UGO Student Experience Grants are available to current BCom students in good academic standing to cover up to 50% of the cost for a variety of experiences. These may include, but are not limited to:
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Study smarter and recharge often with events to help you self-care as you prepare for exam season. Check out the UBC events calendar or drop by UBC’s Chapman Learning Commons or Wellness Centre for study tips, strategies, and prizes.
The Canaccord Learning Commons will be offering extended hours during the exam period. Check open hours for the David Lam Library/CLC and other UBC library branches at hours.library.ubc.ca.
Interested in being a COMM 101 Teaching Assistant next year? We’re looking to hire our next team of all-stars for the 2019 Fall semester.
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: Tuesday, November 20
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: DL 005
Application deadline: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 10:00pm
The CLC is looking for two students to join the Peer Assisted Study Session (PASS) team in Term 2 and lead sessions for COMM 294 Managerial Accounting.
Ideal candidates will have taken COMM 294 and retain a strong understanding of/interest in the material, have experience in facilitation or tutoring, and be excellent communicators.
Application deadline: Monday, November 12, 2018
If you are struggling with academics, don't worry because Spark Chats November has got your back! Come to Spark Chats November to get some tips from upper year student leaders on how to get support and succeed academically.
We know October can be a busy period for BCom students, and that’s why the Canaccord Learning Commons is hosting its first-ever Coach-in. Join us to access all CLC programming in one convenient location. From Peer Assisted Study Sessions, to LPI prep, to a silent study zone, the Coach-in will have it all (including de-stress kits for the first 100 visitors).
Date: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Bruce R. Birmingham Undergraduate Centre
The CLC will be hosting special midterm review Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) for COMM 290 and COMM 293, in addition to their regularly scheduled programming. Each session will cover the same content so no need to attend all of them. Register on COOL for the date that works best for you.
PASS COMM 290 Midterm Reviews
- October 13, 1:00 to 3:00pm (HA 241)
- October 15, 5:30 to 7:30pm (HA 291)
- October 16, 5:00 to 6:30pm (HA 241)
PASS COMM 293 Midterm Reviews
PASS leaders will be running three final exam review sessions for COMM 291 on April 7, 8 and 9. Content for each session is the same so choose your preferred date to attend and sign up on COOL under workshops.
More information on location and PASS leaders can be found on the PASS page on Connect.
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 (“the Fellows”) through the first three CDL-West meeting days.
* Interested in learning more? Attend an Information Session to hear more about the program and the course.
Date: Tuesday, March 27
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus Room 350
COMM 483 is modelled after Harvard's first year MBA program and is led by Professor Bob Elton, a previous CEO of BC Hydro and CFO of Eldorado Gold. The class develops leaders through the study and discussion of business cases, great leaders, guest speakers, and current global issues in a team oriented and open environment. Students can expect to learn about finance, social entrepreneurship, accounting, marketing, OBHR, leadership and a range of other topics.