• Not Your Ordinary Tool Shed

    School cob shed project helps engineering student build world view By Lorraine Chan Sometimes real-life learning isn’t as neat and tidy as a planned curriculum, but the pay-off can be infinitely richer. That’s what UBC engineering student Garth Howey discovered last year in his Learning Exchange Trek project to build a cob tool shed at […]
  • Chapman Summer Project Descriptions 2005

    Grandview/?Uuqinak’uuh Elementary Partnership Development St. James Community Service Society Memoir Writing Grandview/?Uuqinak’uuh Elementary Creative Writing Program Sheway Family Network Project Grandview/?Uuqinak’uuh Elementary Cob-it Up! Project Carleton Elementary Growing Kids Project Sir William Macdonald Elementary Introduction to Literature Project Kettle Friendship Society Summer Project Grandview/?Uuqinak’uuh Elemetary Partnership Development – Christine Boyle Christine spent the summer working […]
  • Hampton Place Community Fund Supports Bursary Program

    The residents of Hampton Place, a neigbourhood on UBC’s campus, are continuing their support for the Learning Exchange bursary program. The Hampton Place gift, matched by an equivalent contribution from UBC’s Continuing Studies Department, makes it possible for residents of the Downtown Eastside and other inner city neighbourhoods to take courses in UBC Continuing Studies’ […]
  • Community Service-Learning Conference a Success!

    On June 17, the UBC Learning Exchange and the newly-formed Canadian Association for Community Service-Learning co-hosted a very successful regional conference that brought together more than 70 people with an interest in community service-learning (CSL). Many educational institutions and community organizations were represented. The post-secondary educational institutions present included UBC, Simon Fraser University, University of […]
  • Maple Leaf Tenors in Concert

    Co-sponsored by Vancouver Public Library and the UBC Learning Exchange. In celebration of Canada Day, the Maple Leaf Tenors will appear in concert with pianist Karen Lee-Morlang at the Vancouver Public Library. They will entertain the audience with arrangements of beloved Canadian folk songs, opera, and musical theatre and popera ballads. Philip Grant, Ken Lavigne and […]
  • UBC Trek Leaders

    Passions Clubs Expand

    What do 150 elementary school children have in common with 20 UBC undergraduate students? They are all passionate about cooking, cooperative games, science, arts and crafts, and Harry Potter! Over the past two years, a group of UBC undergraduate students spent Friday afternoons leading lessons on topics they were passionate about with children at Tillicum […]