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The Undergraduate Awards 2017

Have a piece of coursework that you’re proud of? Submit to The Undergraduate Awards to earn international recognition for your work!

The Undergraduate Awards is the world's largest academic awards programme, celebrating top undergraduate coursework and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration between students and recent graduates worldwide.

Why apply?

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Go Green in the City 2017

Go Green in the City 2017 is the 7th edition of the ultimate global student competition. Solve real-world business challenges from Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation with a strong focus on sustainability.

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Made in Italy or Made in China? - A public talk by Dr. Gaoheng Zhang

Since Marco Polo, intercultural and trade relations between China and Italy have flourished. In recent decades, the two countries faced strenuous competition in the manufacturing sector. According to conventional wisdom, while Italian fashion represents creativity and refined style, mass production characterizes ‘Made in China’ garments. Dr. Zhang’s talk will focus on the textile and clothing industry in Prato, Italy, which has become emblematic of the presumed conflicts between these two modes of manufacturing.

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Private Sector Development in Resource-Rich Developing Countries with Eric Werker

You're invited to a talk with Eric Werker, Associate Professor at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, as part of the ongoing Policy@UBC series and CIRDI seminar series.

Private Sector Development in Resource-Rich Developing Countries

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Conversations in Action: Local, Global and Youth-led Development

Kite Vancouver is hosting Conversations in Action: Local, Global and Youth-led Development on March 27 and 28 at the UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues. Some of Vancouver's leading for-profit and non-profit changemakers will share their insights and experiences and then take part in a collaborative discussion on the various problems and opportunities in the current field of development.

This two-night event will take place from 6:00 to 8:00pm as a dialogue between students and experts, followed by a boothing fair. 

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Institute of Asian Research guest lecture by Dr. Karen Eggleston

You're invited to hear Dr Karen Eggleston deliver a talk titled Health Care for 1.3 Billion: Successes and Challenges in China’s Health System Reforms. Dr Eggleston is a faculty member at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, and the director of the center’s Asia Health Policy Program. She is also a fellow at Stanford’s Center for Health Policy/Primary Care and Outcomes Research (CHP/PCOR), and a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

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Immigration information sessions for international students

UBC International House will be hosting the following free information sessions regarding study permit extensions & temporary resident visas, post-graduation work permits, and Co-op work permits. Registration is not required. If you have any questions, please contact international.house@ubc.ca.

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Mitacs Globalink and UBC Chongqing Research Award

Mitacs and UBC have partnered to offer undergraduate and graduate UBC students the opportunity to receive funding for research activities at select universities in the Chongqing Municipality, China. 

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports student research in any academic discipline in partner countries. The awards are intended to provide funding to partially cover the costs of travel and accommodations for graduate and senior undergraduate students doing research projects of 12-24 weeks at a host university.

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International Relations Students Association executive elections

The International Relations Students Association (IRSA) is hiring its 2017/18 executive team.

Recently voted UBC's "Best Political and Social Action Club", IRSA has been a thriving part of the Vancouver community since 1983. Their mission is to provide a forum for international discourse, and build a strong community for students, faculty and staff to share their interests in International Relations.

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International Development Week

The UBC Global Lounge is hosting International Development Week from February 6-10. Attend an event to learn more about some of the challenges and opportunities surrounding international development both nationally and globally.

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