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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.firstname.lastname@example.org for the link to the zoom meeting.
The theory of intersectionality is a growing topic that describes the multiple layers and intersections of our varying identities. How do our intersecting identities influence the way we see and experience the world as Queer Indigenous, Black, People of Colour? Join our panelists Cicely Belle Blain, Madeline Terbasket, Anas Qartoumeh, and moderator, Tariro Dzvairo as they explore this question and the ways in which they navigate their identities. This event will have discussion, performance, and Q&A components! Madeline Terbasket (aka…
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
Join Career Services for this workshop on creating an eye-catching resume! This session will help you develop a resume that conveys your skills, qualifications and expertise. This workshop is open to all graduate students. Register online This workshop is hosted over ZOOM. Students who register will receive the ZOOM link by email 48 hours before the event.
The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning invites you to join us for a series of online workshops. Our workshops are held in Collaborate Ultra, and no registration is required. Everyone is welcome! Advanced Quizzes / Respondus Quiz An advanced workshop on importing questions banks using Respondus Quiz (note: Mac computers cannot run Respondus Quiz. Please contact email@example.com for additional information). We’ll also learn how to use Question Groups to make the quiz unique for each student. Familiarity with Canvas Quizzes…
Loneliness is emerging as a major health concern among graduate students. Join this workshop to meet explore the importance of connecting socially and some ways that you can connect with UBCO students. REGISTER ONLINE This workshop is hosted over ZOOM. Students who register will receive the ZOOM link by email 48 hours before the event.
Join Skylar Dubois for a virtual coffee meet for trans and non-binary students! UBCO’s first trans and non-binary virtual coffee meet up will be a conversation facilitated by Skylar Dubois, the Pride Resource Centre Coordinator, to build connections and community for students who identify as trans and non-binary. Register Now
Learn to climb with 4 fun-filled nights at Beyond the Crux Climbing Gym.
Join sponsors and leadership from the Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) for a discussion on how to prepare for Workday, as well as where to access support after Workday goes live on November 2, 2020. UBC faculty and staff are invited to ask questions and share comments on the coming human resources and finance changes. Register Now
This workshop will provide an introduction to the free trial version of Omeka.net, a web publishing platform that allows users to display and curate digital collections. Participants will learn how to create a trial Omeka.net account, add digital objects (with metadata) to their website, create collections, and build digital exhibits. This workshop will also give an overview of how to introduce Omeka into course assignments or research projects. This workshop is intended for beginners. This workshop is part of the Digital…
The College of Graduate Studies requires an abstract and lay summary for theses and dissertations. This online workshop will provide writing strategies for abstracts and lay summaries with examples from a range of disciplines. You are encouraged to bring questions. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Register Now
The conventional image of the university is of a place that promises an environment where open-minded people exchange ideas freely, for the benefit of all parties equally. And for some, that is the experience of a university campus. But for others—specifically students, faculty, and staff of colour—the campus is a contradictory space, where tolerance is promised but not always delivered, and where the ugly realities of everyday non-campus life are also a significant part of the university experience. As the…
Test your knowledge of the program and campus during the BHK Trivia night!
Unwind with Jordy Decker for a Netflix Watch Party! Chat with new friends as you watch the first episode of Tales of the City, a drama miniseries that is set in San Francisco and based off of the novels written by Armistead Maupin. Register Now
The Co-op Program Office invites you to attend a live virtual session and explore answers to all this and more.
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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. This week's Hot Topic: Academic Integrity in the Online Learning Environment 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…
Friday Nights under the Lights. Blitzball is a variation of the game of Baseball.