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October 2020

Career Connections: CPABC

October 29 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Interested in a career in accounting? Attend the upcoming Career Connections event virtually for an informal, low-pressure conversation with the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC. The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 37,000 CPA members and 5,000 CPA students. CPAs are on the front lines of business in BC, and they see firsthand the issues that are affecting investment and the economy. Our members advise multinational corporations, small businesses, not-for-profits,…

CTL Workshop: Zoom

October 29 at 10:00 am - 11:00 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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Zoom An introduction to the basic features and functionality of Zoom. Topics will include a general overview of the interface, security precautions, polling, breakout rooms, and application sharing. This session is aimed toward introducing instructors to the Zoom interface and how this interface can be utilized in a synchronous…

EEGS Seminar Series 2020: Geoscientific Site Characterization for Canada’s Deep Geological Repository for Used Nuclear Fuel

October 29 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

EEGS Seminar Series 2020 presents: Geoscientific Site Characterization for Canada's Deep Geological Repository for Used Nuclear Fuel The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is responsible for implementing, collaboratively with Canadians and Indigenous people, Canada's Plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel. This presentation focuses on the geo-scientific aspects of site characterization as the NWMO studies the remaining sites in increasingly more detail. Speaker: Sarah Hirschorn, PhD, Director, Geoscience Nuclear Waste Management Organization Date: Thursday, October 29 Time:…

Cycling 101

Cycling 101

October 29 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

New to cycling, or interested in learning more? In need of a refresher? Join UBC Okanagan and the Kelowna Area Cycling Coalition for a lunch and learn virtual workshop that will introduce you to cycling best practices and how to bike safely to work and beyond. The workshop will cover: Rights and responsibilities of cyclists How to share the road and communicate with other road users How to take your bike on transit Planning a safe route This webinar is…

Pathways to Permanent Residency Information Session

October 29 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Find out what options you have to remain in Canada after graduation. Hear from a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) about the various options available for remaining in Canada permanently. Time: 5:00 PM Location: Zoom Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 Register Now ** We will send registered participants an invitation and passcode for the session two days prior to the event

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

October 30 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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…

CTL Workshop: Turnitin

October 30 at 10:00 am - 11:00 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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Turnitin This session provides an overview and introduction to using Turnitin. Turnitin is used at UBC to check student submissions for originality. Turnitin can help to encourage original work and deter students from submitting assignments that may be plagiarized intentionally or inadvertently. The session will focus on: how to…

Go Global Q&A

October 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

Teaching Online Learning Community

October 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

November 2020

CTL Workshop: Multimedia

November 2 at 10:00 am - 11:00 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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Multimedia Join us via Collaborate Ultra for an hour-long session on how to use Kaltura for recording, uploading, captioning, editing and sharing video and video quizzes in Canvas. We will also compare Kaltura with Camtasia to see where Camtasia’s more advanced features can add value. Because video projects can…

Thrive 2020

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

November 3 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 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.

CTL Workshop: Collaborate Ultra

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

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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Collaborate Ultra An introduction to the basic features and functionality of Collaborate Ultra. Topics will include a general overview of the interface, sharing files, polling, breakout rooms, and recording lectures.  This session is suitable for instructors interested in learning the key functions of Collaborate Ultra, and how these functions…

Healthy Masculinities Group

November 3 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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/…

CTL Workshop: Assignments/Speedgrader/Rubrics

November 4 at 9:30 am - 10:30 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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Assignments/Speedgrader/Rubrics An overview of assignment settings, how to use Speedgrader to cut down on your grading time, and an introduction to using rubrics. Some level of familiarity with Canvas is assumed. Join us in Collaborate Ultra on Wednesday, November 4 from 9:30-10:30 AM. For a full listing of upcoming…

AVPS Listening Session: Building community and school spirit at UBCO

November 4 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 29, 2020 at 5:00 am

What does community at UBCO look like to you? How does school spirit impact your UBCO experience? Join the new AVPS and your SUO VP Campus Life for an informal conversation to share your thoughts and experiences. Choose the session that fits best with your schedule: 10 a.m. or 5 p.m (PT).

