Debunking the Diet Series with Dr. Thara Vayali (Location: Point Grey)
Part 3: Diet, Hormones & Health | April 10 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
In this final session, let’s put superfoods and myths aside and explore the impact of diets on metabolism and health. We will cover the dos and don’ts of dietary changes and learn how diets impact hormones. You will leave with three tangible steps for balancing food choices, metabolism and overall health. Find out more and register now.
Debt Freedom & Finances | April 12 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (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. Sometimes, this comes with a cost and results in financial debt. Join money coach Melanie Buffel to gain power over your money. You will learn how to pay down your consumer debt quicker than you thought possible, manage and control finances, and build good habits. Find out more and register now.
Office Ergo Rep Training | April 16 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
If your department is looking for more efficient response and support with regards to ergonomic issues for staff, consider taking the three-hour Office Ergo Rep Training. Learn basic ergonomic risk factors and assessments, as well as proper computer workstation set-up, and get resources to take back to your unit. Find out more and register now.
The Psychology of Money | April 17 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
The idea that humans are rational and that their relationship with money is simple has been soundly disputed by empirical research. We need to examine financial planning and investment management in a more realistic psychological context if we are to truly take control of our financial decision making and behaviour. You will learn how to develop sound decision-making processes, recognize patterns of conflicting behaviours and be better at creating a more successful financial strategy. Find out more and register now.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial | April 18 | 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (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. Find out more and register now.
Sit-Stand Desks & Platforms | April 18 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
This workshop will provide important information about different types of sit-stand desks and platforms available on the market. Understanding the pros and cons of each will assist departments, staff and faculty in deciding which option is most suitable. Product samples will be available for participants to try out in order to get an idea of how the different models impact positioning and workflow. Find out more and register now.
Understanding Your Travel Benefits | April 30 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
Planning a vacation in Canada or abroad? This information session will be useful for anyone wanting to know more about UBC’s travel benefits and how to be prepared in a medical emergency. Join UBC benefits specialist Stephanie Mah for a one-hour session to deepen your understanding of your travel benefits and ensure that your well-earned vacation is as stress-free as possible. Find out more and register now.
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