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August 2021

Online Writing Community

August 3 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 21, 2021

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

Respect, Sincerity & Responsibility: Land Acknowledgements at UBC

August 8 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, repeating until August 8, 2021

Free

Recognize why land acknowledgements are an important part of our work at UBC, identify your positionality and responsibility when offering a land acknowledgement, and utilize resources and tools to draft a land acknowledgement.

Land Acknowledgements: Putting into Practice

August 9 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

The Land Acknowledgement: Putting into Practice session provides faculty and instructors with an opportunity to practice applying land acknowledgements in different mediums, learning environments, and teaching contexts.

Get to know Co-op – Virtual Coffee & Chat

August 10 at 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

This session will give an overview of the Co-op program and hiring process.

Online Writing Community

August 10 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 21, 2021

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

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Prep Your Tech for Exams

August 10 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Free

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

Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral Program Q&A Sessions

August 12 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Online Q&A session on CGS-D application (NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC).

Opera Under the Stars banner

Opera Under the Stars goes virtual

August 12 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies is pleased to partner with Opera Kelowna to bring back in a virtual form to our communities the much-loved Opera Under the Stars on August 12.

The University’s Relationship with the Host Nation

August 16 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The Okanagan Nation’s history with UBC dates back to the inception of this campus in 2005. Join Naim Cardinal, Educational Facilitator with Aboriginal Programs & Services, on an interactive journey through the evolving relationship with UBC.

CTL Workshop: Introduction to Canvas

August 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

This 90-minute workshop will introduce the basics of Canvas.  

CTL Workshop: Communications in Canvas

August 17 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Learn about the different communication and collaboration tools available to you in Canvas, and how to decide which is best to use on a case-by-case basis

Online Writing Community

August 17 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 21, 2021

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

CTL Workshop: Camtasia

August 18 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In this workshop, we will show you how you can edit a Zoom, Collaborate Ultra, or other video recording to make it more engaging for students when you upload it to Canvas.

Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral Program Q&A Sessions

August 18 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Q&A session on CGS-D application.

First Day of Class: Make it Count

August 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

In this workshop, we will explore strategies for helping you to outline your approach to the course, pique students’ curiosity and begin to build a learning community.

CTL Workshop: Zoom Basics

August 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

This session is aimed toward introducing instructors to the Zoom interface and how it can be utilized in a synchronous learning session.

CTL Workshop: Canvas Assignments/Assignment Groups & Quizzes

August 23 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This workshop will introduce you to Canvas Assignments and Quizzes.

*Cancelled* CTL Workshop: Course Design using UBC Curriculum MAP

August 23 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Learn about Curriculum MAP, a tool to support course design and curriculum mapping using the principles of constructive alignment and backward design in a step-by-step process.

CTL Workshop: Teaching with iClicker Cloud

August 24 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This workshop will introduce instructors to iClicker Cloud, an online student response system which can be used during in-person and remote synchronous classes.

Online Writing Community

August 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 21, 2021

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

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

August 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Join this interactive workshop designed to help elevate your LinkedIn profile and get the most out of your virtual network.

Researcher Orientation

August 25 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join fellow members of the UBC Okanagan research community and learn more about the Office of Research Services.

Syllabus Creation

August 25 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This workshop will introduce the building blocks of the course syllabus in relation to the course outline and program objectives.

CTL Workshop: Kaltura

August 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

In this workshop, we will focus on recording videos with Kaltura Capture, and editing in Kaltura MyMedia.

Thesis Formatting Q & A

August 26 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join the Centre for Scholarly Communication for an online Q&A session to ask questions and learn more about how to properly format your thesis for submission.

How to Use the UBCO Student and Alumni Job Board

August 26 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Need help navigating the Job Board? Let Career Services show you some tips and tricks to get the most out of the UBCO Student & Alumni Job Board. Find on and off-campus work, attend info sessions and workshops, and find out more about ways to get involved! Register Here

CTL Workshop: Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader

August 27 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In this workshop we will introduce the various features of Gradebook.

Graduate Student Orientation: Welcome to Graduate School

August 30 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The session will introduce how the College of Graduate Studies can help during your time as a graduate student.

Graduate Student Orientation: Introduction to Research Ethics

August 30 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is an introduction to research ethics.

CTL Workshop: What to Expect-Students with Accommodations

August 30 at 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Gain a deeper awareness and understanding of the types of academic accommodations for students and the responsibilities of faculty.

CTL Workshop: Working with Groups in Canvas

August 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This workshop will demonstrate how to set up and manage student groups in Canvas. 

Graduate Student Orientation: Planning for Resilience

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

This workshop will assist you in fostering positive mental health and wellbeing during your academic career.

