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April 2021

Publishing Agreements for Graduate Students Workshop

April 27 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop will provide students with information about what to look for in advance when trying to publish

Online Writing Communities

April 27 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 29, 2021

Drop by for dedicated online writing time! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community. We encourage you to have your own research and writing projects ready to work on. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and dedicated time for independent writing on your projects, using the Pomodoro technique. Sessions are open to all members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students,…

CANCELLED – Growth and Success for International Students

April 28 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

Virtual Job Search Strategies

April 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

April 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

CANCELLED – Maximizing Motivation, Focus and Wellness

April 28 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

CANCELLED - Many students are struggling with motivation and concentration more than ever during the pandemic.  This drop-in group is a combination of discussion, mutual support and learning from one another. Students will explore reasons behind excessive procrastination and discuss the costs involved through this structured and supportive group. Learn and practice specific tools to create  realistic goals. Please note that discussion groups are not therapy groups. There is a maximum of 20 participants so please email Liz Jonas at…

Tech Connect Drop-In

April 28 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 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…

CANCELLED – Journey Together

April 28 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This group will explore and discuss the emotional health, social health, role expectations, relationship with others and self as a member of the Black and African Diaspora community on campus while facing the challenges of anti-Blackness/Racism. This group is run by a UBCO counsellor who is a person of colour, and aims to create a safe and healing space to share lived experiences with race-related stress.  Together in sharing our common lived experiences, we draw a collective voice to: not…

Online Writing Communities

April 29 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 29, 2021

Drop by for dedicated online writing time! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community. We encourage you to have your own research and writing projects ready to work on. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and dedicated time for independent writing on your projects, using the Pomodoro technique. Sessions are open to all members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students,…

Biocomposites Cluster Seminar Event

April 29 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

You are cordially invited to attend the next seminar event of the Biocomposites Research Network, which will feature 6 speakers from academia and industry.

Annual Sharon Thesen Lecture

April 29 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Kevin Chong, professor of Creative Writing at UBC Okanagan, will give the second annual Sharon Thesen Lecture.

Teaching Online Learning Community

April 30 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…

May 2021

Biology Graduate Symposium

May 3 at 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 4, 2021 at 9:00 am

The annual Biology Graduate Symposium brings together a diverse breadth of exciting research taking place in the Department of Biology.

Golf Lessons

May 3 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 30, 2021

Okanagan Golf Club 3200 Via Centrale
Kelowna, BC V1V 2A4 Canada
$45

Golf lessons are being offered at the Okanagan Golf Club this spring!

Resume Building Workshop

May 4 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Make sure your resume is competitive and up to date. Join our career educator for some tips to build or update your resume. Register using the link below. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with more information about how to join the workshop. Register Here

Biology Graduate Symposium

May 4 at 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 4, 2021 at 9:00 am

The annual Biology Graduate Symposium brings together a diverse breadth of exciting research taking place in the Department of Biology.

Parent-Adolescent emotion dynamics: Associations with mental health

May 4 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join the IHLCDP during CMHA Mental Health Week to focus on emotions that occur in the context of parent-adolescent relationships.

Online Writing Community

May 4 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 August 31, 2021

Join our weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation and write alongside other members of the UBCO community.

Geohazards Connections 2021

May 5 at 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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One event on May 25, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on June 16, 2021 at 8:00 am

Free

National conference, hosted by UBC Okanagan, intended to showcase a diversity of geohazards research promote student-to-student connections and student-to-practitioner connections across Canada, and encourage presentations from graduate students in the early stages of their research

CTL Workshop: Using Zoom in a Learning Environment

May 5 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This workshop is designed to help participants develop effective synchronous sessions or polish their online facilitation skills.

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

May 5 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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 in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email…

Interview Skill Building

May 6 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Online interviewing is becoming the new norm. Make sure you know what to expect and how to best present yourself in the virtual environment. Register in advance using the link below. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. REGISTER HERE

Project Superhero: Science & the Superhero in You!

May 6 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join award-winning author and science communicator Dr. Paul E. Zehr.

Opening event: Asian Heritage Month

May 6 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join former Parliamentary Poet Laureate Fred Wah for a poetry reading followed a presentation that tells the stories of Filipinx / Filipina / Filipino care workers, and the impact the pandemic has had.

2021 Researcher of the Year Awards Celebration

May 6 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Join colleagues and members of the campus community for a festive online celebration of outstanding researchers.

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