Events

The Learning Centre hosts an exciting program of events including academic lectures and seminars, symposiums and conferences, workshops, presentations and much more.

 

Latest Events Events Calendar


  • Apr

    3

    POSTPONED Writing in the STEM Disciplines

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    This workshop introduces researchers to the typical organizational structure of a research article in the STEM disciplines, while accounting for variation in disciplinary differences. Registration required.

  • Mar

    27

    CANCELLED Climate Research Made Real: Practical Applications of Research towards Better Futures

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 12:30 pm

    Join UBC Library for a special event featuring four panelists from diverse disciplinary backgrounds as they engage in a conversation about the climate crisis and work to be done in the here and now. Registration required.

  • Mar

    20

    POSTPONED Personal Statements: Writing

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    This workshop draws on research to introduce participants to some of the typical stylistic features of the personal statement, such as personal narrative, identity construction, and self-promotion, and includes dedicated time for participants to revise a statement and receive feedback from the facilitators and other participants. Registration required.

  • Mar

    13

    Statements of Teaching Philosophy: Writing

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    This workshop draws on research to introduce participants to some of the typical stylistic features of the teaching statement. As well, the workshop includes dedicated time for participants to revise a statement of teaching philosophy and receive feedback from the workshop facilitators and other participants. Registration required.

  • Mar

    11

    Climate Emergency Engagement

    The Golden Jubilee Room (4th floor, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre), 2:30 pm

    Gather with students, faculty, staff and the broader UBC community to learn, engage and discuss bold actions about how UBC can combat the climate emergency.

  • Mar

    6

    Doctoral Writing Retreat

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    Doctoral students from across the disciplines are invited to participate in a daylong writing retreat featuring an opening panel discussion between graduate students, CWSC staff, and faculty, as well as one-on-one writing consultations with CWSC staff and dedicated writing time. Registration required.

  • Mar

    4

    Join RBSC for a “Wild Ride”!

    Irving K, Barber Learning Centre Foyer,

    The Wild Ride: In and Out of Years and Over a Century of Picturebooks is on display from March 4 through May 30, 2020 in the IKBLC Foyer on Level 2. The exhibition is free and open to the public, and people of all ages are encouraged to attend.

  • Mar

    3

    Social Justice Zine Faire

    Stikine Room (Room 260), Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 11:00 am

    Students will host tables to showcase and exchange the zines they have produced in Dr. Jessi Taylor’s course GRSJ 102: Global Issues in Social Justice. Drop by and learn more about zines, discuss the experience of students creating social justice focused zines, and bring your own to exchange.

 

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Art Exhibitions

Art and cultural exhibits at the Learning Centre are curated to delight and educate visitors — and reflect UBC’s mission to create exceptional learning environments and serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

 

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Event Spaces & Bookings

The Learning Centre offers a range of spaces as unique as your event. Find the right fit for your community gathering, workshop, art exhibition or information booth.

 

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