Past Events

  • Apply by November 1: We’re Hiring an English Conversation Program Assistant

    The UBC Learning Exchange is hiring a Program Assistant for our English Conversation Program (ECP). The ECP is a core program of the Learning Exchange, offering not only free, accessible and effective English practice for low-income Canadian citizens and newcomers, but also the opportunity for residents of the neighbourhood to build confidence and personal capacity […]
  • Apply by October 13: We’re Hiring a Learning Lab Assistant

    The UBC Learning Exchange is hiring a Learning Lab Program Assistant to work closely with our Community Animator in empowering and supporting patrons to step outside their comfort zone and engage in a variety of learning-orientated activities that develop their interests, capacity and leadership. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to develop expertise […]
  • May 3rd: The Last Geisha Film Screening

      As part of the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society’s explorAsian2016 Festival, the UBC Learning Exchange is hosting a film screening and discussion of The Last Geisha, directed by Makoto Yasuhara. The film recounts the story of the last geisha in Yoshiwara, Japan. There are many misconceptions about the geisha. These talented artists have long […]
  • Feb 18: One Mo’Town Music Fair

    On Thursday, February 18th, you are invited to join us at the UBC Learning Exchange when we transform our building into an interactive, musical space. This day-long community music fair will feature a variety of activities, workshops, and performances showcasing a rich line-up of talent from the Downtown Eastside. There will be a wide range […]
  • Oct 29 – Open Spaces: The Musical

    As part of the 12th annual Heart of the City Festival, the UBC Learning Exchange presents: Open Spaces - The Musical! Join us for a nourishing evening of music and culture that celebrates our rich local talents. From open mic to live performances – including jazz piano, poetry, drumming and more – there’s something for everyone. All will be revealed on the night!
  • July 7-21 Community Hearts Exhibition

    Come explore this interactive exhibition featuring works by Indigenous Women Artists and local community members. Meet the artists, try your hand at crafts, and hear the stories created as the artists and community members journeyed through a 20-week workshop series together.