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February 4, 2019
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Events: Feb 4 to 10

This week features events focused on sustainability and the UBC women’s volleyball festival, Thunderstruck!

International Development Week 2019

Why you should go

Engage with international issues and enjoy free meals.


The UBC Global Lounge is hosting the 28th International Development Week to inspire the UBC community to engage in challenges and opportunities surrounding international development at local and international levels. Events throughout the week include a panel discussion on ending food waste and  watching the finals of the World’s Challenge Challenge at the C.K. Choi Building.

  • When: Mon, Feb 4 – Fri, Feb 8
  • Price: Free
  • Where: UBC Global Lounge

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UBC Sustainability Fair 2019

Why you should go

Sustainable goodies, pop-up shops, a raffle, and free snacks.


Visit the UBC Sustainability Fair to explore the economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable businesses and charities located within the campus community and beyond. The fair will include 30+ booths from pop-up shops to organizations working to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals as well as a raffle and free snacks.

  • When: Tue, Feb 5 | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: AMS Student Nest

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UBC Changemaking Series: Science & Tech for Change

Why you should go

A chance to experiment with scientific and technological prototypes.


In this final instalment in the Changemaking Series, attendees will have the opportunity to discover and network with different organizations who use science and technology to inspire change. This engagement fair and gallery will provide opportunities to learn more about how you can affect, advocate for, or create change. More info.

  • When: Thu, Feb 7 | 12:00 – 3:30 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Atrium, Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability


UBC Yoga Rave

Why you should go

Yoga with glow-in-the-dark paint!


A free yoga dance party complete with bright clothes, glow-in-the-dark body paint, and provided mats will be sure to spice up the usual yoga session. The practice will be suitable for all abilities, so arrive early to secure your spot, as space and mats are limited. Registration starts at 6:15 pm.

  • When: Thu, Feb 7 | 7:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Totem Park Ballroom

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Why you should go

Volleyball and a festival—2 for 1!


This annual event celebrates women in the competitive sports community. To continue the dialogue of gender equality, Thunderstruck will feature the UBC Women’s Volleyball team as they fight for seeding in the Canada West 2019 Championships. The pre-game festival features prizes, live DJs, and entertainment.

  • When: Fri, Feb 8 | Doors open 5:00 pm; game starts 7:00 pm
  • Price: $7
  • Where: War Memorial Gym

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