Events and Notices


Events

Vancouver/Lower Mainland

The Next Step: Staying Competitive

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Learn how to take athletic principles off the field and apply them to your everyday life.

UBC Night with Whitecaps FC

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Wear your best Whitecaps FC and UBC Thunderbirds blue and join fellow UBC alumni, students, staff and faculty to cheer on the ‘Caps as they battle D.C. United at BC Place! Enjoy up to $14.00 in savings over single match ticket prices!

Sharing Knowledge and Breakthroughs in Cancer Prevention

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Cancer has affected most of us in some way. Please join us for a special evening with some of UBC’s leading-edge cancer prevention experts and find out about some of the breakthroughs that are currently taking place in this field.

UBC’s Hot Companies! hosted by SPARK Alumni Branch

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The SPARK entrepreneurship alumni branch is back for its second event. This time, the SPARK committee hopes to showcase upcoming business ventures from UBC’s very own alumni and students.

UBC Law Alumni Association Achievement Awards Dinner

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Please join UBC Law as they celebrate the outstanding achievements of some remarkable people.

UBC Dialogues: Burnaby

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The Next Step: Building Your Practice

Thursday, April 26, 2012

If you’re a highly trained health professional looking to get your practice off the ground, come learn from three UBC alumni with successful, established practices. They will share their experiences, offer warnings about risks to avoid and offer tips about how to get ahead.

Alumni Weekend 2012

Saturday, May 26, 2012

That’s right, Alumni Weekend is back with tours of UBC’s amazing attractions (the Blue Whale, MOA, the Botanical Garden), classes (without quizzes) with your favourite professors, reunions, spectacular kid events and much more.


Victoria, BC

UBC Dialogues: Victoria

Monday, May 7, 2012


Barrie, ON

Pub Night in Barrie

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Don’t miss this chance to meet, mingle and network with fellow UBC alumni residing in the Barrie area, and also challenge your brain with trivia for a chance to win UBC prizes.


Boston

Pan-Canadian University Alumni Reception in Boston

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The New England-Canada Business Council in Partnership with the Consulate General of Canada invite alumni of Canadian universities to a Pan-Canadian University Alumni Reception.


Denver

Denver Meet and Mingle Event

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Don’t miss this chance to meet, mingle and network with fellow UBC alumni residing in the Denver area.


Los Angeles

All-Canadian Alumni Event in Los Angeles

Saturday March 31, 2012

Join other Canadian alumni for “What it takes to be a Canadian Entrepreneur Abroad,” featuring Peter Thomas (Founder, Century 21 Real Estate Canada Ltd).


New York

New York UBC Alumni Happy Hour

April 26, 2012

Please join us for the first UBC NYC Alumni Happy Hour.


Washington, D.C.

All-Canada University Alumni Event

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Join other Canadian university grads for the 36th annual All-Canada University Alumni Reception in Washington, DC.


Reunions

Chemistry

UBC Chemistry Alumni Reunion

Saturday, May 12, 2012


Dentistry

UBC Dentistry DMD Class of 1982 Reunion

Friday, June 22-23, 2012

The Cove Lakeside Resort


Forestry

UBC Forestry Class of 1952 60th Reunion

May 2012

Vancouver, BC

UBC Forestry Class of 1972 40th Reunion

May 25-27

Parksville, BC

UBC Forestry Class of 1956 56th Reunion

June 20-21

Sydney, BC

UBC Forestry Class of 1962 50th Reunion

September 19-20

For information on any of these reunions, please contact Caely-Ann McNabb at caely-ann.mcnabb@ubc.ca or 604-822-8787.


Sauder School of Business

The Sauder BCom 1957 Reunion will take place on April 3, 2012. It will include a building tour with Dean Daniel Muzyka at 9:30am and brunch at the home of alumnus John Savage in West Vancouver.

The Sauder BCom 1982 Reunion will take place in October 2012. Details to come.

Planning for the Sauder BCom 1962 reunion is underway. Details to come.


Notices

A total of five athletes, two builders and two teams, including former UBC Thunderbird football coach Frank Smith, 1990s women’s volleyball sensation Joanne Ross and the 1960 men’s eight rowing crew will be formally inducted into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame at the annual Big Block Awards and Sports Hall of Fame Banquet April 4th at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

The banquet is open to all alumni and friends of UBC. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Steve.Bell-Irving@ubc.ca.


This year marks the 40th anniversary of university programs at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, BMSC. BMSC is a world-class teaching and research facility located on the outer west coast of Vancouver Island. Please visit their new alumni web site.

A BMSC 40th Anniversary event will be held September 1 & 2. Further details and registration information for the event can be found on their website.


UBC Consultation on Competitive Arrangements in Interuniversity Athletics

UBC is engaged in an initiative that is considering proposals for restructuring competitive arrangements in Canadian interuniversity athletics. You are invited to share your perspectives and advice on the proposals and questions in a preliminary report from this initiative.

For additional details and to provide your feedback on four questions, visit the consultation website.

Please submit your comments by March 26th.

Comment

4 comments

  1. Dean W. Blinn says:

    Does TREK MAGAZINE have a section for UBC graduates to
    update their locations and current news about their lives?

    1. Elizabeth Powell says:

      Hi Dean,

      Yes, we publish ‘Class Acts’ in the two print issues every year – Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. Send your update to trek.magazine@ubc.ca.

      If it’s a significant milestone, you might also be interested in the Milestones program.

  2. Dave Riddell says:

    Hi all,

    To those of you wishing to attend BMSC’s 40th Anniversary, please note that the dates have been revised from July 21 & 22 to September 1 & 2. Please update your calendars!

    Further details and registration information for the event can be found on our Alumni website.

    Hope to see you there!

    1. Elizabeth Powell says:

      Thanks for the update, Dave! I’ve revised the text in this post now.

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