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November 12, 2019
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Events: Nov 12 to 17

This week, compete in some aquatic challenges, buy books for a good cause, and attend the latest UBC Theatre production. 

UBC United Way Books Sale

Why you should go

Come support a good cause by buying some used books for charity! 


The Faculty of Education and Education Library have partnered with United Way to find these used books a new home. There will be a variety of books for sale by donations starting from $1 for paperbacks and $2 for hardcovers. Make sure to bring your own bags as well to take your new books home! There will also be live entertainment and refreshments for all who drop by.     

  • When: Wed, Nov 13 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Price: Books start at $1

  • Where: Neville Scarfe Building, Foyer

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UBC Theatre: Timothy Findley’s The Wars

Why you should go

Immerse yourself deep inside the mind of a Canadian soldier in World War I.


Based on Timothy Findley's 1977 novel and adapted by Dennis Garnhum, The Wars tells the story of Robert Ross, who trades his comfortable Canadian life for trenches in WWI. This play, staged by the BFA graduating class of 2020 and directed by Lois Anderson, plunges the audience into the mind of the soldier battling the reality of war. More info.  

  • When: Wed to Sat until Nov 23 | 7:30 pm 

  • Price: $11.50 

  • Where: Frederic Wood Theatre

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Water Wars

Why you should go

Escape from the cold and dip into the pool to compete in a variety of challenges!


UBC Recreation is back with another way to relieve some of that end-of-semester stress. Grab 5 to 7 of your friends and get ready to compete with others at the pool in this year’s Water Wars. Starting off with opening ceremonies, the teams will participate in various games in a round-robin style tournament. Registration closes on Nov 12 at 5:00 pm. More info.

  • When: Thu, Nov 14 | 6:00 - 11:00 pm 

  • Price: $120 per team

  • Where: UBC Aquatic Centre

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Headshots by Donation

Why you should go

Get a new headshot taken and support a great cause!


UBC Photosoc and the UBC United Way Campaign have partnered to provide professional and affordable headshots for students by donation. There is no need to book in advance, simply drop by the Photosoc studio in the Life Building and grab a new LinkedIn picture!  

  • When: Fri, Nov 15 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 

  • Price: By donation (suggested donation of $10)

  • Where: UBC Life Building Basement, Room 0013

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Marketing Redefined

Why you should go

This conference will give students the opportunity to look at marketing through a new lens.


UBC’s only marketing club is back with an all faculties marketing conference! Join other students for an action packed day that will feature a keynote speaker from Amazon and 9 exciting workshops from various industries. There will also be giveaways and prizes that attendees have a chance to win! More info.

  • When: Sat, Nov 16 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm 

  • Price: $35 

  • Where: Ponderosa Ballroom

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