal investigator of the Sea Around Us, in a discussion that will bring to light the perilous state of the world’s oceans today.
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      • Rethinking Gender: How do we break free from stereotypes?

        Vancouver, BC

        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
  • April

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      • Great Trekker Series: Calgary – With Dave Mowat, BCom’78

        Calgary, AB

        Life, learning, and leadership, or, how we get them all wrong! President and CEO of ATB Financial, Dave Mowat, BCom’78 is known for his inspiring leadership and open communication style. This accessible and community-minded leader can often be seen engaging with Albertans, whether he is leading citizens’ groups, conversing with customers on Twitter, or heading up Alberta’s oil... Read more
    • 20

      • Tackling the Killers: Has Preventing HIV/AIDS Provided a Key to Sustainable Healthcare?

        Kelowna, BC

        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.
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