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Graduate Student Society – UBC Vancouver


September 2019

GSS Orientation 2019- Dog Mountain Hike

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT
Mount Seymour, Seymour Road
Vancouver, BC V7G 1L3 Canada
Dog Mountain Hike

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!

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GSS Academic Writing Bootcamp

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
Thea’s Lounge (2nd floor), 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada

Separate yourself from distractions and non-research responsibilities, and surround yourself with a community of writers at the GSS’s one-day academic bootcamp on September 21st, hosted by the award-winning instructor and editor Dr. Letitia Henville

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Fall 2019- French 101 Class Off Campus

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - November 26 @ 6:00 pm PDT
BC Children’s Hospital- Room 3113, 950 W 28th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4 Canada
CA$75.00 - CA$95.00

French 101 is back for off-campus students! This class offers an introduction to French, one of Canada’s official languages. Learn to speak basic French in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere through this interactive class combined with one-on-one lessons.

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GSS Lunch and Learn: Career Curiosity

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT
Thea’s Lounge, 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada

Wondering where to get started with exploring career options? Not sure how to connect your graduate degree to career paths? This workshop will help students at the Masters and PhD level to identify areas of interest, articulate skills, and develop strategies for the job search process.

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GSS Meet Your Candidates

September 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Thea’s Lounge, UBC Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada

Meet your local candidates for the Canadian Federal Election. In just over a month Canada goes to the polls in 338 ridings across the country in the 2019 Federal Election. On September 25 the GSS is giving you an opportunity to meet local candidates from the main political parties and quiz them about their policy platforms, so you can get informed about the key issues before you cast your vote. This will be an informal round table event, rather than…

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GSS Orientation 2019 – 5 pin Bowling Night

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Grandview Lanes, 2195 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5N 4B3 Canada
CA$10.00 - CA$15.00
5 Pin Bowling

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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October 2019

GSS Archery Tag

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm PDT
6-Pack Beach, 13180 Mitchell Rd #115
Richmond, BC V6V 1M8 Canada
CA$20.00 - CA$25.00

Your heart pounds… Your fingers are tense on the bow.. You peak around the corner of a foam boulder and eye your target. His back is to you… Without a second thought you draw your bow and let fire! WOOSH! Fack! It went nowhere… archery is hard! Channel your inner Katniss by taking part in Archery Tag® — a fast paced game similar to paintball but with bows and arrows instead of painful balls of paint. Imagine three heart-pumping and…

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