CTL Workshop: Gradebook/Assignment Groups

November 4 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Gradebook/Assignment Groups An introduction to using the Canvas gradebook, the differences between assignments and the gradebook, and the settings to consider for grade management. How to download a copy of your gradebook and manually entering grades for students will also be covered. Join us in Collaborate Ultra on Wednesday,…

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Go Global Q&A

November 4 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Thinking about Graduate School?

November 5 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a virtual info session to learn more about our Masters of Fine Arts, Masters of Arts in English, and Digital Arts & Humanities theme in the IGS program.

Alumni Office Hours with Sara Peacock – Community Manager at Pela

November 5 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers, in partnership with the UBC Hub of Ten Thousand Coffees, is excited to bring you a virtual mentorship and networking opportunity to connect with UBC alumna, Sara Peacock. This event is open to all students and alumni. Walking Outside of Your Comfort Zone Sara grew up in the South Okanagan Valley and, from an early age, she absorbed her grandparents’ philosophy of caring for the Earth and making the most of what you…

CTL Workshop: Quizzes

November 5 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Quizzes An introduction to Canvas quizzes and surveys, we’ll learn about quiz settings, designing different question types, and assigning different times/length for different students. We’ll also cover the steps for supporting Disability Resource Centre (DRC) students who receive extra time on their quizzes/exams. Join us in Collaborate Ultra on…

Community Water Forum: The Values and Ethics of Water

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

Water connects us all. Human use of water brings nature and people together in a highly-complex socio-ecological way. Join us for our fourth annual Community Water Forum on the Values and Ethics of Water.

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 6 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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…

Go Global Q&A

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

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

CTL Workshop: Respondus Quiz/Advanced Quiz

November 6 at 10:00 am - 11:00 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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Respondus Quiz/Advanced 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 is recommended. Join us in…

OER Grant Information Session

November 6 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Donna Langille (Community Engagement Librarian) and Michelle Lamberson (Director, Flexible Learning Special Projects) will be hosting three online information sessions to help applicants develop their proposals for the Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant. This session will allow applicants to share their project ideas and receive feedback and advice on topics such as OER evaluation, open resource design and development, open licensure (Creative Commons), project scope and workflows, and budget development. Register NOW

Teaching Online Learning Community

November 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

Thrive 2020

Sleep: A Key to Health

November 9 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This lecture will review how sleep affects health, mood and daytime functioning including effects on metabolism and obesity and the impact on health conditions like heart disease and diabetes. We will outline the common sleep disorders along with how these conditions are diagnosed and treated. We will discuss how to optimize sleep quality and quantity as well as how to manage insomnia.

Go Global Q&A

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

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

Thrive 2020

Thrive Plan for Resilience

November 10 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 consider.

Healthy Masculinities Group

November 10 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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/…

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 11 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 13 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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…

Teaching Online Learning Community

November 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

Go Global Q&A

November 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

CTL Workshop: Online Exam Management / Invigilation

November 17 at 10:00 am - 11:30 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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Online Exam Management / Invigilation This 90-minute session will explore a variety of factors, strategies and technologies that have been impacted in this new context of remote learning, assessment and evaluation. Facilitators will discuss best practices, recommendations and considerations to promote academic honesty and fair evaluation of student work.…

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

Introduction to Voyant

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

We will introduce Voyant, a free suite of visual tools for text analysis. Participants will get hands-on experience applying common tools within Voyant to a corpus. No prior experience with text analysis is required. This workshop is part of the Digital Toolkit series co-presented by the UBC Library Research Commons at UBC-V and UBC-O Library. Register  

Healthy Masculinities Group

November 17 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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/…

Undergraduate Research Award Information Session: Where could your ideas lead?

