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


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    Creating Digital Exhibits: A Survey of Tools

    Online, 10:00 am

    This workshop will cover an assortment of digital exhibit and storytelling tools such as Omeka, Scalar, static site generators (CollectionBuilder and Wax), and narrative tools such as Timeline.js and Storymaps from Knight Lab. Registration is required.

  • Oct


    Creative Commons and Open Licensing in Practice

    Online, 2:00 pm

    This session will provide an introduction to open licensing, focusing primarily on Creative Commons and how creators can assign licenses to their works and use the licensed works of others. Registration is required.

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    OA Myth Busting Workshop

    Online, 1:00 pm

    OA or Open Access started in the 1990s, just long enough ago for a number of myths and misconceptions to become firmly rooted. This workshop brings the facts to combat the myths, but with a lighter touch. Come for the facts, stay for the light-hearted banter. Registration is required.

  • Oct


    Literature Reviews for Humanities, Social Sciences and Education

    Online, 1:00 pm

    This workshop is appropriate for students conducting literature reviews in the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Education. Registration is required.

  • Oct


    Indigenous Knowledges and Open Education Symposium

    Online, 10:00 am

    The Open Education Working Group invites you to the inaugural Open Education and Indigenous Knowledges Symposium to learn about and discuss the intersections between open education and Indigenous knowledges and ways of knowing. Registration is required.

  • Oct


    Introduction to blockchain research skills

    , 1:00 pm

    This introductory session will first provide an overview of multiple intersecting disciplines which contribute to the emerging blockchain technology sector. Registration is required.

  • Oct


    Creating and Managing Your Academic Profile – Profile Tools

    Online, 11:00 am

    In this session of Creating and Managing Your Academic Profile, you will focus on using academic profile tools to develop your online academic identity. Registration is required.

  • Oct


    Indigenous Data Panel

    Online, 10:00 am

    Through sharing of their thoughts and experiences this panel of Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers will explore some of the many facets of Indigenous data in relation to research, and how Indigenous research and data management can better align with Indigenous values and priorities. Registration is 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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