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Welcome to UBC Orientation (June 2023) is a Course

Welcome to UBC Orientation (June 2023)



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Date: Tuesday, June 20th, 2023
Time: 9:30AM - 11:45AM
Location: Online via Zoom
This event is intended for new staff at the UBC Vancouver campus in their first three months at UBC. 

Welcome to UBC! Whether your role drives academics or operations, everyone at UBC is part of our vibrant community, working together to shape the future of research, learning, and work. Join us for this orientation session to learn more about UBC, the campus community, and the opportunities available here for you.
To Register:
  • Enroll in the orientation
  • Complete pre-work prior to workshop date
Event Agenda: 
  • Keynote Speaker - Welcome! 
  • Meet your colleagues
  • UBC Shaping the future – Research  
  • UBC Shaping the future – Learning
  • UBC and Musqueam – Indigenous Engagement
  • Wellbeing at UBC
  • Sustainability at UBC
  • Staff experiences panel – Working at UBC 
  • Next steps: Continuing your onboarding journey
Event Outcomes: 
  • Begin to recognize our priorities as an institution
  • Better understand the value that our diversity, skills and experiences bring to the community
  • Create connections at UBC

As this event brings together staff from across a variety of portfolios and employee groups, we do not present specific information about benefits or professional development opportunities. These topics are covered in some of the resources provided and through dedicated sessions, which are offered in the months following this orientation event.
We look forward to connecting with you!

Future sessions:

If you would like to attend the orientation event in-person, please register for our upcoming in-person option instead.
Can't attend this session? Keep an eye out for one of our future sessions:
  1. Wednesday, August 23rd | 9:00AM - 12:00PM | In-person at Point Grey Campus
  2. Wednesday, September 27th | 9:30AM - 12:00PM | Virtual on Zoom

Sign up for this course today!