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  During UBC Social Enterprise Club's annual Innovation Jam, held in partnership with Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub, five social ventures were selected to present their business and challenges to a group of passionate student changemakers. The social enterprises included Arbutus Medical, Food Waste Recyclers, Brands...

  Our first ever UBC Social Enterprise Conference, under the theme ‘The Missing Piece’ was hosted on March 28, 2015 at the Henry Angus Building on the UBC campus. Delegates from all different faculties and experiences in social innovation had the opportunity to hear from thought...

  Designed for people that weren’t quite sure what social enterprise is or didn’t know much more than the basic definition, this event was gave students the chance to gain insight from which they could take action. We hosted two guest speakers- Craig Vandermeer, the founder...

  During UBC Social Enterprise Club’s Speaker Series in mid January, speakers from both Vancity and Patagonia came out to portray two very different businesses which are both creating positive impact and show students the wide range of fields that they can be involved in while...

  Under the theme "Social Enterprise is a Mindset, not a Profession", the Innovation Expo consisted of a cross-disciplinary exposition of social enterprises, social innovation, and sustainability-related professionals. The event began by a panel of speakers from different fields. On the panel was Jennifer Tan (Environmental Sustainability...

  During UBC Social Enterprise Club's annual Innovation Jam, held in partnership with Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub, six social ventures were selected to present their business and challenges to a group of passionate student changemakers. The social enterprises included Urban Digs, My Green Space, Shanti...

  The second annual Social Enterprise Conference, under the theme ‘Limitless Change’ was held on the beautiful UBC Vancouver campus on March 12th, 2016 and engaged 300 delegates from across faculties. They ranged from students who were new to the idea of social enterprise to those...

  During UBC Social Enterprise Club's Ice Ice Breaker Innovation Jam, the first event of its kind, students from all faculties and skill levels had the opportunity to engage with 5 different social enterprises from various fields and were able to apply their skills directly to...

  This event will bring together a wide range of students of all UBC faculties. We are working on the theme of Speed Dating in which the platform is created where 2-3 students get a “speed dating” session with different social entrepreneurs. Through this interaction students...

  Impact Week is a series of events brought to you in collaboration between 9 UBC-based clubs and centres. We have the common goal of bringing to the forefront the most urgent issues of today: climate, poverty, inequality, and health. This year, the UBC Social Enterprise Club...