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November 2020

Go Global Q&A

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

Join Go Global staff to ask any questions that you have about the program!

Thrive 2020

Thrive Plan for Resilience

November 23 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this Session: You will explore factors that can test your resilience. These could cause unwelcome stress for some people. The protective strategies suggested can help develop resilience and enhance your ability to cope when a crisis does occur. Ideas for brainstorming options to overcome challenges, taking action even when you feel paralyzed by fear or worry, learning from your mistakes rather than beating yourself up, and building a network of support are just some of the protective strategies to…

Online Writing Communities

November 23 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 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

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

Language Awareness for Scholarly Writers

November 24 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Have any lingering questions about English grammar or sentence structure? This online workshop will look at techniques and tools to help you make decisions about grammar, sentence structure, and word choice. This is also a great opportunity to workshop any questions you have about English language usage in scholarly communication. Join and discover new ways to look at language and enhance your message. Suitable for upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW  …

Thrive 2020

Thrive by Eating Well

November 24 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About this Session This presentation will focus on nutrition and mental health, including stress and nutrition strategies for healthy eating. About the Presenter Presenter: Julie Stachiw, manager of nutrition & wellbeing at UBCO, is a registered dietitian (RD) who is passionate about creating a supportive food environment to assist with health and wellbeing outcomes. She has worked in a variety of RD roles, has been involved in community, regional, provincial, and national initiatives, and is experienced in program and project…

Alumni Office Hours with Richard Adrian-Smith, Co-Founder & Director at Gogglesoc

November 24 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Come join a virtual mentorship and networking opportunity to connect with Richard Adrian-Smith. Rich graduated from the University of Edinburgh with first-class honours in Economics and Management Science, but it was his year abroad as a UBC student that left a lasting impression and his love for British Columbia that brought him back to start his business.   Rich will be sharing some of his own story to illustrate how to and how not to navigate stressful times and lessons…

Online Writing Communities

November 24 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 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

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

Cancelled: International Students Connection Group

November 24 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

This event is CANCELLED:  UBCO International students are invited to attend a weekly, online conversation, facilitated by a 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.  

Prep Your Tech for Finals Workshop

November 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Free

Join your Peer Technology Assistant for a one-hour session to “prep your tech” for finals!

Healthy Masculinities Group

November 24 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Men Don't Show Emotion Join a group of masculine-identified people talking about issues that matter: social expectations, mental health, suicide, dating, consent and sex. Occurs online every Tuesday @ 5:30 pm starting October 20, 2020, for 7 weeks. Be a part of the conversation. It’s time to re-define manhood. (This group will hold up to 15 participants. Please only register if think you can commit to attending all seven sessions.) To register, please contact rob.giardino@ubc.ca. For more information visit: https://svpro.ok.ubc.ca/healthy-masculinities/…

Go Global Q&A

November 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Go Global staff to ask any questions that you have about the program!

Online Writing Communities

November 25 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 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

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

Virtual Job Search Strategies

November 25 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

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

Art Hive – Virtual

November 25 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Create  •  De-stress  •  Connect NEED A CREATIVE BREAK? No artistic experience necessary. Have your favourite art supplies handy or keep it simple (pen/coloured pencils, paper). Every Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:00pm, join us for a virtual Art Hive!!  Interested participants can email Sophie Vinette at sophie.vinette@ubc.ca to sign up and receive the link.

Time Management & Goal Setting in Online Learning (Graduate Edition)

November 25 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Improve your time management skills and learn about resources at UBC Okanagan’s Library to assist you in research data management.

Thriving in the Hangar

November 25 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2020

The Hangar 3211 Athletics Court
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Join the Hangar as it introduces a reduced sensory environment to increase accessibility for students with disabilities.

14 Not Forgotten Memorial

November 25 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

virtual memorial to remember those who were affected by the École Polytechnique massacre

Thesis Formatting Q&A

November 25 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Need help formatting your thesis to meet the College of Graduate Studies requirements? Join us for this online Q&A session to ask questions and learn more about how to properly format your thesis for submission to the College of Graduate Studies. Suitable for graduate students of all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions 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…

Prep Your Tech for Finals Workshop

November 26 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on November 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Free

Join your Peer Technology Assistant for a one-hour session to “prep your tech” for finals!

Science and Systemic Racism

Science and Systemic Racism Webinar

November 26 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Provost and Vice-President Academic for a discussion with Alejandro Adem, president of NSERC, and Magdalena Skipper, editor-in-chief of the high-impact journal Nature, as they discuss some of their approaches to systemic racism.

Fitting in Movement

November 26 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm

In this one-hour webinar you will learn about the health impacts of inactivity and easy strategies to Fit in Movement. We'll finish with a 15-minute light exercise routine that you can do at your desk.

Thesis Writing: Literature Review

November 26 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This online workshop will provide an overview of the literature review's purpose, audience, and structure. Crucial questions, such as how to summarize the literature succinctly while maintaining your own critical perspective and voice, will be addressed. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW    

Thrive 2020

Money Talks: The Cash is Flowing…is it Going in the Right Direction?

November 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Money Coach Melanie Buffel for a fun and informative conversation on creating a money management system to help you reduce your unwanted costs and direct your money to what matters to you most. Make powerful informed decisions to build a solid financial foundation that supports you to reach for your goals.

Community Connection Series: Beyond My Disability

November 26 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Centre for Student Involvement & Careers is excited to introduce and invite you to participate in our new networking series, Community Connection Series. The Community Connection Series is a networking event that connects students of equity-seeking populations with industry professionals who have a vested interest in engaging with and mentoring them.  Our second event will focus on exploring the intersections of an individual’s disability and the world of work. We will highlight speakers who will share their lived experience…

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