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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…

Winter orientation with international students

Undergraduate Student Winter Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

January 11 at 8:00 am - January 22 at 5:00 pm

UBCO welcomes undergraduate students to winter orientation.

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.

Do you know UBCO? A Virtual Scavenger Hunt

January 18 - January 22

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Virtual Postdoc Research Day

January 18 at 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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

Year 2 Career Planning

January 19 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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

Thesis and Dissertation Structure

January 19 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

Online Writing Communities

January 19 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

Planning for Success: Time management workshop

January 19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2021 at 5:00 pm

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Games night

January 19 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Living Things Festival 2021: Objects In Motion

January 19 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…

UBC Okanagan downtown presence

UBC Okanagan Downtown Presence Open House

January 19 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Plans for academic programs and research activities will be highlighted.

Year 1 Career Planning

January 20 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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

Growth and Success for International Students

January 20 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.

Lunch and Lift

January 20 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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.

Science and Systemic Racism, Indigenous Perspectives

January 20 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

January 20 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…

Maximizing Motivation, Focus and Wellness

January 20 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…

Information Session for Writing, Research & Learning Support

January 20 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Journey Together

January 20 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…

UBC Okanagan Truth and Reconciliation Report

UBC Okanagan Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report

January 21 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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…

Climate Change and Human Rights Litigation

January 21 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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…

In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Repatriates

January 21 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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…

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