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Student band playing at Courtside
February 3, 2020
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Events: Feb 3 to 9

This week, attend a volunteer recruitment fair, hear about potential careers from UBC history alum, and cheer on the Thunderbirds at Courtside, UBC's most action-packed basketball double-header!

Citing to Communicate: Who, What, When, Where, Why

Why you should go

Become an expert in citation practices and gain confidence for writing your next paper.

DETAILS

This workshop aims to demystify the who, what, when, where, and why of citational practices. No matter the citation style you’re working with, you’ll come away from this workshop with a greater understanding of the purpose behind citation, as well as knowledge on how to apply that understanding in your own academic writing.

  • When: Tue, Feb 4 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

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Volunteer Recruitment Fair

Why you should go

Expand your network within the UBC and Vancouver community and find new opportunities.

DETAILS

Want to create meaningful change and improve people’s lives? Develop skills and networks which will help you succeed after graduation? Volunteer! Check out the Volunteer Recruitment Fair this week and get the chance to speak with over 20 community organizations from various sectors to find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you. More info.

  • When: Thu, Feb 5 | 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: UBC Life Building

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UBC History Careers Night

Why you should go

Hear from UBC alum on how a history degree has helped spark their careers.

DETAILS

The History Student Association is hosting a panel of UBC History Alumni including Joanna Chiu (Toronto Star), Andreas Kuntze (Lawyer), Jan Prchal (Teacher), and Carmen Watson (BC Treaty Commission). The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A where students can ask questions in person and online. There will also be light refreshments and snacks at the event. More info.

  • When: Wed, Feb 5 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Room 1197, Buchanan Tower

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Lunchtime Drop-In Gymnastics

Why you should go

Grab some friends and try out the UBC gymnastics facility for free!

DETAILS

As part of Move UBC month, UBC’s gymnastic facility is having an open house. Filled with a trampoline, rope swings, rock climbing wall, and a variety of other gymnastics equipment, this facility is packed with activities. There will be certified gymnastics coaches scheduled to show you what to do, so no experience is necessary. 

  • When: Fri, Feb 7 | 12:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: UBC Osborne Centre

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Courtside 

Why you should go

Cheer on your UBC Thunderbirds during this exciting night of women's and men's basketball. 

DETAILS

UBC’s biggest basketball night is back for another double-header of games, starting with the women’s team facing off against Winnipeg, and followed by the men. Start the festivities early at the pre-game festival located on the arena concourse, which will be filled with live music and DJs, prizes, face painting, and more. More info.

  • When: Fri, Feb 7 | 5:00 - 8:00 pm

  • Price: $10 

  • Where: War Memorial Gymnasium 

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