UBC Botanical Garden has a number of student opportunities coming up in the next few weeks. Unfortunately, the UBC Botanical Garden website is experiencing serious issues and is down for maintenance. If could please share this email with your student networks that would be greatly appreciated.
1 – Free Lecture for Students (limited number of free students tickets):
WHAT? Wharton Lecture: ‘Queen of Canopies’ Dr. Meg Lowman & Vancouver Trees Mobile App Launch
WHEN? Friday October 2, 2015, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Reception to follow.
WHO? Dr. Meg Lowman, Chief of Science & Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences
Douglas Justice, UBC Botanical Garden Associate Director, Horticulture and Collections
Daniel Mosquin, Research and Biodiversity Informatics Manager
WHERE? The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, Jack Poole Hall.
COST? FREE for UBC Students with valid ID or $10.00. Plus applicable taxes and fees.
2 – Student Sunday Pack n’Picnic at UBC Botanical Garden
WHAT? Calling all students! Discover your culinary genius and learn how to prepare healthy, organic foods on a tight budget with minimal kitchen space. Experience the farm-to-table approach to packing your own healthy picnic to be enjoyed within the Garden that suits your mood. Bring your friends to share your food and have fun!
WHEN? Sunday September 27th, 2015, 11:30-1:30
WHERE? UBC Botanical Garden Reception Centre
COST? $5 – PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
3 – Sustainable Communities Field School Student Academic Assistants
We are currently hiring 2 students to support the Sustainable Communities Field School. Please note that applications are due by Sunday September 27 at midnight.
Position 1: Sustainability Beneficial Practices Student Academic Assistant (see attached)
Position 2: Sustainability Communications and Marketing Academic Assistant (see attached)
SCFC Sustainability – Beneficial Practices Student Academic Assistant
SCFC Sustainability – Communications and Marketing Student Academic Assistant
Many thanks in advance,
Dr. Tara Moreau
Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs | UBC Botanical Garden including Nitobe Memorial Garden | Faculty of Science
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver
6804 SW Marine Drive | Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4
Phone 604 690 5375 | Fax 604 822 2016
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