2012

  • “Dragon’s Lair”: Student finds unexpected common ground

    Like many new volunteers in the Learning Exchange’s English Conversation program, Elaine Giang wasn’t very sure what to expect. The experience turned out to be worth writing home about—or in this case writing the 1st place story for the 2011/12 Chapman Story Awards.
  • Tom explains drawing technique

    Drawing Exchanges

    Tom Tam's philosophy on painting is "Draw from your heart".
  • True Exchange of Learning

    Alex is a 4th Year Sauder School of Business Student who has been volunteering with the Learning Exchange since November 2011. He’s been supporting the Contributing Through Computers program, running social media sessions and leading workshops for volunteer facilitators on more advanced aspects of information technology. Here are his thoughts midway through the experience: My […]
  • Facilitators share tips

    Alumni Reconnect and Share Tips

    The UBC Learning Exchange’s first ever Alumni Facilitator’s Event was held in January. Despite the snowfall, there was a good turn out as facilitators from both the ESL program and the Contributing Through Computers program gathered together for food, coffee, and good conversation in the plaza lounge at UBC Robson Square. Following brief opening remarks […]