Spotlight

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    Seniors Helping Seniors

    This past spring the Learning Exchange and Vancouver Second Mile Society’s tried to address senior citizens being left out of the new digital world, with the seniors themselves leading the way.
  • The Year of the Horse

    To celebrate the Lunar New Year, a diversity of UBC Learning Exchange program participants came together to create a magnificent tin, brass and copper horse lantern from recycled materials. The lantern took shape under the direction of artists Heather Dawn Jones and Jason Paularitis, supported by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver. Input from seniors […]
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    Conference Gives Economics Students a Lot to Think About

    On January 25, 2014, the Learning Exchange hosted the UBC Economics Student Association’s Livability in Vancouver conference. The event brought together a variety of groups, including UBC students, representatives of the City of Vancouver, Downtown Eastside community groups and local residents. Through a range of panels, the event promoted an understanding of the complex issues […]
  • Exchange Student at the Learning Exchange

    Looking back over her fall term at UBC, Yiyue Wang, a student from Wuhan in China, says, “Being a part of Learning Exchange is probably the best part of my study abroad experience.”
  • UBC Learning Exchange Annual Update 2012

    The 2011-12 academic year marked a significant turning point in the evolution of the Learning Exchange. This report will relate some of the impacts of our work by sharing stories and profiles of success.
  • Stories of the Diaspora

    On June 8th, 15-20 refugee youth joined local artists to share their experiences as newcomers in Canada.