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Upcoming Events

Hope to see you at one.

Grad School 101
Mar 21, 17:15 — 20:00

Join us for Grad School 101 to explore your graduate school options through the stories of faculty, postdoctoral fellows & graduate students of UBC's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

The evening will feature a panel discussion with opportunities for you to ask questions to the panelists, followed by a few researcher presentations given by graduate students, and finally a mix and mingle with students and faculty over pizza.

The event is free to attend!

• Chris Waltham – Undergraduate Chair
• Jeremy Heyl – Graduate Admission Chair
• TBD – Postdoctoral Fellow at UBC
• Jacob White – Ph.D. student at UBC

• 5:15 pm – Sign in
• 5:30 pm – Introduction & Overview of panelists
• 5:45 pm – Panel Session
• 6:30 pm – Research Presentations
• 7:00 pm – Networking Session

This event is restricted to UBC students. Eligibility will be checked. There are a limited number of seats available and registration will close when capacity is reached.

If you have any questions, please contact Javiera Taquias, VP Academic, UBC Astronomy Club (

Grand Unified Theory Screening | David Ray and Jaymie Matthews
Mar 31, 18:30 — 20:30

Come join us for a unique opportunity to see Grand Unified Theory (a hilarious movie) with director David Ray and consultant Professor Jaymie Matthews!

We'll be in Hennings, room 200 at 6:30 on Saturday, March 31.

Here is the film's description:
"During one fateful weekend, the family of brilliant astrophysicist Albert James has a complete meltdown, setting in motion a raucous and hilarious series of events that mirror his radical theories of the behavior of the universe."

Location: Hennings Building (6224 Agricultural Road, Vancouver BC, V6T1Z1)