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September 2020

International Students Connection Group

September 15 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

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.bual@ubc.ca for the link to the zoom meeting.

Queer Orientation

Queer Orientation 2020: Intersectionality & Queerness – an exploration of identity

September 15 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

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…

Online Writing Communities

September 16 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 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 28, 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. 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

Resume Building Workshop

September 16 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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.

CTL Workshop: Advanced Quizzes / Respondus Quiz

September 16 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

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 ctl.helpdesk@ubc.ca for additional information). We’ll also learn how to use Question Groups to make the quiz unique for each student. Familiarity with Canvas Quizzes…

Ergo Your Posture

September 16 at 10:00 am - 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.

Virtual Art Hive

September 16 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Welcome Week event

Together While Apart

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

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.

Queer Orientation

Queer Orientation 2020: Trans and Non-Binary Coffee Meet Up

September 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

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

Netflix viewing party with SVPRO

September 16 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Welcome Week event

Indoor Rock Climbing

Introduction to Rock Climbing

September 16 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Beyond The Crux Climbing Gym #5 - 685 Finns Road
Kelowna, BC V1X 5B7 Canada
$35

Learn to climb with 4 fun-filled nights at Beyond the Crux Climbing Gym.

Getting Involved: Finding a Good Fit

September 17 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Welcome Week event

IRP Community Call-In: Preparing for Workday

September 17 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

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

UBC Okanagan Library & UBC Library Research Commons Present: Digital Toolkit Workshop Series

Building Digital Exhibits with Omeka

September 17 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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…

Thesis Writing: Abstract and Lay Summary

September 17 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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 csc.ok@ubc.ca Register Now

Go Global Q&A Session

September 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Welcome Week Event

Anthony Stewart

You’re not crazy, you’re not wrong: Hearing experiences of people of colour in the university

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

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…

Welcome Week: Bachelor of Human Kinetics Trivia Night

September 17 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Test your knowledge of the program and campus during the BHK Trivia night!

Paddle Boarding

Stand-up Paddle Boarding

September 17 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Kelowna Paddle Centre 3020 Abbott Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1G9 Canada
$20

Come and enjoy a relaxing time on Okanagan Lake learning how to paddle board.

Queer Orientation 2020

Queer Orientation 2020: Netflix Watch Party

September 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

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

Co-op Program Learning Session

September 17 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Co-op Program Office invites you to attend a live virtual session and explore answers to all this and more.

*Welcome Week event*

Unique Paths, Shared Impact

September 18 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Welcome Week event

Teaching Online Learning Community

September 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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…

UBCO Recreation Blitzball League

September 18 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nonis Sports Field 3333 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
$10

Friday Nights under the Lights. Blitzball is a variation of the game of Baseball.

Paddle Boarding

Stand-up Paddle Boarding

September 20 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Kelowna Paddle Centre 3020 Abbott Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1G9 Canada
$20

Come and enjoy a relaxing time on Okanagan Lake learning how to paddle board.

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