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April 15, 2019
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Events: Apr 15 to 21

With finals halfway done, we have free books, sauna time, performances, and film!

World Book Day Giveaway

Why you should go

Celebrate World Book Day with a free book!


Stop by and choose from a selection of free books, novels, magazines, and textbooks. Students are also invited to bring in their used books to donate or exchange for new ones.

  • When: Mon, Apr 15 – Tue, Apr 16
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Computer Science Reading Room 262, ICICS

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Steam and Stretch the Exam Stress Away!

Why you should go

Take a break to stretch, meditate, and relax!


Join fellow UBC students at the Aquatic Centre to enjoy an hour of guided stretch in the sauna, meditation in the steam room, and relaxation in the hot tub. If you can’t make this session, there will be another on April 23.

  • When: Tue, Apr 16 | 7:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: UBC Aquatic Centre

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Why you should go

Mariza, an exceptionally talented vocalist, is Portugal’s brightest Fado star.


See Mariza as she returns to Vancouver to share her amazing voice and commanding presence in a performance that roams freely between joy, nostalgia, and melancholy. More info.

  • When: Wed, Apr 17 | 8:00 pm
  • Price: $15
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

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Learning Analytics Student Consultation

Why you should go

Free pizza and a chance to have your say on new learning apps for Canvas!


Would it be helpful to see your grades compared to the class average, or what courses students in your program usually take as electives? Join the Learning Analytics Student Consultation Group’s next meeting to find out more about learning analytics tools for students, as well as to share what you would find most useful in your learning. More info.  

  • When: Thu, Apr 18 | 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Room 2.22, Irving K Barber Learning Centre


POV: UBC Film Festival

Why you should go

Get a chance to see original films created by your fellow students!


The Persistence of Vision Film Festival (POV) is back to showcase short films produced by 3rd and 4th year students of the Film Production Program at UBC. There will also be awards and an after party following the festival. More info.

  • When: Sat, Apr 20 – Sun, Apr 21
  • Price: Various prices
  • Where: Frederic Wood Theatre

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