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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: April 1, 2020

Current edition: April 1, 2020

Current Edition:
April 1, 2020


More Exchange news

Registration now open for Student Leadership Conference

All student leaders who work or volunteer on campus are invited to attend the fourth annual Student Leadership Conference, being held on Saturday, Nov. 6. The day's events feature information sessions on a variety of topics led by students, staff and faculty members. Interested students are encouraged to attend the conference. Attendees will meet student […]

Sustainability House consultations continue

Sustainability House consultations continue

Have a sustainability idea for the home that could make a big difference? Now is the time to speak up. The Sustainability House consultations organized by the Sustainability Office remain open and available online to the campus community. The campus' input is being sought to help provide a base of ideas about the Sustainability House's […]

Clean Spaces campaign reminds everyone to do the right thing

Clean Spaces campaign

"You're not at home anymore. Respect your campus and show it some love." The promotions are cheeky for the new Clean Spaces campaign, but they make a good point. The new campaign looks to remind students that they have a real stake in a clean campus, even appealing to students' bottom line in the case […]

New lounge for faculty and staff (ADM 115)

With a rescued wood floor, ceiling tiles re-used from the Library, and a complete recycling station, the faculty and staff lounge is part of the campus sustainability story -- and a great place to enjoy your lunch with friends.

For the past five years, the space formerly known as the Okanagan Room has been used for various functions, but it hasn't been a faculty lounge for a long time. That all changes this Friday morning, when ADM 115 opens as a well-appointed new lounge for faculty and staff. "Faculty and staff told us that […]

The Amazing Race returns on Nov. 8

After last year's success, the Amazing Race Health Challenge is returning to UBC on November 8. This year's challenges runs for five weeks with participants collecting points by competing in series of health challenges. Challenges might include exercising for 30 minutes, cooking something new, sorting out personal finances, completing a crossword puzzle or volunteering. A […]

Prospective domestic students' website launched

In the Know

Storytelling to help students make choices Now more than ever students are seeking new ways to learn about and connect with post-secondary options. While the latest technologies and social media have a pervasive influence, personal interaction remains highly valued. One way to bridge that divide is through storytelling. Storytelling is an important way to help […]