Submissions for the 2016 edition of the UBC Journal of Political Studies (JPS) are now open to current undergraduate students in any discipline.
2pm to 4pm on 19th (Mon) October 2015. In the Asian Centre Auditorium (1871 West Mall).
Is there such a thing as a “bad” Asian Canadian? The ACAM faculty, staff, and students invite you to explore this philosophical question with Jen Sung through personal storytelling and her decade-long flirtation with art + community activism.
2016 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme Recruitment – A Chance to Live, Work and Learn in Japan
Recruitment for the 2016 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is currently underway. Of the 54 participants sent from British Columbia, this past summer, over half (24) were former UBC students. We hope we will continue to receive many strong candidates from UBC for next year.
February 12-20, 2016.
The purpose of this program is to promote deeper mutual trust and understanding between the people of Japan and Canada as a basis for future friendship and cooperation, and to enhance the global understanding of Japan’s society, history, diverse cultures, politics, and foreign policy. Twenty-four exemplary students from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver and Okanagan) and the University of Victoria will be selected based on their academic and leadership achievements, as well as on their sense of purpose in participating in this visit to Japan.
This conference has been called to re-examine the widely held assumption that modern Buddhism is Buddhism with Western characteristics and to attempt to map out a better paradigm for explaining the modernization of Buddhism. It takes seriously the concept of globalization: Buddhist transformation in Asia and in the West are not seen as distinct but as related taking place in communication across multiple nodes that cross East-West lines.
Interested in research, but don’t know where to start? Become a mentee with Undergraduate Research Opportunities (URO). URO runs the Research Experience Program (REX) during the UBC school year from September until March, with the aim of encouraging and facilitating undergraduate students into research. Mentees will be paired up with mentors who are experts in […]
Are you an undergraduate from the US, Canada, Australia or the UK who is studying a language and who has either just left or is just about to travel abroad for a study, work or volunteer placement for three months or more? If so, consider participating in this research about your information experience and use […]
Call for volunteers:Calling all volunteers who are curious about the lesser-known history of BC. If you can speak either English, Cantonese or Mandarin, and are willing to be trained to qualify as the “Cultural Ambassadors” of the Pacific Canada Heritage Centre (PCHC), please read on.In support of the Centennial Anniversary of the Ing Suey Sung […]