Public Engagement Programs and Events

Upcoming & Current Programs and Events:

Attend Sxw?Amet (Home) Production and Discussion for Free

The Office of Regional and International Community Engagement (ORICE) has purchased tickets for the March 6th performance in order to facilitate a setting in which UBC students can have conversations about: What does Reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people look and feel like? How does this idea of “Reconciliation” translate into our day to day […]


ISL Alumni PD Career Workshop

Sharing your Experience Authentically In partnership with the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers, we will be hosting a Professional Development workshop aimed at exploring how to better articulate international experiences in resumes and interviews. This workshop has been piloted with the 2017-2018 Student Leadership Team and we are now eager to make it available […]



This public speaker series showcases the work that different community groups are doing to resist systemic oppression and challenges faced in the areas of migration, gender, sustainability and all of its intersections.


Past Programs & Events:

Lunch & Learn: UBC’s Strategic Design Method for Engaged Learning

Join us for an interactive ‘lunch and learn’ that will introduce you to UBC’s Strategic Design method and how you can integrate some of its techniques into your classroom. This active learning method has been taught for over 9 years at UBC Sauder and more recently at the faculty of Arts and the School of […]


ORICE Info Sessions

Interested in learning more about one or more of our community engagement opportunities? Come to one of our information sessions to learn more about our various program offerings, as well as ask any questions you might have to an ORICE Adviser.


Public Engagement Symposium: “connection & complexity”

On October 21st, 2017, UBC students returning from recent 3 month international service learning (ISL) placements will share their experiences, learning, and lingering questions at a post-engagement symposium. This year’s symposium- “connection & complexity" considers the multifaceted connections made, approaches taken, and challenges explored within community engagement. 


Public Engagement Symposium 2016: “Resilience”

ORICE's annual Public Engagement Symposium theme this year is Resilience. Our annual gathering recognizes the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 2016 and brings together members of the UBC, provincial, and global communities to explore the role of resilience in community development.