Graduate Student Orientation Week: Flowing Through Grad School

August 31 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Rise & Shine is gentle yoga flow to get the body moving and set the tone for the rest of your day.

CTL Workshop: Advanced Zoom for Student Engagement

August 31 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In this workshop, we will look at using features of Zoom in a more advanced manner and share ideas for engaging students during synchronous classes.

Graduate Student Orientation: Planning Your Graduate Research Project

August 31 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

An online workshop to discuss tools to help plan your degree, as well as an introduction to original research in graduate school.

Online Writing Community

August 31 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 21, 2021

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

Graduate Student Orientation: The University’s Relation with the Host Nation

August 31 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join an Okanagan Nation member for an interactive journey through the evolving relationship with UBC and the unique programming offered at UBCO.

September 2021

Graduate Student Orientation: Learn How to Respond to Disclosures of Sexualized Violence

September 1 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Graduate students will learn how how to respond to disclosures of sexualized violence, while supporting survivors.

CTL Workshop: Working Effectively with your TA: Part 1

September 1 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join program coordinators, seasoned TAs, and fellow faculty in examining ways to establish a positive working dynamic with your Teaching Assistant.

Graduate Student Orientation: Creating Inclusive Spaces

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

This 60-minute workshop provides the opportunity to learn about and discuss what inclusion means for post-secondary education.

Indigenous Graduate Student Orientation

September 1 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Hear about programs and services that are available to Indigenous students.

Graduate Student Orientation: How to Start a Thesis

September 2 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This online workshop offers resources to explore before you write your thesis.

Graduate Student Orientation: Community Building Through Engagement

September 2 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This session will delve into foundational concepts of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Graduate Student Orientation: What I Wish I Knew When I Started Grad School – Student Panel

September 3 at 8:15 am - 9:15 am

A panel discussion with tips and advice that have been helpful for students throughout their graduate studies

International Graduate Student Orientation

September 3 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join this session to learn about COVID-19 health restrictions, your responsibilities as an international student and worker, and much more.

Online Writing Community

September 7 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 21, 2021

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

Welcome Week: Library Supports for You!

September 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Join the library and student support staff in a session to get familiar with the Library!

Welcome Week: LinkedIn Workshop

September 8 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Join Career Services for an interactive workshop to help elevate your LinkedIn profile and get the most out of your virtual network.

International Graduate Student Orientation

September 10 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Learn about COVID-19 health restrictions, your responsibilities as an international student and worker.

International Graduate Student Family Information Session

September 10 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop that will cover immigration, health insurance and transitional support for international graduate students and their family.

Welcome Week: Sparkpath Cards – Career Advising

September 13 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Want to consider some career paths you haven't yet considered? Join us for a Sparkpath Cards session!

Intramural Sport Leagues Registration

September 14 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until September 16, 2021

$10

Sign up for fall 2021 Intramural Sport Leagues with UBCO Athletics & Recreation.

Supporting Resilient Teams: Recognizing and managing burnout (For Leaders & Managers)

September 14 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

This session will examine the very real impact of a variety of factors on our mental health, and explore the signs and indicators of burnout that leaders should be aware of.

Thesis and Dissertation Structure

September 14 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join this workshop to access resources and strategies for beginning and for organizing your writing process.

Welcome Week: Art Hive

September 14 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Come join others from UBCO in a welcoming space for a relaxing and fun session of creativity and wellness.

Online Writing Community

September 14 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 21, 2021

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

Intramural Sport Leagues Registration

September 15 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until September 16, 2021

$10

Sign up for fall 2021 Intramural Sport Leagues with UBCO Athletics & Recreation.

Copyright & Fair Dealing for Theses

September 15 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop will provide you with information on Copyright and Fair Dealing in regards to your thesis.

Welcome Week: UBCO Motorsports Recruitment Info Session

September 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join UBCO Motorsports for an info session to see how you can get involved this year!

Welcome Week: Co-op Info Session

September 15 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

The Interdisciplinary Co-op Program Office invites interested students of any year to attend a live virtual information session!

Intramural Sport Leagues Registration

September 16 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until September 16, 2021

$10

Sign up for fall 2021 Intramural Sport Leagues with UBCO Athletics & Recreation.

Welcome Week: Job Board

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

Join Career Services and get familiar with the Job Board!

Welcome Week: Job Board

September 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Let Career Services show you how to navigate the job board to find on and off-campus work.

Welcome Week: Asian Student Association Icebreaker

September 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Come get to know the Asian Student Association and meet new friends!

Career Planning for graduating undergraduates

September 20 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join a Career Development Specialist to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study.

Getting started with Citizen Science: a survey of tools and project

September 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

This virtual workshop will introduce Citizen Science as a concept, notable projects to get involved with, and common tools for getting started as a citizen scientist.

