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The Chapman Learning Commons is located on Level 3 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre on the UBC Vancouver campus.


“The exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions.” Or at least, that’s how Merriam-Webster defines the word ‘networking’. While that may seem a reasonable definition, I myself still have a few questions, namely: What kind of information? What kind of services? To what end are these individuals, groups, or institutions exchanging said […]

Students at UBC are often well-versed with the myriad of resources available on campus. Throw one of us a problem and we can often quickly spit out a resource that we know our peers and ourselves can access: “Feeling sick?” “Go to the doctor?” “Not getting the grade you want in classes?” “Get a tutor.” […]

‘Professionalism’ is one of those buzzwords which often gets tossed around by people who want to give you career advice. But what does it mean to be a professional? Rarely does anyone give a precise definition of what it means to act professionally, and when someone does, they generally produce a rigid list of rules […]


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