By Nick Thornton on February 4, 2017
#ProfWalks in partnership with Move UBC We have all heard the one about how life is more about the journey than the destination. This is often a lot easier said than done in life and at UBC once we are in the routine of running to classes, seminars, office hours and meetings – not to […]
By gena ellett on December 14, 2016
I have a confession: For every year I get older, my attention span shrinks by five percent.
By Nick Thornton on December 6, 2016
Four years ago, on move in day for all residences across UBC’s campus, I sat in the passenger seat of my mom’s car…
By Carol Ng on October 17, 2016
CLCA Carol has some suggestions on how to get things done without sacrificing your spine.
By Mallory Tater on October 14, 2016
Many of us have switched over from writing by hand to taking notes on our laptops or tablets. This is great for legibility, speed as well as efficiency for researching keywords or new concepts later. It is also convenient for storage, accessibility whenever we need them, and sharing and collaborating with peers instantly. Google Docs […]
By Miya Zhang on October 3, 2016
“Hi, nice to meet you! My name is Miya. I’m studying Cognitive Systems.” After introducing myself, people often ask me: “Oh okay. What kind of jobs are available for your major?” “What can you do with your major?” “Do you have a set plan with what sort of job you will be pursuing after graduation?” […]
By Mallory Tater on September 2, 2016
For those summer library-goers or students back on campus this week, you may have noticed lots of construction behind the Irving K Barber Library…