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


  • Dec

    6

    Social Exposome Cluster Research Seminar

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 3:00 pm

    Seminars include "Wildfire Smoke: Beyond the Lungs" and "Toxic Environmental Exposures Threaten Children's Brain Health: Case Studies from Around the World and How to Respond." Registration Required.

  • Dec

    2

    24/7 hours at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

    Irving K, Barber Learning Centre Foyer,

    As we head into final exams, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will stay open longer to accommodate students and their study schedules. The Learning Centre will be open 24 hours a day from Monday, December 2 (opening at 6 a.m.) to Friday, December 13 (closing at 1 a.m.).

  • Nov

    26

    Dealing With Criticism: Giving and Receiving Feedback

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1:00 pm

    While the skillful exchange of feedback can be very fruitful, it is difficult to be criticized and it can be equally difficult to provide constructive negative feedback. In this workshop, feedback is framed as a resource and you will work through a series of exercises to improve how we formulate what we say to others, and how we process what others say to us. Registration required.

  • Nov

    21

    BFA Information Session: Major in Creative Writing

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 3:30 pm

    Do you have a passion for creative writing? Free your writing potential while developing a solid base of professional craft and skills by majoring in Creative Writing at UBC.

  • Nov

    21

    Air travel in a 1.5 degree university

    Stikine Room (Room 260), Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 10:00 am

    The Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has declared that we must halve global greenhouse gas emissions in the next 11 years to stay within 1.5 degrees of warming. In this talk, Seth Wynes expains why universities should be motivated to take action and explore some of the changes that could make an immediate impact. Registration required.

  • Nov

    21

    Designing to Succeed in Graduate School and Beyond

    Dodson Room (302) Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 9:30 am

    This interactive workshop will not only help you develop or enhance your academic plan for completing your graduate degree but will help you explore possibilities and design your career path. We’ll build a road map for navigating the many opportunities available and help you establish strategies for attaining your professional objectives. Registration required.

  • Nov

    21

    Unique Soles for Unique Souls

    Irving K, Barber Learning Centre Foyer,

    UBC Library hosts exhibit honouring Vancouver icon John Fluevog. The exhibit, located in the David Lam Management Research Library and Level 2 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre runs until the end of the year.

  • Nov

    19

    Honours Thesis Writing Retreat

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

    Join fellow undergraduates writing their honours theses for a daylong retreat in the beautiful historic core of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. In addition to an opening panel discussion between undergraduates, graduate students, CWSC staff, and faculty, the retreat will feature opportunities for one-on-one writing consultations and dedicated writing time. Registration required.

 

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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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