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September 2020

TA Training

September 21 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students play a vital role in creating rich learning environments at UBC Okanagan. The Centre for Teaching and Learning partners with TAs to create a learning community that provides support and professional growth opportunities. This September, TA training looks different than in previous years. This year, TAs may participate in a series of self-directed training modules coordinated by the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Available modules include: Module 1 (required): Who are our learners? (approx. 90…

Co-op Program Learning Session

September 21 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on September 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Co-op Program Office invites you to attend a live virtual session and explore answers to all this and more.

*Welcome Week event*

Systemic Racism and Anti-Racism in Teacher Education with Dr. Cranston

September 21 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Dr. Jerome Cranston will be presenting on Systemic Racism and Anti-Racism in Teacher Education.

Online Writing Communities

September 21 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 28, 2020

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

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. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Thesis and Dissertation Structure

September 22 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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 csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Go Global Q&A Session

September 22 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join a Go Global Advisor and Ambassador (returned student) at a Q&A session! We’ll be available for you to ask your questions about how specific pieces of the program works and how it can work for you! For a list of advisors and ambassadors, please review our contact page. Also, check out our new video series, Go Global 101, on YouTube!   Register for Q&A Session

How to Plan for Grad School

September 22 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Is Grad School right for you? Join Career Services to find out more about deciding to continue your studies, and next steps to get there. Bring your questions so we can help you feel prepared for the next step of your academic journey. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting Register Here

UBC Okanagan Library & UBC Library Research Commons Present: Digital Toolkit Workshop Series

Wikipedia and Wikidata

September 22 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This workshop will introduce best practices in working with Wikipedia and Wikidata and showcase ways to make use of these tools in both research projects and pedagogy. This workshop is part of the Digital Toolkit series co-presented by the UBC Library Research Commons at UBC-V and UBC-O Library. Register

Online Writing Communities

September 22 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 28, 2020

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

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. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

International Students Connection Group

September 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

UBCO International students are invited to attend a weekly, online conversation, facilitated by Amanda Bual, health and wellness counsellor. This informal weekly event will run every Tuesday and will provide students the space to ask questions from and have informal conversations with peers and staff. Email Amanda.bual@ubc.ca for the link to the zoom meeting.

Year 4 Career Planning

September 22 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

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 last year of their undergraduate degree. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting Register here

Online Writing Communities

September 23 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 28, 2020

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

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. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Writing the Academic CV

September 23 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

If you are planning to apply to graduate school or enter the academic job market, this workshop will help you write a strong curriculum vitae (CV). We encourage you to bring a draft CV if you have specific questions. This workshop is suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Register online This workshop is hosted over ZOOM. Students who register will receive the ZOOM link by email 48 hours before the event.

Lunch and Lift Workshop Series

September 23 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Lunch & Lift is a series of free 2-in-1 interactive well-being workshops consisting of a 30-minute movement class, followed by a 30-minute interactive well-being session facilitated by a UBC well-being professional.

Virtual Volunteer Recruitment Fair

September 23 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join UBC's Virtual Volunteer Fair to interact with passionate students and community organizations across B.C.  This year's virtual event will feature 20+ community organizations looking for students to virtually volunteer right from their homes!  Join us to learn about all the amazing work happening in our community and find the opportunity that's right for you. Register Now Please note that participating employers may be using their own video chat links.  Please contact the Centre for Community Engaged Learning (the organizers…

Virtual Job Search Strategies

September 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join our Career Educator to learn some tips, tricks and strategies for navigating your virtual job search. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. Register here

Change Methodologies: Change + Transition Good Practice

September 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Why use change models? Overcoming barriers is common when implementing change. Applying common change theories and models can proactively help to eliminate some of these barriers - guiding, structuring and simplifying the process for those leading and implementing. By drawing on our collective knowledge in good practice change and transition methodologies, we can harvest key insights and ideas for managing change at UBC. There are many ways of implementing change and it’s important to be flexible in your approach as…

Paddle Boarding

Stand-up Paddle Boarding

September 24 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Kelowna Paddle Centre 3020 Abbott Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1G9 Canada
$20

Come and enjoy a relaxing time on Okanagan Lake learning how to paddle board.

Kickboxing

September 24 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Gymnasium (GYM) 3211 Athletics Court
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$30

Join UBCO Recreation for a 5 week session of kickboxing classes.

UBC Graduate & Professional Schools Virtual Fair

September 25 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Attend UBC’s annual Graduate & Professional Schools Virtual Fair on September 25, 2020, on CareersOnline from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST.  Connect with various schools to learn more about graduate and professional programs and explore your post-graduation options. To be able to participate in 1:1 and group video chat session, be sure to select "Attend" to register for the virtual event on CareersOnline. Register now Please note that participating schools may be using their own video chat links. No personally…

Teaching Online Learning Community

September 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

You are invited to join our Teaching Online Learning Community!  Each week we come together virtually to discuss topics related to teaching online, and to learn from each others’ online teaching experiences. There are many resources available, including: Building Community Planning your Online Course Using Kaltura to Record Lectures Building Virtual Learning Teams Assessing Participation ...and so much more We invite you to submit topics of interest and we will do our best to invite a guest speaker with expertise…

Go Global Q&A Session

September 25 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join a Go Global Advisor and Ambassador (returned student) at a Q&A session! We’ll be available for you to ask your questions about how specific pieces of the program works and how it can work for you! For a list of advisors and ambassadors, please review our contact page. Also, check out our new video series, Go Global 101, on YouTube!   Register for Q&A Session

UBCO Mini-Golf Evening

September 26 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
19 Greens 2050 Campbell Road
Kelowna, BC V1Z 3X7 Canada
$10

Join UBC Recreation as we host our first Mini-Golf night at 19 Greens.

Paddle Boarding

Stand-up Paddle Boarding

September 27 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Kelowna Paddle Centre 3020 Abbott Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1G9 Canada
$20

Come and enjoy a relaxing time on Okanagan Lake learning how to paddle board.

TA Training

September 28 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students play a vital role in creating rich learning environments at UBC Okanagan. The Centre for Teaching and Learning partners with TAs to create a learning community that provides support and professional growth opportunities. This September, TA training looks different than in previous years. This year, TAs may participate in a series of self-directed training modules coordinated by the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Available modules include: Module 1 (required): Who are our learners? (approx. 90…

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