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.

  • January

    • 21

      • Will Mentorship Get me a Job? A Fireside Chat

        Online

        Join RBC Olympian and Professional Athlete, Sam Effah, and RBC’s Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Mary DePaoli, as they share industry tips for landing a job at a top brand like RBC, and how to stand out in a pile of resumes. Thursday January 21, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM
    • 26

      • The complex connections between homelessness and health inequities in BC

        Online

        The homelessness crisis is clearly evident in communities across BC today. Many people experiencing homelessness are disproportionately affected by such risk factors as the affordable housing crisis, mental health issues, and substance use disorders, which continue to put them in precarious situations. Join alumni UBC for a much-needed discussion on the homelessness crisis in BC,... Read more
    • 27

    • 28

      • PostSecret and the Pandemic: Struggles, Successes, & Strategies

        Online

        Frank Warren is the sole founder of the PostSecret Project, a growing collection of over a million artful secrets, mailed anonymously to him on postcards. Known as ‘the most trusted stranger in the world’, Frank’s all new interactive presentation reveals our true feelings about how the pandemic has disrupted our lives, while providing evidence-based tools... Read more
  • February

    • 05

      • The Future of Agriculture

        Online

        From labour supply and supply chains to technology and trade, COVID-19 has brought forth challenges and opportunities to the agri-food industry. How have different sectors handled the suddenness of the pandemic? What are the positive and negative learnings from the past year and how will the different sectors continue to adjust and respond? Will the... Read more
    • 09

      • Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness

        Online

        Has your mental health suffered during the pandemic? Many of us have been adversely impacted by the pandemic–our routines and supports have been pulled out from beneath us. With such stress and uncertainty, people’s anxiety has increased. Mindfulness practices can help us to cope to make things easier (but not necessarily easy). A couple of... Read more
    • 18

      • A Prospectus for Conservation

        Online

        The traditional approach to conservation science is to observe and model the impacts of threats (logging, mining, fishing, climate change for example) on species and their habitats, publish a paper of the findings in a peer-reviewed journal, and hope that policymakers will take action.

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