Weekly Digest

The School of Community and Regional Planning compiles this digest of emails received by the main office about events, scholarships, workshops, etc. and sends it out once a week to reduce the number of emails sent to students and faculty. Please send your events and announcements to penny.mullen@ubc.ca for inclusion in the weekly digest.

SCARP Dates & Deadlines

This week's updates:


Applications are open.

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, July 1, 2017



The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office (CCPA-BC) is currently accepting applications for the annual Rosenbluth Internship in Policy Research. This recurring award provides mentorship and financial support for a graduate student employed as a public policy intern with the CCPA-BC.

Event Date/Deadline: Sunday, June 11, 2017


Research and Design Intern (accountable for producing a proposed Delivery Model for building an intentional community at Riverview for the benefit of those with mental illness).

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2017



This summer, UBC Faculty of Education is very pleased to offer a summer institute, taught by Diana Elliott.

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, May 26, 2017


Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, May 30, 2017


APSC 541 (3 credits) – Tech Entrepreneurship

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017


The fourth annual Water Environment Student Talks (WEST), a water conference for students and young professionals in the Pacific Northwest.

Event Date/Deadline: Sunday, June 11, 2017


Canada’s most prestigious trainee competition.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, August 17, 2017


External Events

La Biennale di Venezia grants university students the possibility to request University students accreditations, which make it possible for them to fully experience the Festival atmosphere, as they entitle their holders to access screenings of competing films as well as of those belonging to other sections of the Festival, and to profit by special meet and greet occasions.

Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s annual Heritage House Tour is on Sunday June 4th.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017


The purpose of the Symposium is to encourage multi-sectoral networking and discussion of housing issues, to announce opportunities, to present research results, best practices and ongoing projects, to get input on research that is underway, and to determine housing research priorities.

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, June 2, 2017


Event Date/Deadline: Monday, June 12, 2017


Community Builders (CB) is a nonprofit organization in the western United States dedicated to helping local leaders create more livable communities.

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, June 13, 2017


The 2008 Cultural Heritage Grant Fund was established to annually offer young Canadian students, researchers and professionals involved in the conservation of our cultural heritage one or more grants to enable them to continue their studies, research or develop their skills in a recognized institution located outside their province of origin.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, June 15, 2017


SCARP students may be interested in the Second International Interdisciplinary Amphibious Design Student Workshop, running June 20 – 24 at the University of Waterloo, and held in conjunction with the Second International Conference on Amphibious Architecture, Design and Engineering (ICAADE 2017).

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, June 20, 2017


We are recruiting dedicated volunteers to participate in this year’s Doors Open Vancouver event. Volunteers that are passionate about culture,architecture, urban design and community bring an energy that will help to ensure the success of this year’s bigger, better and more ambitious DOV. 

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, June 24, 2017


Job Postings

This position is advanced professional planning work focused on applied policy research, development, implementation, and monitoring.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, May 25, 2017


Applications for this position close May 25th.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, May 25, 2017


To provide the Wuikinuxv community with support and strategic direction for the management of land and forest resources within Wuikinuxv Nation territory.

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, May 26, 2017


Plans Examiners with the City of Portland review plans of building types specific to their position, including residential or commercial, for compliance with State building codes and other applicable City and State regulations.

Event Date/Deadline: Monday, May 29, 2017


Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Our research group is seeking a postdoctoral fellow in Coastal Community Resilience to play a pivotal role in developing Phase II of the Resilient-C platform and associated research agenda.

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017


Event Date/Deadline: Friday, June 2, 2017


Location: Wageningen, The Netherlands. Scientific field: Agriculture.

Event Date/Deadline: Sunday, June 4, 2017


Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, June 6, 2017


The OECD is looking for an experienced staff to lead its Water Governance Programme starting 1 September 2017.

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, June 6, 2017


The Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning requires a student web developer.

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, June 6, 2017