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December 3 – Google Maps Workshop

What:  In this workshop you will learn — How to search for businesses, addresses, places, coordinates and geographic features How to get directions by car, by public transit, walking and bicycling How to print and share Google maps More useful tips When:  Monday, December 3rd, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free […]

November 26 – Dropbox Workshop

What:  In this workshop you will learn — How to use a web-based file hosting service How to upload files How to store files How to share these files with friends When:  Monday, November 26th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street More Info: For details phone 604.408.5164

November 19 – Resume Formatting Workshop

What:  In this workshop you will learn some resume writing tips and how to — work with resume templates format text and bullets save your resume as a PDF attach a resume in an email upload your resume to a company’s website When:  Monday, November 19th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at […]

November 5 – Desktop and MS Word Review

What: Do you know the basics of Microsoft Word?  If so, this workshop is for you. Come along and learn some new helpful tips and take a review of what you already know about MS Word and the Desktop. When:  Monday, November 5th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning […]

October 29 – Resume Writing Workshop Part 1

What: Resume Writing – learn how to compose a resume. This workshop will help you put together a resume, show you what to include, and explain what employers are looking for. When: Monday, October 29th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street For more information […]

October 27 – Heart of the City Festival

What:  Passion for Learning is an interactive exhibition of images, personal stories and quotes on the theme of passion for learning, created in collaboration by Downtown Eastside residents and UBC students. Come and join the conversation. What does ‘learning’ mean to you? If you could learn any one new thing, what would it be? How […]

October 22 – File Extensions and Converting Files – Workshop

What: Bring along your questions to this workshop and learn about file extensions and how to convert common files like PDF, JPG, DOC and more When: Monday, 22nd October, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street For more information please call 604.408.5164

September 17 – Birthday Card Design Workshop

What: Learn how to design creative birthday cards using MS Publisher — customize birthday card templates, insert pictures and format text boxes When: Monday, September 17th 1:30-3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street For more information please call 604.408.5164

September 10 – Introduction to Troubleshooting

What: Troubleshooting Workshop — Learn some DIY!! This workshop will help you discover how to solve some basic computer software and hardware problems When: Monday, September 10th Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street For more information please call 604.408.5164

October 16-19 – Sign Up for Basic Computer Workshops

What: Workshops for absolute beginners and computer novices. Sign-up: October 16 – 19, 1:00pm-5:00pm Workshop Times: October 30 – December 4, Tuesday mornings Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street More Info: For details phone 604.408.5164 or click here.

July 23 – Create Your Own You Tube Library

What:  Explore the world of YouTube – Learn how to create your own YouTube library, file your favorite videos and post your videos online Time:  Monday, July 23rd – 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register:  Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost:  Free Where:  UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street For more information please call 604.408.5164

Using Excel to Create Basic Budgets

What: Use Excel to create a basic budget – learn how to create a simple worksheet using  Microsoft Excel. Time: Monday July 16th – 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street For more information please call 604.408.5164

Introduction to Facebook Workshop

What: Introduction to Facebook Workshop – learn about the basic features of facebook such as publishing pictures, adding friends, security and much more… Time: Monday July 9th – 1:30 – 3:30 pm Register: Call the front desk at 604.408.5164 Cost: Free Where: UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street For more information please call 604.408.5164

Alumni Reconnect and Share Tips

Alumni Reconnect and Share Tips

The UBC Learning Exchange’s first ever Alumni Facilitator’s Event was held in January. Despite the snowfall, there was a good turn out as facilitators from both the ESL program and the Contributing Through Computers program gathered together for food, coffee, and good conversation in the plaza lounge at UBC Robson Square. Following brief opening remarks […]

February 15th – ESL Interview Skills Workshop

Learn how to do an English interview.