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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…
UBCO welcomes undergraduate students to winter orientation.
Please join the first Virtual Postdoc Research Day, an all-day event organized by the postdoctoral associations of UBC Okanagan and UBC Vancouver. This event features talks by UBC postdocs from across faculties and institutes, keynote presentations, and career discussion panels. Everyone can attend and registration is free! Register now
Join Career Services to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study. Bring your questions and we will help to provide resources that will help you take action towards your goals. This session will be geared toward students in the second year of their undergraduate degree. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a Zoom link containing information about joining the session Register Here
A Research to Practice Webinar
Overwhelmed by your graduate writing project? This online workshop offers resources and strategies for beginning and for organizing your writing process, while providing an overview of the major structure of a thesis or dissertation. You are encouraged to bring questions. Although primarily geared toward those who are starting a thesis or dissertation project, this session is suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org REGISTER NOW
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
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…
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Join Career Services to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study. Bring your questions and we will help to provide resources that will help you take action towards your goals. This session will be geared toward students in the first year of their undergraduate degree. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a Zoom link containing information about joining the session Register Here
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 email@example.com. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.
Lunch & Lift is a series of free 2-in-1 interactive wellbeing workshops consisting of a 30-minute movement class, followed by a 30-minute interactive wellbeing session facilitated by a UBC wellbeing professional.
In part two of this three-part series discussing systemic racism in science, panelists will lead a discussion on Indigenous Perspectives and Science and Systemic Racism.
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…
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for…
UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities
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…
In 2019, UBC Okanagan pledged to support Indigenous students, culture and scholarship through a public declaration of five commitments in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. These commitments were made to support and implement the recommendations of the Indigenous Advisory Committee to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal around meaningful support for reconciliation. They are: To develop and deliver an Indigenous culture orientation program for all faculty and staff at UBC’s Okanagan campus Create a Senior Advisor…
The Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science presents Climate Change and Human Rights Litigation, a talk by Natalia Kobylarz. Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:30am-12:30pm PST Register Now Speaker bio: Natalia Kobylarz, LL.M., works as a senior lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), where she teaches a Green Human Rights course and is the founder of the “Work Green” initiative, which aims at making the Council of Europe an environment-friendly workplace. In 2016, she was seconded to…
The Power, Conflict and Ideas Speaker Series presents Dr. Jana Lipman, associate professor at Tulane University, for her talk, In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Repatriates. After the US war in Vietnam, close to 800,000 Vietnamese left the country by boat, survived and sought refuge throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific. In her talk, Dr. Lipman will tell us the story of what happened in the camps raising the key questions all too relevant today – Who is a…