• Introduction to Sociology

    With Patricia Kachuk and Rima Wilkes –- UBC Department of Anthropology and Sociology. These workshops will focus on increasing our understanding of what sociology is and how it is used in our everyday life. Each workshop will be about 50% lecture and 50% discussion of the lecture material. Sociology and the Sociological Perspective Friday, Nov. […]
  • “Night Before the Opera” at Carnegie Centre

    Hosted by Doug Tuck, Communications Manager at the Vancouver Opera, and Karen Lee-Morlang, Music Coordinator at the UBC Learning Exchange. In collaboration with the Vancouver Opera, the UBC Learning Exchange produces and hosts an informal 60 to 90 minute introductory session about each of the operas in the 2004-2005 Opera season. Each session consists of […]
  • Vancouver Public Library presents: New Arts Audience Project

    Co-sponsored by the UBC Learning Exchange and the UBC School of Music The UBC Learning Exchange, in partnership with the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library, sponsors this popular concert and lecture series, located in the spacious Alice MacKay Room of the central VPL branch. This series is presented monthly on weeknight evenings and […]
  • Reading Week Community Service Projects – Information Session for UBC Students

    Information Session for UBC Students When: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 Where: Dodson Room, Main Library Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Refreshments Provided: Pizza and Pop Are you a student interested in gaining new perspectives and developing valuable leadership skills?  We are looking for dynamic students to be participants or leaders for this year’s Reading Week projects. […]
  • Downtown Eastside Educator Receives Great Trekker Award

    Vancouver, BC (September 23, 2004) – A University of British Columbia alumni lauded for bringing innovative educational programs to the Downtown Eastside is this year’s Great Trekker Award recipient. Dr. Margo Fryer, Director of the UBC Learning Exchange, was selected as the recipient for this year’s award, joining other community leaders such as CBC journalist […]
  • UBC Learning Exchange Annual Update 2004

    The UBC Learning Exchange aims to strengthen the social fabric of the Vancouver region by building relationships between people from UBC and people from inner city neighbourhoods. The Learning Exchange Trek Program gives students, staff, faculty, and alumni the opportunity to learn about community issues through firsthand volunteer work in community organizations. Learning Exchange Educational […]