UBC based events and activities:
Staff and Faculty Sports Day: Registration open
Sports Day returns on May 6, 2016, as a special UBC Centennial event! This free event is designed for staff and faculty to build teamwork and celebrate the end of the school year. With your team of 4-6 people, you will take part in four physical or intellectual challenges and enjoy a free lunch!
Healthy Workplace Initiatives Funding Applications: Registration open
UBC’s favourite staff and faculty healthy activity funding program is back! Apply today to bring healthy activities and initiatives into your department. Applications close on April 15, 2016.
Stress Less for Exam Success: April 4-8
Stress Less for Exam Success encourages students to find small ways to prepare for exams and engage in self-care during the often stressful final weeks of the semester.
Staff and faculty are invited to help promote the week and its messages of ‘Feel Good’ and ‘Feel Prepared’. This week is also a great reminder to think about staff and faculty wellbeing during this often hectic time of year. Download posters and tent cards.
End-of-Term Centennial Celebration, April 6
The campus community is invited to reflect on this historic year and to look beyond the present to another century of growth and transformation. Program of events includes:
- The dedication of the Musqueam Post by Musqueam artist, Brent Sparrow Jr. at Money and Raymond M.C. Lee Square
- A community festival
- The sealing of a time capsule
- Live music
- Read more
Free Concert: UBC’s Laptop Orchestra, April 14
SUBCLASS (Sonic UBC Laptop Sounds and Sensors) is an ensemble in which students code their own computer instruments or audio/video processes. Those systems are then controlled through gesture tracking of traditional instruments, dance, piano or string performance. Students compose solo, small ensemble and full group works, and perform or provide technical support in all works. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind musical extravaganza! Read more.
UBC Centennial Session in Global Health, April 28
This Centennial Session is an opportunity for the UBC community and members of the public to understand the issues around global health, neglected tropical diseases and complexities of implementing systemic change in areas of need. Co-Sponsors for this event are The Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Read more.
Canada’s first wellness rewards program has launched in the form of Carrot Rewards. BC residents who are making an effort to lead healthier lifestyles can now be rewarded with loyalty points such as Aeroplan, PetroPoints, Scene and MoreRewards, thanks to an innovative new mobile app called Carrot Rewards. Users across the province who sign up for Carrot Rewards will be able to earn their choice of leading, brand-name loyalty points for completing activities centred on making healthier lifestyle choices. Click here to learn more.