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February 2017

Sun
26
Feb
Networking
Alumni Gathering in Thailand

On Sunday, February 26th, UBC alumni in Thailand will meet at 5:00 pm for the Cup Final of the Bangkok International Rugby Tens tournament which is organized by UBC alumnus, Eddie Evans. Post-match we will continue on to the Bangers Beer Garden for drinks, food and live music. The tournament takes place at Bangkok Patana School, 643 Lasalle Road (Sukhumvit 105) Bangna, Bangkok.

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Wed
22
Feb
Networking
Canadian University Alumni – Soirée “Cabane à Sucre” in Paris

In the bitter cold of winter, come warm up and join fellow UBC and other Canadian University Alumni for a Québecois “cabane à sucre” after-work soirée. Poutine, Québecois beers and several other Canadian specialties will be on sale plus some fun games to be played.

Event co-organised by alumni of McGill, UQAM, Université de Montréal, Polytechnique, HEC Montréal, Laval, University of Toronto, Western, Waterloo, Queen’s and University of British Columbia.

Online registration open to all Canadian University Alumni and their guests on Eventbrite.

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Tue
21
Feb
Other
Science and innovation in BC: What’s on your agenda?

From sustainability to technology to science education to health care, what are the key innovation opportunities and challenges facing BC? What investments will boost our economy and improve British Columbians’ quality of life? Join us as a panel of UBC researchers highlight key science and tech issues in the lead up to BC’s 2017 election.

Cost: $10 per person. Includes one drink and hors d’oeuvres.

Questions? Please contact Victoria Poon at 604-827-5831 or victoria.poon@ubc.ca.

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Mon
20
Feb
Workshop
Job Search Workshop
Veronica Widmer, Alumni Career Coach, UBC Sauder

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017 - Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 9:30am - 3:30pm PST daily.

Take a proactive step with your job search. Participate in an intensive and interactive, three-day workshop designed to streamline your efforts and get you the career results you want.

You’ll complete daily activities and learn how to:

  • Focus your job search
  • Target your resume and cover letters
  • Research and navigate the job market
  • Prepare for and practice interviews

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Sat
18
Feb
Networking
Winter Season Hotpot Night in Hong Kong

alumni UBC Hong Kong would like to invite you to a night of Hotpot Dinner!

We will have a casual and entertaining night as we celebrate Chinese New Year together. With an all-you-can-eat food menu, don’t restrain yourself from feasting on your appetite and feel free to eat as you wish!

This annual winter season hotpot will give everyone a chance to get to know one another. We will be having mini-activities to mix it up throughout the dinner. This will definitely keep you busy and help you meet a new friend or two!

Saturday, February 18, 2017
7:00-9:00 pm

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Thu
16
Feb
Networking
In Conversation with UBC President & Vice-Chancellor Prof. Santa J. Ono – North Shore

Professor Santa Ono recently took office as the 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. In a series of In Conversation events, presented by alumni UBC, Professor Ono will share his early priorities and interests as well as gather input from alumni and friends on how we can continue to strengthen our university.

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