• Two Graduate Student Jobs in the DTES: Apply by Aug 31

    The UBC Learning Exchange is hiring two graduate students to work closely with our Academic Director on research accessibility, knowledge exchange and evaluation in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: Graduate Research Assistant (1 year) – Works on issues of research in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, including the Making Research Accessible initiative. The project provides an excellent opportunity for […]
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Apply by Aug 31

    Graduate Research Assistant Project: Research in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Call for expressions of interest The UBC Learning Exchange is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) at Master’s or PhD level for one year to provide research support to the Academic Director. Applications are due August 31, 2017. Job summary The Learning Exchange is core to […]
  • It’s Not Quite a Wrap: Urban Ethnographic Field School Ends But the Learning Lives On

    Wrapping up their summer 2017 course with a highly interactive “Mini Conference”, the Urban Ethnographic Field School (UEFS) provided their partner community organizations, faculty, staff and students a unique way to learn about the many projects students collaborated on. Having held their classes at the UBC Learning Exchange for the past 7 years, where I […]
  • Learning Exchange Volunteers nominated for UBC Student Leader Recognition Event

    Five students, Maggie Miland, Matt Hume, Natalia Balyasnikova, Felix Tso and Melissa Morrison, who have volunteered at the UBC Learning Exchange, were nominated to attend this year’s UBC Student Leader Recognition event. This April 5th event hosted by the President’s Office recognized students whose sustained involvement has provided valuable contributions to the UBC Vancouver campus […]
  • Sitting Around the ‘Camp Fire’, Elder Roberta Price Inspires Hope and Compassion

    How do you heal from the painful experience and memories of being removed from your family and being forced to attend an Indian Residential School? That was the question on many people’s minds when they came to hear Elder Roberta Price share her experiences.
  • Binners’ Project is Honored by City of Vancouver

    It’s not every day that a municipality gives out awards to its citizens for their leadership. And it’s not every day that citizens who collect recyclables from our garbage are awarded the Greenest City Leadership Award. But that’s what happened on Feb. 28th when the Binners’ Project was honored with a 2017 Award of Excellence for their incredible efforts to divert waste, directly enhancing the City’s Greenest Action Plan goals.