UBC Movement co. call for captains, public lecture on youth eMental health, volunteer at the indigenous health garden, Alive @ Work magazine, PNE family discounts, outdoor movie nights and more. Find out what is happening on and off campus this month!
UBC-based events (Vancouver campus)
Call for Movement Co. Captains! (Point Grey Campus only)
Do you want to help others become healthier and more active? Do you aspire to be healthier and more active yourself? Join our Movement Co. team to help us influence behaviors and make a healthier UBC community! Movement Co. Captains will be the guiding leaders of a new program designed to create a supportive environment and lower the barriers to individuals accessing physical activity.
Volunteer opportunity: UBC Indigenous Health Garden at the UBC Farm– Aug 6-25
Much of the work done at the UBC Farm is made possible with the help of an amazing team of volunteers. They have lots of upcoming opportunities, including in the Indigenous Health Garden
Join the UBC Mood Disorders clinic for a session on youth eMental Health. The lecture is free to the public, but registration is recommended.
Aboriginal History Month exhibit-ends Aug 25
As part of the celebrations of Aboriginal History Month at UBC Library, a satellite exhibit was developed at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre featuring belongings, replicas, images, maps and video looking at Musqueam ways of knowing, especially connections to their, and ancient belongings.
Part of what makes UBC such a great place to work is our sense of community. New faculty and staff at UBC are invited to settle into your new job and explore the UBC community in a positive way through participating in this important and informative event.
Are you looking for a quiet place to relax and take a moment for yourself? Interested in a new meditation spot on campus? Check out Roots on the Roof, the new rooftop garden at the new UBC Nest.
Regular physical activity and overall fitness is part of a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle, but it can be challenging to fit this in to our busy schedules. UBC Recreation has a variety of programs designed around you. With classes offered throughout the day and across campus, they can help fit activity into your day.
Off campus events
Alive @ work-August 2015
Now mobile responsive! This month, discover how to become a morning person; eat better in seven easy steps and detox your relationships.
Enjoy an entertainment-filled day in Deer Lake Park at the 16th Annual Blues and Roots music festival.
Visit the Steveston Dragon Boat Festival for a fabulous day of fun. Enjoy entertainment on the World Beat Stage, kid’s arts and crafts, great vendors, food, and of course exciting dragon boat races. Cheer your favourite team on to victory!
Head Talks: Conversation for Change-Aug 25 (By donation)
This public event is designed to unravel the intricate topic of mental health by exploring it through first person perspectives, practicing clinicians and support systems. All proceeds will go to the Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation. Keynote speakers: Christine Yu, M.A., Registered Clinical Counsellor and Ali Eberhardt, Registered Dietitian
PNE Summer Family discount-Back for 2015
Enjoy summer fun at the PNE without breaking the bank! The Pacific National Exhibition is one of UBC’s staff and faculty corporate discount partners offering discounts on online purchases for individual and groups.
Surrey Summer movies:
Saturday Nights-Holland Park
Bring your family and friends, blankets and lawn chairs out each week in August to enjoy a free movie outdoors. Live entertainment and family games starting at 7:30pm. Sponsored by the City of Surrey.