2012

  • Oasis Mural… In Motion

    Check out Kim Villagante’s video of the recently profiled Oasis Mural project:
  • Photo of Lloyd and Kay Chapman

    In Memoriam – Katherine (Kay) Chapman (1917-2012)

    Dr. Lloyd and Mrs. Kay Chapman shared a desire to give to others. As alumni who deeply valued scholarship and learning, the Chapmans were benefactors of diverse innovative initiatives across campus, including renovations of UBC’s Main Library heritage core (re-named the Chapman Learning Commons in their honour), a bursary fund, and an endowment to support […]
  • Oasis Murals

    In Living Colour

    The Oasis mural project has moved from sketches to reality. The mural creators include building tenants, students and helpers. They got together over a few bright days in September to undercoat, outline, paint and graffiti-proof three mural panels in the alley behind the Oasis building at 44 East Hastings. On her experiences facilitating the design […]
  • "I never let my schooling get in the way of my education"

    Voices from the Heart – Passion for Learning

    UBC Learning Exchange patrons and students are busy preparing their event for this year’s Heart of the City Festival. Passion for Learning, October 27th at 5pm, will be an interactive exhibition of images, personal stories and quotes, created in collaboration by Downtown Eastside residents and UBC students. Get Involved At UBC Campus (Point Grey): We […]
  • ESL Toolkit

    Toolkit for Language Learning

    You are about to facilitate a small ESL conversation group, you’d like to try something new and interesting, and you have five minutes to prepare—what do you do? Volunteer facilitators and learners in the ESL Conversation Program have a developed an answer—a toolkit of ESL materials that are fun, relevant to the learners, and easy for […]
  • Facilitators Pose with Whale Skeleton

    Staying Connected

    July 11th saw the UBC Learning Exchange’s second Alumni event. Facilitators from the ESL Conversation and Contributing Through Computers training programs gathered for a BBQ at Andy Livingstone park, followed by a tour of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC campus. The atmosphere was lively and sociable. With the sun shining and not a cloud […]