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Graduate Student Society – UBC Vancouver

http://gss.ubc.ca

July 2019

GSS Summer Pitch and Putt

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Queen Elizabeth Pitch & Putt, 4600 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4 Canada
CA$5.00 - CA$10.00

Join the GSS in this new adventure! Queen Elizabeth Park Pitch & Putt offers beautiful views of the city, as well as an excellent way of enjoying the natural beauty of the park. The 18 short, contoured par 3s (none over 110 yards) are set along a course where there are no hazards in play, making this a perfect course for those new to the game. We will be putting together the foursomes and emailing the tee-time information to each…

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August 2019

GSS Summer Hike: St. Mark’s Summit

August 10 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm PDT
Cypress Mountain, 6000 Cypress Bowl Rd West
Vancouver, BC V0N 1G0 Canada
CA$15.00 - CA$18.00

Get out there and experience the Canadian great outdoors! St. Mark’s Summit at Cypress is the perfect day-hike on a sunny Vancouver summer day. Walking through beautiful forest, the viewpoints of Bowen Island and The Lions along the way keep things interesting. Then there is the summit itself with a breathtaking view of Howe Sound! What to Expect THIS IS A INTERMEDIATE HIKE! With over 460m in elevation gain and 11 kms round trip, we recommend the following: Shoes/boots with…

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GSS Orientation 2019- Pancake Breakfast

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
GSS Courtyard, 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
Free

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

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GSS Orientation 2019- Campus Tours

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
GSS Courtyard, 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
Free

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.

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GSS Orientation 2019- Museum of Anthropology Tours

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
GSS Courtyard, 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
Free

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…

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GSS Orientation 2019- Koerner’s Happy Hour

August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
6371 Crescent Rd, 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada

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

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September 2019

GSS Orientation 2019- Speed Friending Social

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
GSS Loft-4th floor Room 4202, 6133 University Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
Free

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…

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GSS Orientation 2019- Hike to Lighthouse Park

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm PDT
Lighthouse Park, 4902 Beacon Ln
West Vancouver, BC V7W 1K5 Canada

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

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GSS Orientation 2019- Pancake Breakfast 2.0

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
GSS Courtyard, 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
Free

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!

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GSS Orientation 2019- Sunset Boat Cruise

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
Fairweather Cruises, Plaza of Nations Marina
Vancouver, BC V6B 5E7 Canada

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.

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GSS Orientation 2019- Dog Mountain Hike

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

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 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

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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