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March 2021

Reimagining economic development futures

March 4 at 8:30 am - 10:00 am

This webinar will bring together invited speakers to reflect on experiences and challenges and share their thinking about the economic development futures of the next 20 years in four very different contexts, from Europe, Africa, North and South America.

Demystifying Academic Writing: Your Questions Answered

March 4 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Has feedback on your writing left you with more questions than answers? Now’s your chance to share your questions with some critical friends. In this “ask-me-anything” workshop, we will deconstruct the confusion around writing conventions that you have encountered and perhaps bust some of the myths out there about academic writing along the way. Have a question in mind? Help us prepare by including your question in the form below. Suitable for upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows…

CTLT Workshop: Exploring Peer Assessment with peerScholar

March 4 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

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. Join us as we explore peerScholar, a self- and peer-assessment tool that allows students to provide anonymous feedback on each other’s assignments. peerScholar activities can encourage critical thinking, creative thought and strong communication skills; promote self-reflection and facilitate increased student participation and engagement. Hear from fellow faculty members how they are using peerScholar…

EMERGE Career Week – Cross-cultural Barriers in the Workplace: an Intercultural Lens

March 4 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

In this session, students will participate in a facilitated discussion about work-place barriers using an intersectional lens and explore ways to overcome cultural barriers and improve cross cultural communication and expression. EMERGE is a week-long event featuring different workshops, speakers, coaching sessions, and networking opportunities intended to support Black students and students of color while they navigate the job market. The aim of this event is to understand the intricacies of working in the world as a person of colour, and provide solutions to unique challenges that may present themselves to…

Online Writing Communities

March 4 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

CTLT – Fireside Chat: Student Connection in Online Classes

March 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

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. Would you like to hear some in-the-trenches experience from colleagues who taught classes online in the last few months? We are inviting a few of them to share with us their candid experiences, and to offer tips and strategies that you can apply immediately in your online teaching. Panelists: Ben Cheung, Lecturer, Department…

Roger W. Gale Symposium in Philosophy, Politics and Economics: The Misinformation Age

March 4 at 1:00 pm - March 5 at 5:00 pm

The Economics, Philosophy and Political Science Department in UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences presents the next Roger W. Gale Symposium in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Supporting Students’ Mental Health: Developing a Mental Health Curriculum for Teaching Assistants

March 4 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

As a Teaching Assistant (TA), you are often the first point of contact if a student is struggling with mental health issues. In this session facilitators will share resources, supports, skills and strategies for helping both your students (and you!) manage stress. The session will also probe, with TAs, how we might best design training and development for this key area of their work. Facilitated by: Amanda Swoboda and Melissa Feddersen. REGISTER NOW

Dream Appreciation Group

March 4 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Excel Applications for Coursework

March 4 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Looking to enhance your skills in Microsoft Excel? Register for this online workshop to learn how to use this software for data analysis and to create drawings, charts, pivot tables, equations, shortcuts, and more. Presented by Online Learning Coaches from the Student Learning Hub and members of the Women in Engineering Club, this session will be of particular interest to students in Math, Science, and Engineering, but is open to everyone and will present applications relevant for both graduate and…

EMERGE Career Week – Networking event

March 4 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

A networking opportunity where you choose who you speak with and use your curiosity. Get all your questions answered from alumni and community partners from multiple sectors including; finance, federal government, insurance, business, arts, and engineering, and education. Our session panelists will discuss their career paths and share personal best practices and tools that helped them to succeed, as well as what it takes to overcome barriers in pursuit of personal and professional excellence. This event will consist of two parts: A panel discussion Informal…

Okanagan Clinical Neurosciences Grand Rounds

March 5 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am

The UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) is pleased to present the Okanagan Clinical Neurosciences Grand Rounds in partnership with Interior Health. Join subject experts as they present interesting patient cases and facilitate discussions on a wide range of topics relevant to physicians and researchers from clinical neurosciences, primary care, and related medical specialties. The lecture series is hosted virtually via Zoom on the first Friday of each month. In the inaugural lecture, Dr. Daniel Fok, Dr.…

Tech Connect Drop-In

March 5 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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…

Teaching Online Learning Community

March 5 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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…

EMERGE Career Week – Conversations Matter

March 5 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Join us for a 90-minute structured, supportive and fun virtual experience. This community project connects like-minded individuals – from anywhere – to engage and encourage. Isolation is not healthy. Staying connected is a biological requirement. Conversations Matter connects people to have meaningful conversations, gain clarity about their choices, and create hope about what’s next. EMERGE is a week-long event featuring different workshops, speakers, coaching sessions, and networking opportunities intended to support Black students and students of color while they navigate the job market. The aim of this…

Badminton Ladder

March 5 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.

Study with Me!

March 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 26, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 26, 2021

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 23, 2021

Easily create dedicated study time in your schedule with weekly study sessions led by your online learning coaches.

Cross-Country Skiing at Telemark

March 5 at 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on February 28, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Telemark Nordic Club 4425 Glenrosa Road
Peachland, BC V0H 1X3 Canada
$16 – $19

UBCO Recreation is excited to offer cross-country skiing in partnership with Telemark Nordic Club.

Graduate Online Learning Coach Weekly Drop-In Session

March 8 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until April 12, 2021

Drop in and join the conversation with fellow Graduate students and your Graduate Online Learning Coaches (GOLCs) Tune in from wherever you are. Sessions occur weekly on Mondays from 10 – 11 a.m. PST. These drop-ins are a casual way to: Meet and connect with fellow graduate students at UBC Okanagan  Share experiences managing online classes, research, and work  Identify useful resources available to you Connect with your graduate online learning coaches for learning strategies and support  After registering, you will…

CTLT – What I Learned in Class Today Renewed Project: Faculty Perspectives Film Panel

March 8 at 10:00 am - 12:00 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. The renewed What I Learned In Class Today project recently published two Faculty Perspectives videos that continue the work begun with the Students Speak video in the late 2000s. Join us for a panel discussion with student, staff, and faculty representatives on Indigenous engagement across the University focusing on what it means to do this work with care. Dr.…

Badminton Ladder

March 8 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.

MD Admissions Information Session (Virtual)

March 8 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Southern Medical Program is hosting virtual information sessions for prospective medical students via Zoom.

Career Development Week for International Students – Culture in the Canadian Workplace 

March 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Find out what it is like to look for work in Canada and what tools you need to stand out and get ahead. Discover job preparation strategies and develop key intercultural skills that will help you secure a job. Learn about workplace culture, etiquette, employee rights and more. Register Now

Career Development Week for International Students – PGWP Info Session

March 9 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Graduating this term or this year? Find out how to apply for the post-graduation work permit and to remain in Canada as a worker. Registration required. Register now

Career Development Week for International Students – Rock your LinkedIn Profile

March 9 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Do you need to brush up your LinkedIn profile? Need tips for virtual networking? Whether you are a beginner just starting out on LinkedIn, or you’re an expert, this workshop is for you. Join us for this interactive workshop to help elevate your profile and get the most out of your virtual network.  No account required – we can help you set it up. Register now

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