Alumni Events

UBC Dialogues

UBC DialoguesUBC Alumni Affairs is coming to your community to engage in a dialogue and knowledge exchange about the issues that matter most to you.

Join us in your community and hear how UBC’s interdisciplinary research and teaching are addressing some of these complex societal issues.

Coming Soon:

Body image: Is fat all in our heads?

JANUARY 24 • North Shore, Kay Meek Centre

Fountain of youth: How do we  live longer, and better?
FEBRUARY 7 • Surrey Arts Centre

Sustainability: Are you seeing  red in the push to “go green”?
MARCH 1 • Coquitlam, Evergreen Cultural Centre

For more information, or to find out about more UBC Dialogues, visit

UBC Desert Days

March 13-15, 2012 in Palm Springs California

UBC Desert Days 2012With a tour of the Palm Springs Art Museum; a reception  with UBC President, Stephen Toope; the Sixth Annual Desert Classic Golf Tournament and Dinner; and the opportunity to attend a day of tennis at the BNP Paribas Tournament, UBC Desert Days 2012 offers something for everyone.  For more information about the event, email UBC Alumni Affairs at or call 800.883.3088.

If you spend part of the year in Palm Desert, please update your seasonal address with us (visit to make sure that you’re on the list when email invitations go out for this exciting week of events.

Okanagan Events

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

DECEMBER 3, 6:30-9:30 pm
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? offers an exceptional opportunity to break bread with people you might not otherwise have the chance to talk with one-on-one. Community and campus leaders will host dinner parties of eight in their homes. Tickets are $100 and include a fabulous meal, wine  and engaging conversation. This is a great  way to support the students of the Okanagan campus (proceeds go to the Okanagan Alumni Endowment Fund).

UBC Community Curling Funspiel

Register as an individual or with a team for a day of all-Canadian winter fun. Show your UBC spirit and make this another successful fundraiser for student leadership awards. The cost ($45 for adults, $25 for current students) includes an optional curling lesson, all equipment, plus breakfast, lunch and prizes for everyone. Space is limited.

To register or find out more about either of these events, please visit the website or contact Erica Triggs ( / 250.807.9360).


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