UBC Okanagan’s popular Three Minute Thesis Competition returns March 30 in an all-new format.
Eight graduate students will take the virtual stage, competing for their share of $6,000 in prize money. Their challenge? To captivate you and a panel of judges while explaining their master’s or doctoral research in just three minutes.
Thank you to all who participated in the public consultation held in November 2020. Feedback was collected from over 500 people who shared their insights about commuting, remote working and learning, and the transportation plan’s draft vision and objectives.
The plan is being developed to support future campus growth, community wellbeing, and climate action, through convenient, affordable and sustainable strategies for getting to, from and around campus.
March 9: UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference
The UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference brings together students across the campus community to showcase health science research and public health experiences in an engaging presentation.
Reminder: Reimagining economic development futures webinar takes place March 4
Global challenges such as climate change, the health and economic insecurities provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the absence of equity, diversity and inclusion are impacting places around the world.
Join panellists from Europe, North America and South America tomorrow for a discussion on how these challenges impact economic development and what strategies and policies are required to reimagine our economic development pathways over the next 20 years.
The Move UBC Wellbeing Challenge remains open until March 5 and participants can still be entered to win a $500 gift card to their favourite fitness-related shop or $250 for a local restaurant.
Congratulations to the Faculty of Management team for winning this year's Move UBC Movement Break Challenge. There were a total of 4,799 reported faculty and staff-initiated movement breaks in February and the winning team logged 2,387 movement breaks.
Reminder: Changes to end-of-course student surveys online forum takes place March 10
Learn about changes to the end-of-course student surveys that will be implemented in the fall of 2021 on March 10.
This open forum will have updates on the changes to the survey questions, the metrics used in reporting results and more.
Assistant Professor of Teaching Dean Richert and student Ram Dershan prepare a workstation that will be used for the industrial automation micro-credential course.
UBC Okanagan launches micro-credential programs
Short-duration, competency-based options aim to help community members improve skills
With an increasing need for continued education among those looking to build their knowledge in high-demand fields, UBC Okanagan has launched two micro-credential programs as part of its career and personal education portfolio.