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Official Opening "Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre"

Professor Santa J Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor invites you to attend a ceremony to witness the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and a Statement of Apology for UBC's involvement in the system that supported the operation of the Indian Residential Schools.

Date: Monday, April 9

Time: 10:00am

Location: Koerner Plaza, 1958 Main Mall, UBC Vancouver Campus

* Opening Ceremony will take place outdoors, please dress appropriately.


waaw! TALKS - Business Networking Opportunity for Students

Cicely Blain Consulting, a socially conscious consulting company based in Vancouver is launching a speaker series called waaw! TALKS that enables young professionals to connect, learn and inspire one another with the hopes of making Vancouver business more equitable and inclusive. On the first Thursday of every month, inspiring speakers will present their work followed by an opportunity to network and mingle.

15% discount to UBC students using the code "iloveubc" for a General Admission ticket or a Season Pass (which entitles attendees to 9 events).


BCom Student Town Hall Q&A with Dean Helsley

Please join us for a BCom Student Town Hall Q&A with Dean Robert Helsley. The dean will be presenting an overview of UBC Sauder's current initiatives, in addition to answering any questions you may have about the BCom program, the faculty, and the school's plans moving forward.

Date: Monday, March 19
Time: 12:30 to 1:50pm
Location: Bruce R. Birmingham Undergraduate Centre

Register to attend and/or submit a question for the dean >


UBC3MT Semi-final and Final Events

Want to hear some engaging and inspiring presentations from UBC's graduate students? Don't miss #UBC3MT semi-finals and final! All members of the public are welcome to attend.


Date: Tuesday, March 13
Time: 1:00 to 2:30pm and 3:00 to 4:30pm
Location: Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road


Date: Thursday, March 15
Time: 12:30 to 2:00pm 
Location: Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. lee Alumni Centre, 6163 University Boulevard


Financial Wellness Workshop: Summer Funding

Join UBC Enrolment Services Professionals to learn more about summer funding options, including student loans (full-time and part-time options), the UBC summer bursary program and part-time work options.

Date: Friday, March 9
Time: 10:00 - 11:00am 
Location: online webinar

 *Deadline to register is 9:00am on March 9, 2018

Date: Tuesday, March 13
Time: 11:00am - noon
Location: IKBLC (1961 East Mall) – Lillooet Room (301) within the Learning Commons

 * Deadline to register is 9:00am on March 13, 2018


COMM 466 New Venture Design Demo Day

COMM 466 New Venture Design (NVD) 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.

Stop by Demo Day where students from the current class will be demonstrating their projects in a trade fair format.

Date: Tuesday, March 27
Time: any time from 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: David Lam 005 & 009 (Learning Lab below Triple O's)

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Learning Analytics Hackathon

Calling all open data and learning analytics enthusiasts! The University of British Columbia is hosting its 3rd Learning Analytics Hackathon on March 10 & 11, 2018. This hands-on event is open to students, faculty members, researchers—and anyone who’s interested in learning more about data analysis and exploring how data can improve student learning. Innovative ideas or designs could become part of UBC’s Learning Analytics project.

No prior experience working with data is necessary. Optional mini-workshops will be offered to participants in two streams:


Financial wellness workshop: Filing Taxes – Why It’s Important

Join Enrolment Services Professionals (ESPs) and the Each One Teach One program for this introductory session on income taxes, tax credits and benefits, taxes and working part-time, and tax resources. This session is for students who are filing taxes for the first time and want general information.

Date: Thursday, March 1 
Time: 3:00 to 4:00pm
Location: Woodward (2194 Health Sciences Mall), Room 3

Register online by 3:00pm on February 28.


Dean's Speaker Series featuring Dirk Van den Berghe, Walmart Executive VP & Regional CEO

You’re invited to attend the next Dean’s Speaker Series talk featuring Dirk Van den Berge, Walmart Executive Vice President and Regional CEO – Canada, Asia and Global Sourcing. Mr. Van den Berghe will share insights from his experience leading Walmart’s business growth and development in Canada and Asia while overseeing the company’s sourcing offices in 19 countries.

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