Students at UBC Rec Gladiator 2017
October 7, 2019
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Events: Oct 7 to 14

This week, network with employers at Career Days, grab a group of friends and take on the Gladiator course challenge, and destress with yoga.

Career Days

Why you should go

Find your dream job and meet over 100 employers from various industries over this 2-day event. 


Update your resume because Career Days is back! You’ll get the chance to network with employers and learn about organizations looking to recruit. With around 100 employers, there is bound to be something for everyone.

  • When: Tue, Oct 8 & Wed, Oct 9 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

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Wednesday Bookstore Market

Why you should go

You can get fresh produce straight from the UBC Farm—it doesn't get more local than that.


This weekly market brings the delicious produce, herbs, and flowers from the UBC Farm straight to you to grab between classes! The last market of the year is Oct 30, so check out the UBC Bookstore on Wednesdays around lunchtime before then.

  • When: Wed, Oct 9 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

  • Price: Cost of produce

  • Where: In front of UBC Bookstore

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Yoga on the Mall

Why you should go

Take a break from your studies and join others to stretch the stress away!


Join yoga teacher Cathy High as she leads a free yoga class open to all levels. This class will help you relax from the midterm stress and bring serenity to your crazy life. Don’t forget to bring your own mat—and a friend to enjoy this event with!

  • When: Wed, Oct 9 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Fairview Commons 

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Why you should go

Nintendo fans unite! Team up and see if you are victorious against the Mario Universe-themed obstacle course.


Here’s another UBC Fall Classic that challenges even the toughest of opponents. Challengers will compete in a variety of Gladiator-style activities against other teams to see who stands victorious. Grab a group of friends and join the fun! Registration closes Mon, Oct 7 at 5:00 pm, but if you miss the deadline you can still come cheer on the teams.

  • When: Thu, Oct 10 | 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Price: $120 per team (free to watch)

  • Where: Student Recreation Centre (SRC)

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Header photo credit: Jarek Tan / UBC Recreation