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Lunar New Year celebration
January 27, 2020
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Events: Jan 27 to Feb 2

This week, learn about masculine norms, hear from women in entrepreneurship, and participate in Lunar New Year celebrations.  

SAAM: Masculinity Monday - Let’s Talk: Masculinity & Mental Health

Why you should go

Have an open conversation with peers about de-stigmatizing what it means to be masculine.


As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), this workshop will explore the mental health challenges posed by masculine norms. This event will draw together research and shared lived experiences to chart a course towards a liberatory vision of masculinity for all. 

  • When: Mon, Jan 27 | 5:00 - 7:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: AMS Nest, Room 2306

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Chinese Language Program - 2020 Lunar New Year Celebration

Why you should go

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with food, music, and activities.


The Chinese Language Program, co-hosted by UBC Chinese Music Club & UBC Asian Studies, is hosting a celebration for the start of the Year of the Rat. This event will highlight the large diversity of students who celebrate Lunar New Year and showcase various performances and activities. This fun-packed event is an amazing way to not only celebrate but also learn about and experience different cultures.

  • When: Tue, Jan 28 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: AMS Nest, Lower Atrium

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My Career Story: Journeys in Entrepreneurship 

Why you should go

Hear from UBC alum who are creating careers for themselves as entrepreneurs. 


Join fellow UBC alumni and students for a special afternoon session where you’ll hear from a panel of distinguished women entrepreneurs. They'll share some of the lessons they've learned along their entrepreneurial journeys, including mistakes they made. Don’t miss this opportunity to build your network and your career confidence, while exploring whether entrepreneurship could be the right path for you. More info.

  • When: Wed, Jan 29 | 4:30 - 6:30 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Robert H. Alumni Centre, Welcome Centre 


Second Annual Art + Memory + Justice Symposium 

Why you should go

Join fellow students in a unique event that showcases various forms of art and their meanings. 


This event is a student-led, interactive, conversational, and salon-style symposium showcasing the creative work of those engaged in the field of transformative memory and justice. Light food and refreshments will be provided at this event as well. More info.

  • When: Thu, Jan 30 | 4:00 - 8:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Liu Institute for Global Issues

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UBC Rec - Esport Championship

Why you should go

Kick-off your gaming career at this free tournament!


UBC Recreation in partnership with the UBC Esports Association challenges you to participate in this one-of-a-kind event to become the undisputed Super Smash Bros Ultimate champion on campus. Beginners, intermediate, and experienced players are all welcome. Don't feel like playing? Feel free to come down and watch all the action first hand. Registration ends on Jan 27 at 5:00 pm, and is open to teams of 2. More info.

  • When: Sat, Feb 1 | 12:00 - 8:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Ponderosa Ballroom

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