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Looking for something new to listen to? The alumni UBC Podcast brings you hundreds of hours of audio, featuring prominent speakers including Dr. Gabor Maté, Homa Hoodfar, Jeremy Rifkin, and Waneek Horn-Miller; as well as insightful discussions about current issues, such as healthy aging, the changing views of masculinity, and the future of the Southern resident killer whales. It also covers topics related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Our My Financial Life mini-series covered a variety of topics related to personal finance. You can sign up to receive email notifications when new episodes are released.

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A work-optional life and early retirement seems like an unattainable yet sought after goal for most people. Can a successful investment strategy give you the freedom to live the lifestyle of your choosing, even in today’s uncertain economy and...
What is an investment portfolio? What assets make up an investment portfolio and how diversified should it be to be successful? What important factors should you consider when creating your own investment portfolio?
New to the investing game? Trying to make sense of the different investing strategies and asset allocation for a diversified portfolio? Need help with creating a financial plan for your future? Working with a financial advisor has many benefits on...
Car-sharing has become a flexible and affordable transportation solution that is appealing to more and more people every day and shifting previous trends of personal car ownership. Sponsored by Evo Car Share.
In this episode, host Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program is joined by Kari Marken, PhD’19, a lecturer at the UBC Sauder School of Business.
In this episode, host Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program is joined by Carina Koo, BCom Candidate‘23, and Chirag Jadhwani, BCom Candidate'22, hosts of the podcast, “The Empathy Show”. 
In this episode, host Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with alumnus and serial entrepreneur Grant Munro, BSc'01.
In this episode, host Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, Manager of alumni UBC's Career Program speaks with alumnus Zain Meghji, BA'00.
In this episode, host Nicole Yeasting, BA ’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with Leah Allinger Pezer, BA’02. Leah is a Researcher at the University of Calgary and Principal CoFounder at Lead the Future. She shares her experience as...
In this episode, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with Dr. Wendy Carr MEd’97, Professor of Teaching and Senior Advisor to the Dean of the Faculty of Education at UBC, about how to define and build...
In this episode, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, Manager of alumni UBC's Career Program, speaks with Magdalena Blasiak, BA'99, a UBC alumna, Certified Leadership Coach, Project Management Professional, and owner of Shine Forward Consulting about what...
Do you want to feel inspired and motivated? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. 'Your Next Career Step' is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two...
Are you interested in going on an internship abroad and learning more about what the benefits are for your personal, professional, and academic life? Or maybe you are already getting ready to go on an international internship or study abroad program...
Alumni who came to UBC as international students share stories of their career journeys and give their insights on how they made the transition from UBC to the Canadian workplace.
On March 10, 2020, Dean Blye Frank, UBC Faculty of Education, hosted a special talk and panel discussion on mental health, featuring Humble The Poet. Humble The Poet (Kanwer Singh) is a former school teacher turned into a best-selling author,...
The video game industry supports over 48,000 full time roles in Canada, which tells us there is a huge opportunity not just in work directly related to game development, but in non-technical roles as well. Industry professionals discuss the good,...
Considering entrepreneurship as a potential career direction? Hear from a panel of distinguished women who will share stories from their entrepreneurial journeys. Hear about mistakes they made and some of the lessons they learned along the way....
In December 2019, alumni UBC launched a year-long series that will connect and engage alumni around the theme of leadership. The series kicked off in Vancouver with an evening where UBC alumni gathered to network and learn from high-profile industry...
There is a common misconception that the only way to get a job in Tech is to have a Computer Science degree. However, as the world of work continues to see an increase in technological advances, so do the opportunities to grow in a Tech career....
Don't miss this in-depth conversation with alumnae leaders as they share their career journeys, offer advice and propose new ideas and ways of thinking about the workplace. Discover how they have broken barriers, achieved success and are building a...