Help raise funds for the United Way by baking cakes, cupcakes, cookies, squares – anything you’d like to contribute to the sale. Everyone is invited to buy great baking just in time for the holiday season, or bid on special cakes, breads and more in the silent auction.
Campus Health encourages everyone to go tobacco free on Nov. 16
Participate in the one-day-stand on Thursday with Campus Health and the VOICE project as they encourage everyone on campus to go tobacco free.
The University Centre foyer will be set up all day, featuring information about smoking cessation supports. You can share your opinions towards tobacco use on campus and find out more about benefits of going tobacco-free.
Students teaching faculty and staff: Your personal tech questions answered
Have a question about one of your devices? Need a technology question answered? Want to learn a new technology? Have all your burning questions answered by technologically-minded students who want to help.
Drop by the Library’s Learning Lab (LIB 111) on November 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. and learn how to use your gadgets more effectively. This session is open to all staff, faculty and students.
Beyond #MeToo and #IWill: changing workplace culture
Awareness is important, but how do we move beyond hashtags and words to making substantive changes to the workplace experience for women?
Join the Equity and Inclusion Office for a panel discussion as we examine this timely and pervasive issue and explore options for moving forward.
Lieutenant-Colonel Mike McGinty, centre, salutes at UBC Okanagan's 2016 Remembrance Day service.
UBC employee stands tall at Remembrance Day
The elderly, uniformed veteran is an iconic image at Remembrance Day. However, it is time -- says Lieutenant-Colonel Mike McGinty with the British Columbia Dragoons and associate director of Risk Management and Security Services -- that Canadians also pay homage to younger veterans who are often overlooked at this time of year.
Stigma has been called out as the number one silent killer related to substance use and UBC nursing students are working to stop it. From left: Rachel Lee, Brandon Tremblay, Jenna Hunter, Wendy Tan and Shelby Price.
Shaken by stigma, UBC nursing students take action against overdose crisis
As the death toll rises, students work to save lives with anti-stigma campaign
Over the last two years, a group of UBC nursing students have been following the overdose crisis while trying to come up with a life-saving solution. Now that they are in their final year of their undergraduate studies -- and with the crisis gaining momentum they see the eradication of stigma as an important way to solve this crisis.
Barber School economist's analysis published in Le Monde
Access to post-secondary education and what post-secondary education should look like are hotly debated topics wherever such institutions exist. At UBC Okanagan, Senior Instructor of Economics Julien Picault has examined these issues as they occur in France.