The Equity and Inclusion Office, along with a working group of diverse stakeholders is conducting a review of the UBC Vancouver Positive Space Campaign. Take the online survey and share your views. Deadline is June 8, 2014.
Celebrate UBC! June 6, 2014
Join UBC Campus and Community Planning as they launch the university community into a summer of fun and celebration. Staff, faculty, students and residents are invited to a FREE BBQ to launch the pop rocks installation at Koerner Plaza.
New series starts June 3, 2014 at the newly renovated UBC Bookstore.
The Museum of Anthropology’s yoga program has started a new summer session. Take in the beauty of the museum atrium while you practice. Classes are on Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 5:15 p.m.
Join your colleagues for on campus yoga on Mondays and Wednesdays. Enjoy the physical and mental health benefits that come from regular yoga practice. Drop-in is $10 and discounts are available with pre-registration.
Man-up Against Suicide exhibition – May 29 – June 28
The exhibit draws attention to the stigma of depression, mental illness, and suicide by placing cameras in the hands of people who have been affected by male suicide.
Thank you for participating in Moving Minds 2014. It was a fantastically successful event with over 250 participants and far more partners and activities than ever before. Please help us continue Moving Minds by participating in our evaluation survey. You can win a free Personal Training session from UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre. Check out the great photos from Moving Minds 2014 here.
In Canada there are less than 20% female engineering undergrads. Be Like Ada’s goal is to help reach 50% female engineering grads and double the number of engineers in Canada. 500 female teens, 8 hours of fun and lots of opportunity to meet relevant role models. Find out more here.
2014 City of Bhangra Festival, Vancouver– May 29-June 7
An exciting ten-day all-out dance party and music-fest showcasing the music and dance of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan.
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Vancouver-June 20-July 1
A community event to celebrate the world’s oceans. Plenty of family fun and lots of inspiration for ways to enjoy and care for the coastline.
Doors Open Richmond-June 7 & 8
Richmond’s 7th annual celebration of arts, culture and heritage. This free event allows visitors of all ages to explore Richmond’s arts, culture and heritage with at 42 partner sites across the city.
This survey is an exciting opportunity to learn how our lifestyle, our environment, neighbourhood characteristics and daily interactions affect our health over time.