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University Relations publishes The Exchange as an email newsletter distributed to faculty and staff on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Current edition: June 6, 2018

Current edition: June 6, 2018

Current Edition:
June 6, 2018

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School of Social Work Day of Caring helps families and builds new traditions

Day of Caring students-turned-construction-experts (from left to right): Kira Robertson, Natasha Hass, Brittany Taylor and Chelsey Forsyth.

Over 20 UBC social work students came out on January 22, to bring a new beginning for one family. At the inaugural Day of Caring a group of individuals from the Okanagan campus' School of Social Work, the United Way of the Central Okanagan and the Stepping Stones Counselling Group joined together to paint and […]

Equity Enhancement Fund applications due March 15

Members of the campus community have until March to apply to the Equity Enhancement Fund -- a program established to help provide funding for new initiatives designed to enhance equity at UBC. In 2009 and 2010 the fund provided a total of $10,500 to the following Okanagan campus initiatives: Department of Critical Studies: commemoration activities […]

Career week events: work your BA

This is a week-long series of events aimed at helping Bachelor of Arts students learn more about their career options. Students have the opportunity to take part in a variety of art-focused workshops and sessions next week. From discovering personal brands, to buliding job-winning résumés, the Career Centre is helping students build on their post-graduation […]

Reminder: challenging new computer skills sessions being offered by Continuing Studies

"So you think you know it all," is a fast-paced, informal and challenging new software skills booster available to the campus community. Personal IT trainer Rob Mellalieu will cover a broad range of topics in this challenging and interesting session. Sample topics covered include: Microsoft Excel number formats, Microsoft Word styles, Microsoft Publisher linked text boxes, […]

President's Service Award for Excellence nominations open until Feb. 28

Do you know staff members with 10 years of service who have made outstanding contributions to UBC and personal achievements? Nominate them for the President's Service Award for Excellence, the top award for UBC staff members. UBC staff, faculty and students are invited to submit nominations. This year's nomination deadline is February 28. Okanagan University […]

Reminder: graduation applications now being accepted

Please encourage students to apply for graduation as soon as possible if they plan to graduate this spring. Applications must be submitted regardless of whether students intend to participate in the June 2011 Convocation Ceremony. Graduation applications are available via the online Student Service Centre from now until Monday Feb. 28. To find out more visit […]