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UBC Changemaker Series

The Series

UBC Changemaker is a series of events for anybody who's interested in making a difference, big or small.

Whether you have a local issue you want to improve, an idea for a start-up you want to get off the ground, or you just want to interact with and learn from the people who've done it all before, Changemaker has something for you.

Gear up

An introduction to changemaking! Explore the principles that are critical to changemaking, such as discomfort, new spaces, unconventional and unexpected idea and interpersonal connections

Date: September 26th

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Performance Theatre at the UBC Nest

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Explore different types of roles within changemaking. Be part of a discussion on Refugees, Displaced Persons, and Newcomers, and work to understand the complexities of displacement. .

Date: October 11th

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

Location: Room 4074 in Orchard Commons

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At this session we'll be highlighting local experts and their journey into the field of Sustainability. Come listen to their stories and meet other like-minded peers in this interdisciplinary session. The pitch party portion of this event will offer space and opportunity for students to harness their passions and pitch an idea for a chance to win $100!

Date: November 9th

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Location: BC Hydro Theatre at CIRS

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Get Funded

If you have a social change project that you want to launch, there are resources on campus for you to get funding support