Stress Release Three-part Series
Part 3: Stress Relief Techniques – October 5, 2016 @ 12-1pm (Location: Point Grey)
The way we handle our stress depends on the stressor, the person and the situation,. Learn how to identify healthy and not-so-healthy ways to manage stressors as they arise, and leave with three simple at home lifestyle and workstyle changes that can help you streamline your stressors. For more information and to register, click here.
Positive Space Workshop – October 11, 2016 @ 12-2pm (Location: Robson Square)
The Positive Space Campaign is a campus-wide awareness and visibility initiative to make UBC more welcoming to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Queer students, staff, faculty, alumni and allies in all our working, learning and living environments. The facilitator of this workshop will review issues and resources for students, staff and faculty. Once they successfully complete the workshop, participants may choose to volunteer as Resource Persons. For more information and to register, click here.
Coaching@UBC Information Session – October 17, 2016 @ 12-1pm
Coaching@UBC is accepting applications for the 2017 Coaching Internship Program. Coaching@UBC’s one-on-one professional coaching services is now 14 years old and over 1,500 UBC employees have accessed this award winning program. To meet increasing demand for coaching, UBC employees have an opportunity to become Credentialed Coaches with support from a Coaching Internship Award. For more information and to register, click here.
Career Navigation Three-part Series (Location: Point Grey)
Join UBCs Career Navigation & Transition Consultant Pooja Khandelwal, in this three-part Career Navigation Series, to discover and design opportunities for your professional success to enhance your UBC career experience.
Part 1: Leading from Self to Success – October 20, 2016 @ 12-1pm
The Career Navigation at UBC approach will be discussed to enhance professional success. Participants will learn approaches to discover their career strengths and thereby enrich their career wellbeing and professional success. For more information and to register, click here.
Part 2: Making Meaningful Connections – January 12, 2017 @ 12-1pm
Part 3: Steps to Move Forward – February 9, 2017 @ 12-1pm
50/50 Yoga Pilates Class – October 25, 2016 @ 12-1pm (Location: Point Grey)
All UBC staff & faculty are welcome to register and attend this free 50/50 Yoga Pilates class!
50/50 Yoga Pilates presents a cutting-edge Pilates workout that is designed to sculpt the body and strengthen the core. A 50/50 Yoga Pilates class consists of 50% standing Pilates work, which integrates Pilates principles into lower-body work, and 50% yoga mat work to strengthen the core with complementary exercises. Discover the unique combination of Pilates and yoga sequences to help sculpt, strengthen and stretch the body. For more information and to register, click here.
Understanding Your UBC Staff Pension Plan – October 25, 2016 @ 12-1pm (Location: Robson Square)
This session is designed for both potential and current members of the UBC Staff Pension Plan. Attend this session at Robson Square to learn about the Plan, pensions, and retirement considerations and options. For information and to register, click here.
Back by popular demand! Managing Your Money – October 26, 2016 @ 12-1pm (Location: Point Grey)
Creating a plan to manage your money is a sound way to achieve the goals you want in life, whether it be a house, travel, education or retirement. The quote, “failing to plan is planning to fail,” does apply to the process of managing personal finances. In this session, join Money Coach Melanie Buffel to learn to manage and control finances, reinforce good habits, build new ones and create a manageable budget. There will be additional information on saving to meet your financial needs and investing these savings. For information and to register, click here.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial – October 26, 2016 @ 12-1pm (Location: Point Grey)
Optimize your computer work environment to improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury. This one-hour tutorial combines a presentation and a practical session, giving you hands-on experience adjusting typical office equipment. By the end of the tutorial you will know how to set up your chair, keyboard/mouse, and monitor to promote neutral working postures. For more information and to register, click here.
Coming up this Fall…
Thrive Week (Oct 31-Nov 4)