This year's fair will showcase over 150 exhibitors from private, public, and non-profit sectors across a range of industries.
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To help the campus community prepare for an earthquake, UBC participates in the annual province-wide ShakeOut BC earthquake preparedness exercise.
On October 19 at 10:19am, practice DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON, the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes.
- DROP to the ground (before the earthquake drops you!),
- Take COVER by getting under a sturdy desk or table, and
- HOLD ON to it until the shaking stops.
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the Cansbridge Fellowship would like to invite you to an event on entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver. At Building Bridges, the goal is to connect young Canadians who are interested in entrepreneurship with local government bodies, renowned Vancouver entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. You'll hear insights from experienced business leaders and their lessons learned from experiences in the dynamic economies of Asia.
UBC BizTech and the UBC Sauder Dhillon Centre are co-hosting a panel on ethical issues facing the tech industry today. Experts will be covering diverse topics related to technology such as the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence, environmental issues, job security in a market being dominated by automation, and IT security.
Speakers include Geordie Cree, Director of Enterprise Compliance & Security and Chief Privacy Officer at Vancity, Tanya Ney, VP of Consulting Services at T4Bi, and Matt Toner, CEO of Biba Ventures Inc.
Drop by the Global Experience Fair to explore your options for international learning and getting global experience. Learn more about exchange, summer abroad, research abroad, and global seminars.
Date: Wednesday, October 4
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Irving K Barber Learning Centre - main concourse
Check out specific info sessions scheduled throughout the day:
Great leaders aspire to manage “by design” – with a sense of purpose and foresight – but too few leaders incorporate the proven practices and principles of the design disciplines. That should change with Designed Leadership, a new book by UBC Policy School Director, strategic-design scholar and urban systems designer Moura Quayle.
Date: Thursday, September 28
Time: 5:00 to 7:00pm
Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues – Multipurpose Room and Lobby Gallery
Refreshments will be provided. Free to attend but registration required.
At our first Spark Chat of the year, you'll connect with other new students and learn from upper year student leaders who will share their experience balancing academics, extracurriculars, health, social life, and more. They'll also be available to answer any other questions you may have one month into your UBC Sauder journey.
Attended The Spark? Catch up with your Spark group. Didn't attend The Spark? Not a problem, we're making new groups. Want to join a friend's group? Sure!
Entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) is recruiting for 2017/2018 ventures in the Life Sciences, Core Tech, and Impact streams. This year they're introducing a staged journey for ventures, equipping them with the skills and knowledge essential for building a startup. This journey requires commitment and deliverables at every stage, and accepted ventures will be supported through the journey to investment and growth.
Interested in research, but don't know where to start? Become a mentee with Undergraduate Research Opportunities (URO). URO runs the Research Experience Program (REX) during the UBC school year from September until March, with the aim of encouraging and facilitating undergraduate students into research. Mentees will be paired up with mentors who are experts in their field of study (PhDs, Masters, PostDocs, etc.). You will then work closely with your group of mentees and mentor in order to tackle research problems and to gain valuable research experience.