The Story of American War

Omar El Akkad is a journalist and author of the novel American War which depicts a disturbingly believable future of America at war with itself. The novel was runner up for CBC Canada Reads, shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and described as “masterful” by the Globe and Mail. In this talk El… Read more

Launch a Career in Canada

Hear from a panel of alumni provide their insight and expertise as industry professionals, share valuable lessons of career successes and challenges, and share practical tips on making a successful transition from UBC to the Canadian workplace.

My Career Story: Working Globally

For some people, working globally has always been a goal while for others, it is something they are only starting to consider with the world of work becoming increasingly more connected across global boundaries. Working globally provides the opportunity to expand your knowledge about different cultures, develop transferrable skills such as communication and adaptability, or… Read more

Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett On Inequality – Internationally acclaimed health researchers share their latest insights

Barack Obama cited their insights on inequality from The Spirit Level. Now internationally acclaimed health researchers Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett have new lessons to share in their latest offering, The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being. In this talk, Wilkinson and Pickett explain how inequality affects us… Read more

My Career Story: Non-Linear Career Paths

For many people, there is the misconception that their academic discipline must match exactly with the career path they choose or you may have been faced with the question of what you are going to do with your degree by well-intentioned friends and family. While the thought of “choosing the right career” can be exciting,… Read more