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Welcome to UBC Orientation (August 2024)



Full course description

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2024
Time: 9:00AM - 11:45AM
Location: Jack Poole Hall - Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre (2nd Floor)
This event is intended for new staff at the UBC Vancouver campus in their first three months at UBC. 
Light snacks and beverages will be served.

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.
Event Agenda: 
  • Keynote Speaker - Welcome! 
  • Meet your colleagues
  • UBC Shaping the future – Research & Scholars
  • Break with networking and booths
  • UBC and Musqueam – Indigenous Engagement
  • Wellbeing 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:
Can't attend this session? Register for one of our future sessions:
  1. Wed. September 25 & Thu. September 26 | 9:30AM - 10:50AM | Virtual on Zoom
  2. Wed. October 30, 2024 | 9:00AM - 11:45AM | In-person at Point Grey Campus

Sign up for this course today!