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GSS Softball League 2019

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - August 21 @ 9:00 pm PDT

The annual GSS Softball League is back! Gather your teammates and dig out your gloves because registration opens on April 29th. Teams must consist of at least 9 athletes, 2 of the opposite gender in the field at all times. Registration is open to all UBC Graduate Students with each team allowed 3 “imports” total of non-graduate students – family, undergrads, faculty, etc. Teams are capped at 25 athletes. Please note you must register with a team, we do not place…

salsa lessons

Salsa Lessons for Grads by UBC Rueda Club

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - August 21 @ 9:00 pm PDT

The Rueda Club at UBC meets weekly to provide students, community members, and salsa enthusiasts an opportunity to try out this fun and high-energy dance.

Pancake breakfast

GSS Orientation 2019- Pancake Breakfast

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Rise early and jump start your day as the GSS team cooks up a storm of tasty pancakes for Grad Students.

Campus Tours

GSS Orientation 2019- Campus Tours

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

Learn your way around campus and definitely the spots you will need to know as a Grad Student at UBC. Our guides are current UBC Grad Students with the inside knowledge so ask away.

Museum of Anthropology Tours

GSS Orientation 2019- Museum of Anthropology Tours

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

Visit one of UBC’s premier museums, the Museum of Anthropology! The MOA houses one of the world’s finest displays of NorthWest Coast First Nations art and also features extensive collections from around the world. Your guide will take you on a 1 hour journey through the Museum featuring the Northwest Coast First Nations exhibits, the Multiversity Galleries, the Koerner European Ceramics Collection and current temporary exhibitions. Tours are limited to Incoming Grad Students and are free, please RSVP for your…

Koerner's Social

GSS Orientation 2019- Koerner’s Happy Hour

August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

The GSS is taking YOU to Koerner’s Pub where we will be celebrating the incoming Grad Students!

GSS Orientation 2019- Speed Friending Social

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

Don’t miss this fun opportunity to make new friends! Join the GSS for Speed Friending to start off your UBC Grad Experience the right way! Conveniently located on campus in the GSS Loft in the AMS Nest (Rm 4202). Check out the grad student space while sipping on some drinks and mixing and mingling with new and continuing grad students. The format for Speed Friending is very similar to speed dating with some extra activities and social time thrown in. We’ll…

Lighthouse Park

GSS Orientation 2019- Hike to Lighthouse Park

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm PDT

THIS IS AN EASY HIKE WITH MINIMAL ELEVATION! With over minimal gain in elevation gain and 3.3 kms roundtrip this hike in considered a short hike

Pancake breakfast

GSS Orientation 2019- Pancake Breakfast 2.0

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Rise early and jump start your day as the GSS team cooks up a storm of tasty pancakes for Grad Students.

*This event is free, no tickets required. Please RSVP!

Sunset Boat Cruise

GSS Orientation 2019- Sunset Boat Cruise

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT

Join us for the PREMIER GSS Graduate Student Orientation event and set sail with 200 of your newest UBC friends.

Sunsets, great music, and sights of sparkling city lights. The weather is beautiful, the city is bustling and you will be on a boat with 200 of your newest UBC friends.

Dog Mountain Hike

GSS Orientation 2019- Dog Mountain Hike

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT

Get out and experience the Canadian great outdoors! The Dog Mountain Trail is a short, easy hike from Mount Seymour that offers a spectacular view of Vancouver on a clear day!

5 Pin Bowling

GSS Orientation 2019 – 5 pin Bowling Night

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT

Join fellow graduate students in this fun Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling Night in the heart of Commercial Drive! (just a five minute walk from the Sky train). We have reserved the upper floor at Grandview Lanes, Vancouver’s staple bowling alley for the past 70 years, for this 5-pin, glow-in-the-dark bowling experience, exclusively for UBC Grad Students! Notes: Shoes will be provided at the entrance Each lane takes up to 6 people * To avoid EventBrite fees, in-person payment at the GSS Office…

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