Go Global Q&A Session

September 20 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join a Go Global Advisor and Ambassador (returning student) for a Q&A session.

Welcome Week: Art Hive

September 21 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2021

Free

Create, de-stress, and connect with a creative and relaxing session from our Student Wellness Team!

Career Planning for 3rd Year students

September 21 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join our Career Development Specialist to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study.

Online Writing Community

September 21 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 21, 2021

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

How Sex and Disability Really Feels: My Journey with Queerness, Disability and Sexuality.

September 21 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This keynote presentation, hosted by Andrew Gurza, will explore sex and disability.

Welcome Week: Sciversify UBCO Conference

September 21 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Join Sciversity UBCO at their virtual conference to attend panel discussions, keynote speakers, and workshops.

Welcome Week: Varsity Outdoor Club Info Session

September 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Learn more about UBCO's Varsity Outdoor Club!

Thesis Writing: Abstract and Lay Summary

September 22 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This online workshop will provide writing strategies and example abstracts and lay summaries from a range of disciplines.

Career Planning for second year students

September 22 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join our Career Development Specialist to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study.

Lunch & Lift Wellbeing Session

September 22 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Register for these 2-in-1 sessions to learn about improving your wellbeing and enjoy a quick movement break.

Welcome Week: International Students Presentation – Canada Revenue Agency

September 22 at 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Free

International students, if you are a resident of Canada for income tax purposes, learn more about some benefits and credits!

Undergraduate Research Awards Symposium: Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

September 22 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You’re invited to the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ annual Undergraduate Research Awards Symposium.

Welcome Week: Sciversify UBCO Conference

September 22 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Join Sciversity UBCO at their virtual conference to attend panel discussions, keynote speakers, and workshops.

Welcome Week: Self-Care Workshop

September 22 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

An online discussion-based workshop that will explore various skills and strategies for promoting self-care and community-care during COVID-19.

Welcome Week: Sciversify UBCO Conference

September 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Join Sciversity UBCO at their virtual conference to attend panel discussions, keynote speakers, and workshops.

Thesis Formatting Q & A

September 23 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Online Q&A session to ask questions and learn more about how to properly format your thesis for submission.

The Working Mind for Staff and Faculty (2 parts)

September 23 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2021 at 9:00 am

Free

The Working Mind is an evidence-based training program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce stigma in a workplace setting.

Career Planning for first year students

September 23 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join our Career Development Specialist to discuss relevant career information based on your year of study.

Welcome Week: Inviting Friends and Family to Canada

September 23 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Find out how to help your family members and friends apply to visit you in Canada. This session will be provided virtually and is hosted by the Global Engagement Office. Register Now 

Introduction to Research Data Management

September 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Participants will learn data file management, file naming conventions, and how a Research Data Management Plan (DMP) will help throughout a research project.

Go Global Q&A Session

September 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join a Go Global Advisor and Ambassador (returning student) for a Q&A session.

Career Connections: Enterprise Holdings

September 23 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Join this employer information session and learn more about the Management Trainee Program.

Student Awards

Undergraduate Research Awards Symposium: Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

September 23 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You’re invited to the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science’s annual Undergraduate Research Awards Symposium.

Welcome Week: Sciversify UBCO Conference

September 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Join Sciversity UBCO at their virtual conference to attend panel discussions, keynote speakers, and workshops.

Homecoming: a weekend of celebration and reconnection

Homecoming 2021

September 24 at 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 8:00 am

Free

Join UBC Okanagan for Homecoming for a weekend of celebration and reconnection!

Feeling Safe and Engaged: Returning to the Workplace

September 24 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

This webinar allows participants to examine the return to the workplace in the context of COVID-19 and its variants.

Welcome Week: Co-op Info Session

September 24 at 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Free

The Interdisciplinary Co-op Program Office invites interested students of any year to attend a live virtual information session!

Career Planning for graduate students

September 24 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join the Career Development team for a session about career planning for students in graduate studies.

Welcome Week: Break the Ice with FSA

September 24 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Come meet some other students at the Filipino Student Association's first event of the year!

Welcome Week: Ice Cream Club Welcome Event

September 24 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Join the UBCO Ice Cream Club for their Welcome Event!

Homecoming: a weekend of celebration and reconnection

Homecoming 2021

September 25 at 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 8:00 am

Free

Join UBC Okanagan for Homecoming for a weekend of celebration and reconnection!

Welcome Week: The Super Special Awesome Chess Tournament

September 25 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Join UBCO Esports for a Chess tournament!

Not Myself Today Recruitment Information Session

September 27 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join this information session to learn more about becoming an ambassador for Not Myself Today.

Go Global Q&A Session

September 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join a Go Global Advisor and Ambassador (returning student) for a Q&A session.

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