Alumni who came to UBC as international students share stories of their career journeys and give their insights on how they made the transition from UBC to the Canadian workplace.
On March 10, 2020, Dean Blye Frank, UBC Faculty of Education, hosted a special talk and panel discussion on mental health, featuring Humble The Poet. Humble The Poet (Kanwer Singh) is a former school teacher turned into a best-selling author, hip-hop artist, designer, filmmaker, influencer and public speaker in the area of education, leadership and… Read more
The video game industry supports over 48,000 full time roles in Canada, which tells us there is a huge opportunity not just in work directly related to game development, but in non-technical roles as well. Industry professionals discuss the good, the bad, and the unexpected elements of the industry in this panel discussion.
Considering entrepreneurship as a potential career direction? Hear from a panel of distinguished women who will share stories from their entrepreneurial journeys. Hear about mistakes they made and some of the lessons they learned along the way. Success doesn’t come easily, so find out what it took for these remarkable entrepreneurs to get to where… Read more
In December 2019, alumni UBC launched a year-long series that will connect and engage alumni around the theme of leadership. The series kicked off in Vancouver with an evening where UBC alumni gathered to network and learn from high-profile industry leaders. The evening began with a panel discussion where the leaders shared some of their… Read more
There is a common misconception that the only way to get a job in Tech is to have a Computer Science degree. However, as the world of work continues to see an increase in technological advances, so do the opportunities to grow in a Tech career. Whether you’re just exploring what a working in Tech… Read more
Today, like never before, we have choices around marriage—not just in whether or not we will get married but we are freer to have the types of marriages we want. But as the framework of modern relationships changes, who benefits? Four UBC academics converge to tackle these questions from every angle.
On June 13, 2019 the UBC School of Kinesiology gathered a panel of expert coaches together for an evening of discussion and insight into the Professional Masters of High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership (MHPCTL) and the general state of professional coaching today. The field of coaching has seen significant growth that supports High Performance… Read more