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January 2021

Ergo Your Posture

January 6 at 10:00 am - March 31 at 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Reset your posture with 15 minutes of exercises and stretches.

Living Things Festival 2021: The Collective Body

January 10 at 5:00 pm - January 30 at 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada

The fifth annual Living Things Festival will return to Kelowna this winter from January 10 to 30, 2021. This year's festival will be unusually unusual.  As indoor public gatherings are severely restricted, we are presenting an outdoor projection - The Collective Body - with dancers and musicians from across North America at the RCA from January 10 – 30. The festival is organized by Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies professor, Neil Cadger, and is financially supported by the City…

Ergo Your Posture

January 13 at 10:00 am - April 7 at 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Reset your posture with 15 minutes of exercises and stretches.

Badminton Ladder

January 25 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until April 26, 2021

Gymnasium (GYM) 3211 Athletics Court
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$10.00

Join us for the Winter Badminton Ladder. This will provide you with friendly competition to improve your skills and meet new people.

Introduction to Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

January 25 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is intended for users with no or very limited knowledge of SPSS. This workshop is broken into 6 sections, each building on the next. Each section will be accompanied by guided examples. If you already know what SPSS is and if you have the program installed on your computer, you can join starting at Section 3. While you may register for any subset of sections, it will be the attendees’ responsibility to familiarize themselves with the content covered…

Thesis Writing: Writing the Literature Review

January 26 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This online workshop will provide an overview of the literature review's purpose, audience and structure. Crucial questions, such as how to summarize the literature succinctly while maintaining your own critical perspective and voice, will be addressed. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

CTLT – Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources (OER)

January 26 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning is proud to promote the UBC Vancouver Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) events to our Okanagan instructors. In the last few months, educators across the globe have been struggling to figure out how to deliver their content to their students, how to assess them, how to connect with them and how to ensure they are safe. One of the priorities that might have been missing from our efforts is to…

Online Writing Communities

January 26 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

UBC Okanagan Arts Career Apprenticeship Program Information Session

January 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Arts Career Apprenticeship Program (UBCO ACAP) connects upcoming Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) graduates from the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) with Okanagan-based employers for one-year, early-career employment opportunities. Participating students will receive training and support from UBC Okanagan’s Career Services to help develop career and employment readiness and participate in a competitive…

UBC CSCE (Canadian Society Civil Engineering) Industry Night

January 26 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Meet fellow industry and the next generation of UBC Civil engineers.

Living Things Festival 2021: Objects In Motion

January 26 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

The fifth annual Living Things Festival will return to Kelowna this winter from January 10 to 30, 2021. This year’s festival will be unusually unusual.  As indoor public gatherings are severely restricted, we are presenting a live streaming of animated short films for mature audiences, Objects In Motion, January 19 & 26. The festival is organized by Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies professor, Neil Cadger, and is financially supported by the City of Kelowna, the BC Arts Council, UBC Okanagan’s Faculty…

Last semester was rough, now what?

January 26 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Overcoming academic hardship — an event for students, led by students.

Growth and Success for International Students

January 27 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

Badminton Ladder

January 27 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until April 26, 2021

Gymnasium (GYM) 3211 Athletics Court
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$10.00

Join us for the Winter Badminton Ladder. This will provide you with friendly competition to improve your skills and meet new people.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Corporations, Moral Personhood and the Criminal Law: Much Ado about [almost] Nothing

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science presents Corporations, Moral Personhood and the Criminal Law: Much Ado about Nothing, a talk by Dr. Roger Shiner. Dr. Roger Shiner is an adjunct professor at UBC Okanagan and Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta. Wednesday, January 27 2:00-3:30pm PST Register Now Much time and energy in the last several decades has been spent by moral, political and social theorists on arguing both for and against the thesis that corporations are…

Copyright for Graduate Students – Different Scenarios

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This online workshop will cover copyright topics that impact graduate students. Copyright and Fair Dealing for theses and dissertations will be covered extensively. Copyright for additional situations, like including things copyrighted by others in your articles to be published in scholarly journals, or conference presentations, or using images for your 3MT presentation will be discussed in this workshop. Please bring any and all questions you have about copyright to this interactive workshop. Register now

Copyright for Graduate Students – Different Scenarios Workshop

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This online workshop will cover copyright topics that impact graduate students. Copyright and Fair Dealing for theses and dissertations will be covered extensively. Copyright for additional situations, like including things copyrighted by others in your articles to be published in scholarly journals, or conference presentations, or using images for your 3MT presentation will be discussed in this workshop. Please bring any and all questions you have about copyright to this interactive workshop. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions?…

Maximizing Motivation, Focus and Wellness

January 27 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Many students are struggling with motivation and concentration more than ever during the pandemic.  This drop-in group is a combination of discussion, mutual support and learning from one another. Students will explore reasons behind excessive procrastination and discuss the costs involved through this structured and supportive group. Learn and practice specific tools to create  realistic goals. Please note that discussion groups are not therapy groups. There is a maximum of 20 participants so please email Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca for…

Tech Connect Drop-In

January 27 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 23, 2021

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Wondering about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect Drop-In session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm PDT/PST and every…

Journey Together

January 27 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This group will explore and discuss the emotional health, social health, role expectations, relationship with others and self as a member of the Black and African Diaspora community on campus while facing the challenges of anti-Blackness/Racism. This group is run by a UBCO counsellor who is a person of colour, and aims to create a safe and healing space to share lived experiences with race-related stress.  Together in sharing our common lived experiences, we draw a collective voice to: not…

Virtual Art Classes

January 27 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on January 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm

$10

Virtual art classes taught by two students from the Faculty of Creative & Cultural Studies.

Disc Golf

January 27 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 10, 2021

Gymnasium (GYM) 3211 Athletics Court
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$10.00

Join us for Indoor Disc Golf! This is new to UBCO Recreation and we are excited to offer a new and popular activity!

Bell Let’s Talk

January 28
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Now more than ever, every action counts.

Online Writing Communities

January 28 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

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