The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in sustainability. It is organized by the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors and aims to inspire students, faculty and staff to become involved with sustainability. The fair is an interdisciplinary and intersectional event that will showcase businesses, organizations and student groups aiming to build a more equitable, livable and inclusive community.
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What are you doing this Reading Week? Get involved with your community by registering for a Reading Week project. These three-day long placements happen in the Lower Mainland and give students the opportunity to work in an environment that interests them, whether that be the outdoors, an elementary school, or a non-profit.
Apply by January 26, 2018.
The UBC Sauder School of Business and the Commerce Undergraduate Society value the enhancement of the student experience and have committed to provide funding to support students in their personal endeavors and student-led initiatives.
Funding is available to current BCom students in good academic standing to offset expenses for a variety of experiences, including but not limited to volunteering/service learning, case competitions (not already supported by UBC Sauder Faculty), conferences, personal/professional development, and student-led initiatives.
It’s that time of the year, and you may be wondering about getting involved with a club, program, or other leadership position for next year. But with so many opportunities how do you choose? It can be a bit overwhelming!
Come to Spark Chats to hear from upper year student leaders on their experiences of how they got involved and found where they belong. The BCC (Business Career Centre) will be there too to talk about how they can help you with your resumes, cover letters, interview preparation and more.
Date: Monday, January 15
Time: 5:45 to 7:00pm
This January, during UBC’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), join the conversation about sexual assault that’s happening in the media, in our communities, and around the world. The goal of this month of events is to raise awareness and understanding about sexual assault and what you can do to help prevent it.
There are many ways to get involved and help reduce sexual violence:
It’s never too late to get involved. Check out this roundup of student leadership opportunities and find out all the ways you can influence the student experience here at UBC. Positions include Campus Tour Student Ambassadors, Collegia Advisors, Residence Advisors, Academic Success Coaches, and Orientation Leaders to name a few.
Application deadlines vary by program so don't delay!
UBC is in the final stages of a comprehensive strategic planning process. The new plan will serve as a road map, helping us focus even more intently on our core activities of learning and research.
Between November 23 and December 8, you are invited to join a dialogue to help validate the emerging plan, as well as explore ideas of how to bring the plan to life. Attend an open house and/or complete an online survey to help build a plan that will influence our university for years to come.
As one of the largest student-run conferences in Canada, the Student Leadership Conference (SLC) is an opportunity to explore your abilities, a hub for amazing individuals in the community, and a platform that inspires action. The SLC features well-known keynote speakers, workshops, featured presenters, and learning labs which all revolve around this year’s theme, Create Momentum.
Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
You're invited to attend UBC's annual Remembrance Day Ceremony to recognize the achievements of our Veterans and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Ceremony will include short readings, remarks from special guests and musical performances by the UBC Opera Ensemble.
Date: Saturday, November 11
Location: UBC War Memorial Gym
Doors open at 10:00am
On Wednesday, November 8, stop by the CPA Hall to grab a delicious, free pancake breakfast and learn more about some of the programming and services available at the BCC, CLC, and UGO.
Date: Wednesday, November 8
Time: 9:00 to 11:30am
Location: CPA Hall