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This Week At UBC - September 30th - October 6th, 2012
This Week At UBC - September 30th - October 6th, 2012
Lee and Sarah demonstrate their hip-hop roots with their debut single, "(Make Sure You) Check Out The Events Page." Event Links: Great Pancake Race IV - http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4ca Go Global Showcase - http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4cX Galley Open Mic Night - http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4bZ
Raminder Sidhu - Tears of Mehndi
Raminder Sidhu - Tears of Mehndi
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Robson Reading Series. A courageous and timely novel, Tears of Mehndi explores the rich, complex and often heartbreaking lives of a tight-knit community in Vancouver's Little India. Through the perspectives of several women whose lives intertwine over a generation, Raminder Sidhu deftly exposes the shrouded violence withi...
David Sloan Wilson - Religion and Spirituality in the Context of Everyday Life
David Sloan Wilson - Religion and Spirituality in the Context of Everyday Life
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College, Human Evolution, Cognition and Culture: The Evolution of Religion, Morality and Cooperation lecture series. Religion and spirituality are often discussed as "big" philosophical and scientific questions, but they also need to be understood in the context of everyday life. The small city of Binghamton, New York, i...
Re-Imagining and Indigenizing the Library's Role in Educating New Teachers
Re-Imagining and Indigenizing the Library's Role in Educating New Teachers
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Faculty of Education CREATE series. The role of libraries will be examined -- specifically the Education Library, First Nations House of Learning Xwi7xwa Library, and more broadly, school libraries. The re-imagined teacher education program has inspired revision in the role Education librarians play to respectfully and mea...
This Week At UBC - Sept. 23rd - Sept. 29th, 2012
This Week At UBC - Sept. 23rd - Sept. 29th, 2012
Sarah and Liam throw on their lab coats and get down to the details. This week you can play Simon Says, learn how to translate science into something others can understand, and meet a few diplomats. Links: Rexercise - Simon Says: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4cx The Ripple Effect: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4cy Diplomacy 101: http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/s/4cz
Early Alert
Early Alert
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Student success at UBC
Student success at UBC
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Resumes 101: Headings and Formatting
Resumes 101: Headings and Formatting
There are no "official" rules for headings, formatting and organizing the content for your resume. Based on the feedback we receive from thousands of employers, we know that there are general principles that make your resume more readable; however, your resume will always be the combination of your personal style reflecting the needs and expectations of a particular industry. This video will provi...
Resumes 101: Highlights
Resumes 101: Highlights
Each employer reads a resume with a particular job in mind. When students submit general resumes employers struggle to see a specific "fit" for their team. By customizing your resume for each and every job you will improve your chances for getting an interview.
Resumes 101: Accomplishment Statements
Resumes 101: Accomplishment Statements
Accomplishment statements are the foundation of an outstanding and competitive resume. By the end of this short video, you will be able to identify the components of an effective accomplishment statement and will also provide you with a step-by-step guide for creating powerful accomplishment statements that uniquely reflect your skills, abilities and potential.