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COMM 101 TA recruitment

Interested in being a COMM 101 Teaching Assistant next year? We’re looking to hire our next team of all-stars for 2020 winter session!

If you would like to hear more about this position and determine whether you have the skills required for the role, come to the information session:

Date: Thursday, November 14
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus 354
Event link on Facebook

Application deadline: Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:00pm

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CLC Excel workshop: SUBSTITUTE & REPLACE functions

In this session, we'll cover when to use SUBSTITUTE and REPLACE and their applications with LEN and TRIM, with examples to supplement and enhance your understanding of each function. If time permits, we'll also cover FIND and SEARCH functions.

Date: Wednesday, November 13
Time: 10:00 to 11:30am
Location: Henry Angus 045A

Register on COOL

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Spark Chats: Academic Success

Connect with upper year students to learn about study tips and strategies to crush those tricky courses and exams, and then stick around for a free community dinner in CPA Hall (this month it's a Chinese buffet).

Date: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm
Location: Bruce R. Birmingham Undergraduate Centre

Learn more and RSVP to attend

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Start of term academic advising

The advising team in the Undergraduate Office (UGO) can answer questions about academic regulations and policies, offer support in times of adversity, provide information on campus services, and introduce you to interesting and rewarding opportunities to enrich your university experience. For the start of term, we have extended drop-in advising (no appointments):

Dates: September 4-6, 9-13, and 16-17
Times: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Undergraduate Office, Henry Angus room 165

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COMM 483 Leadership and General Management information session

COMM 483 Leadership and General Management is a six-credit, by-application course modeled after Harvard's first year MBA program and led by Professor Bob Elton, a previous CEO of BC Hydro and CFO of Vancity.

The class develops leaders through the study and discussion of case studies, great leaders, guest speakers, and current global issues in a team oriented and open environment. Attend an information session to learn more:

Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 12:00 to 1:00pm
Location: Henry Angus 335

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An Introduction to the Portfolio Management Foundation

First-years: Do you have an interest in finance and global capital markets? You’re invited to attend an information session about the UBC Portfolio Management Foundation program (PMF). Come learn about the breadth of the capital markets, the types of careers you can have, and how the PMF can help you prepare for them.

Date: Thursday, April 4
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus 492
No RSVP required

After the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to ask PMF supervisors and current participants your own questions about the program.

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New Venture Design Demo Day

Check out this year’s New Venture Design (COMM 466) student projects at Demo Day for a taste of what you can learn and create if you take the course next year.

Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: David Lam 005 and 009

COMM 466 is a six-credit interdisciplinary course that will give you the knowledge and practical experience to produce a viable product prototype, and a business plan to ensure its success in the marketplace.

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Creative Destruction Lab Venture Program (COMM 486W)

COMM 486W, the Creative Destruction Lab Venture Program, is a course designed to teach students about the formation, financing and management of massively scalable companies through a series of close interactions with early-stage technology companies and their potential seed investors.

Join us for an information session to learn more:

Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus Room 234

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Urban Resilience Summer Program in Chennai

UBC, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Yale-NUS College, the University of Cambridge, and Tecnológico de Monterrey will be co-hosting a nine week collaborative global experiential learning program from May 14 – July 19 online and in Chennai, India. The program will bring together students from participating institutions to learn about urban resilience and work on projects for the City of Chennai on the theme of Water, Green Infrastructure and Urban Resilience. 

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