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June 2020

Rogers Communications – Virtual Resume Workshop

June 16 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

This is a virtual event. Join us from anywhere using your personal computer or smart device.

Online Writing Communities

June 16 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 June 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Online Writing Communities

June 17 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile (Virtual Workshop)

June 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Join us for this virtual, interactive workshop to elevate your LinkedIn profile. Use your personal computer or smart device from anywhere.

Conversation Cafe: Coaching Through Change

June 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Connect with your colleagues and learn from one another’s experiences in a new biweekly series called “Conversation Cafés”. All UBC faculty and staff are welcome. HR’s Organization Development and Learning Consultants are hosting timely and relevant conversation cafes on topics that matter to you. Grab a coffee and dive into conversation with your UBC colleagues to leverage the wisdom in the (Zoom) room, giving you quick access to new approaches and helpful tips and tools. Register here. Stay tuned for…

Graduate Student Awards Night: Okanagan School of Education

June 17 at 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Join us in celebrating our Okanagan School of Education Graduate Student Award recipients! Wednesday, June 17 4:15 to 4:30 p.m. Via Zoom Register to receive the Zoom link. Cheer on your colleagues! All are welcome to attend.

Online Writers’ Retreat

June 23 at 10:00 am - June 26 at 4:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

This four-day event is designed to help UBCO graduate students and post-doctoral fellows get summer writing projects off to a productive and healthy start. Our number one goal is to have each participant make progress on a writing project in a supportive online environment and to establish habits for personal writing success. Most days will go from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. and will involve both live online sessions and check-ins as well as recorded…

International Women in Engineering Day

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

Join the School of Engineering as we celebrate and raise awareness for International Women in Engineering Day.

Navigating Conflict – Workshop Series

June 23 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on June 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$195

How do we understand conflict: Is it a battle to be won? Is it an uncomfortable experience to be avoided at all costs - and is that even possible? Could engaging in conflict be something besides: An opportunity for learning and insight? A step towards a culture of meaningful inclusion? A transformative force? Join Dr. Aftab Erfan and Prof. Tom Scholte for this three-part workshop series where we will  explore conflict, resistance, diversity, polarities, tension and resolution Dates: June 23,…

Online Writing Communities

June 23 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 June 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Online Writing Communities

June 24 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

My Career Story: Lessons from my Career Pivot

June 24 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Join us for an engaging panel discussion with UBC alumni who have made minor and major career pivots.

Facilitating Productive Meetings

June 25 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$95

People who run great meetings can deliver far better decision-making for the organization and are generally more productive with their own time and the time of others.

Cancelled: Safe is Not Enough: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Education and Leadership Workshop

June 29 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

Library Building (LIB) 3287 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$200

We invite educators, counsellors, administrators, health personnel, and community members to join us for this two-day non-credit summer program. The SOGI UBC workshop will assist participants in understanding and exploring inclusive approaches that recognize, and intervene to transform, the impacts of systemic discrimination towards sexual and gender minorities. Your experienced facilitator will present ready to use resources, hands-on activities and group discussion in a supportive atmosphere. You will meet passionate and knowledgeable colleagues as well as incredible guest speakers who…

Virtual Teaching in Clinical Environments: Tips and Tricks

June 29 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Hosted via Zoom, this session is for preceptors in all clinical settings who are looking for support as they consider teaching in this new virtual environment.

Cancelled: Safe is Not Enough: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Education and Leadership Workshop

June 30 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

Library Building (LIB) 3287 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$200

We invite educators, counsellors, administrators, health personnel, and community members to join us for this two-day non-credit summer program. The SOGI UBC workshop will assist participants in understanding and exploring inclusive approaches that recognize, and intervene to transform, the impacts of systemic discrimination towards sexual and gender minorities. Your experienced facilitator will present ready to use resources, hands-on activities and group discussion in a supportive atmosphere. You will meet passionate and knowledgeable colleagues as well as incredible guest speakers who…

Online Presentation Skills

June 30 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

Do you have presentations to give? Given the new circumstances, you may be presenting over Zoom or another online platform! This workshop will focus on how to maximize the features of Zoom to enhance your presentation. We will also review presentation skills and how to tailor them to make effective Zoom presentations. You’ll be able to take away tangible skills and ideas to incorporate into your next presentation. Register Now

Navigating Conflict – Workshop Series

June 30 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$195

How do we understand conflict: Is it a battle to be won? Is it an uncomfortable experience to be avoided at all costs - and is that even possible? Could engaging in conflict be something besides: An opportunity for learning and insight? A step towards a culture of meaningful inclusion? A transformative force? Join Dr. Aftab Erfan and Prof. Tom Scholte for this three-part workshop series where we will  explore conflict, resistance, diversity, polarities, tension and resolution Dates: June 23,…

Online Writing Communities

June 30 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 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. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

July 2020

Self-Care 101

July 6 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 11:00 am

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
Free

About the Workshop: We don’t always take the time to care for and nurture ourselves and we sometimes require support in integrating relaxation and our personal needs into daily life. This two-part facilitated webinar focuses on increasing mental health literacy through self-care for individuals. What will you learn? Participants will learn about the body’s stress response and how to identify these responses in themselves. They will have an opportunity to take a stress index, explore what self-care means to them…

Navigating Conflict – Workshop Series

July 7 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$195

How do we understand conflict: Is it a battle to be won? Is it an uncomfortable experience to be avoided at all costs - and is that even possible? Could engaging in conflict be something besides: An opportunity for learning and insight? A step towards a culture of meaningful inclusion? A transformative force? Join Dr. Aftab Erfan and Prof. Tom Scholte for this three-part workshop series where we will  explore conflict, resistance, diversity, polarities, tension and resolution Dates: June 23,…

Alumni Office Hours with Henry McQueen – Senior Development Manager at Concert Properties

July 8 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Attending an Office Hour is an excellent opportunity for you to expand your network and participate in an open, roundtable discussion with an alumni.

Writing the Research Proposal

July 8 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Dreaming of the perfect research proposal? We can help you with your writing! Whether you’re writing a grant, thesis, or dissertation proposal, this workshop will review how to approach writing this type of document. We will review how to establish the gap in literature, explain your project, and highlight the implications. You are encouraged to bring questions and working drafts. Suitable for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from all disciplines. Register now

Self-Care 101

July 9 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 11:00 am

Free

About the Workshop: We don’t always take the time to care for and nurture ourselves and we sometimes require support in integrating relaxation and our personal needs into daily life. This two-part facilitated webinar focuses on increasing mental health literacy through self-care for individuals. What will you learn? Participants will learn about the body’s stress response and how to identify these responses in themselves. They will have an opportunity to take a stress index, explore what self-care means to them…

Leading Self when Working Remotely

July 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$95

Self-leadership during our current challenging and stressful times means knowing who you are, what you are capable of and applying the tools and behaviours that will keep you focused and on track.

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