2003

  • FIX: The Story of an Addicted City returns to Vancouver

    This documentary movie tells the story of the city’s adoption of its four pillar drug policy approach and the struggle of drug users in the DTES to have their voices heard. Vancouver Location When: September 19 to 25 at 7 pm nightly Where: Van East Cinema (2290 Commercial Drive) Surrey Location When: September 19 to […]
  • A performance of "The Carnival of the Animals"

    Carnival of the Animals

    Carnival of the Animals On June 5, 2003, the UBC Learning Exchange sponsored and presented a performance of “The Carnival of the Animals” for 500 elementary school children at the Hastings Community School. “The Carnival of the Animals” by the French composer Camille Saint-Saens is a fantasy about the zoo, full of amusement and frolic. […]
  • Taking Education and Learning into Our Community

    In the August 2003 issue of UBC Reports, Margo Fryer, the Director of UBC Learning Exchange comments on Community Service Learning (CSL) in Canada. View the complete article, Taking Education and Learning into Our Community (.pdf) Original Source: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/ubcreports/2003/03aug07/education.html QuickFind Community Service Learning
  • The UBC Learning Exchange: the Academy in the World

    The feature article in the July issue of Informed, UBC’s Government Relations newsletter, is by Margo Fryer, the Director of the Learning Exchange. This article gives readers an account of some of the key activities undertaken by the Learning Exchange. Read the article,┬áThe UBC Learning Exchange: the Academy in the World (.pdf)
  • Canadian Society Lecture Series

    By Rima Wilkes, Assistant Professor, UBC How well do we really know ourselves as Canadians? These classes will focus on increasing our understanding of Canadian Society. Sessions will involve a combination of lectures, group discussion and activities. Handouts will be provided. Region in Canada — Friday, July 18th 7:00 – 9:00 PM Canada — U.S. […]
  • “Gamelan Extravaganza”

    On April 12, 2003, the UBC Learning Exchange and the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia co-sponsored and presented “Gamelan Extravaganza!” at the UBC Robson Square Theatre. The concert was a huge success, with an enthusiastic audience of over 400 people from communities all over the Lower Mainland. It was particularly wonderful that this […]