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

Mark your calendars! The Undergraduate Research Award Information Session takes places virtually on November 18 from 1 – 2 p.m. Apply for the following awards: Barber School (URA), International Student Initiative (IURA), or NSERC (USRA). All applications are due Thursday, January 28, 2021. Registration for this session is required. Please contact Julie Martin at julie.martin@ubc.ca for the registration link.

CTL Workshop: Turnitin

November 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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. Everyone is welcome! REGISTER ONLINE Turnitin This session provides an overview and introduction to using Turnitin. Turnitin is used at UBC to check student submissions for originality. Turnitin can help to encourage original work and deter students from submitting assignments that may be plagiarized intentionally or inadvertently. The session will focus on: how to…

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 18 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Exercise for Brain Health

November 18 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Dr. Jennifer Heisz to learn more about how exercise affects brain health.

Go Global Q&A

November 18 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

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

Digital Publishing with Scalar

November 19 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This workshop provides an introduction to Scalar, a free open-source authoring and publishing platform. Scalar can be used to create media rich assignments and open, digital books. Participants will learn how to build Scalar pages incorporating multimedia (e.g. video, text, images, sound), annotations, tags and metadata. This workshop is intended for beginners. To participate fully in this workshop please consider making an account at Scalar This workshop is part of the Digital Toolkit series co-presented by the UBC Library Research…

Thrive 2020

Stress Relaxation Techniques

November 19 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About this session: Our minds and bodies need rest and recovery breaks to allow us to relax and reduce the effects of stress. While everyone has days that are hectic and unfocused, consistently feeling stressed out, rushed, or on the go can have a detrimental impact on a person, increasing their risk of experiencing a serious physical concern, such as heart disease or stroke. This seminar will show participants how to make time to calm down and reduce stress, using…

Sedentary Behaviour and Public Health: Integrating the Evidence and Identifying Potential Solutions Across the Lifespan

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

International researcher Professor David Dunstan will share his work on sedentary behavior and public health

First Annual Sharon Thesen Lecture

November 19 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

John Lent will giving the first Annual Sharon Thesen lecture, taking us on a writer’s and teacher’s journey through the power and promise of modernism and the teaching of creative writing.

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 20 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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…

Teaching Online Learning Community

November 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

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…

Healthy Masculinities Group

November 24 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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!

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

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.

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.

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 27 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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…

Go Global Q&A

November 27 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Thrive 2020

Sncewips Heritage Museum Virtual Tour

November 27 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Sncewips Heritage Museum as we take you through history from the Syilx/ Okanagan perspective. During this tour we will take you through our time line of pre-contact, settlement and our journey to self-government and how we continue to work towards sovereignty.

Thrive 2020

Getting Restful Sleep

November 27 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About this workshop Sleep is critical to ensure maximum productivity. It increases your ability to concentrate and focus, allows you to approach challenges with a more positive attitude, and can have positive effects on your memory and health. Participants will learn about circadian rhythms and the impact that disrupting these key biological processes can have on their day-to-day activities and work. This seminar will also describe sleep’s vital role in maintaining health along with valuable and practical tips and strategies…

Teaching Online Learning Community

November 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

MD Admissions Info Session

November 27 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Southern Medical Program is hosting a virtual information session for prospective applicants to UBC’s distributed MD Undergraduate Program.

December 2020

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

Visual Storytelling with Knight Lab

December 1 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This workshop provides an overview of Knight Lab’s free, online, visual storytelling tools. Participants will learn how to build their own story maps using StoryMapJS, a tool that combines spatial data, text and images to tell stories. Participants will also learn how to create their own interactive timelines using TimelineJS. This workshop is intended for beginners. This workshop is part of the Digital Toolkit series co-presented by the UBC Library Research Commons at UBC-V and UBC-O Library. Register

Healthy Masculinities Group

December 1 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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/…

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

December 2 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

December 4 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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…

Teaching Online Learning Community

December 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

Teaching Online Learning Community

December 11 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

Teaching Online Learning Community

December 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

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…

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