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 the School. Please send your events and announcements to sherli@mail.ubc.ca for inclusion in the weekly digest.

For the most current week's updates. View the Weekly Digest online.


Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Mitacs Foundations of Project Management I + Designing to Succeed in Graduate School and Beyond + More!

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, June 20, 2019


Leveraging your Strengths to Strategize for Success + Career Development Webinar Series + More!

Event Date/Deadline: Thursday, June 27, 2019


The APRU Cities and Refugees Global Student Design Ideas Competition is currently open and accepting submissions.

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, July 20, 2019


A new graduate course in Term 1 of the coming school year: “Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Design”

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019


External Events

YouTube Video of event HRC cohosted with SFU City Programs, sponsored by BC Housing

Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, June 19, 2019


The City of Richmond is pleased to announce that this year’s Diversity Symposium will be held on Friday, October 25th at Richmond City Hall. Please save the date!  We are now accepting presentation proposals  for the 2019 City of Richmond Diversity Symposium.


Event Date/Deadline: Monday, July 22, 2019


Are you ready to be a climate leader?

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, August 16, 2019


This call for proposals is for a $5,000 grant in the field of Land Economics, sponsored by
the LAI Land Economics Society Vancouver Chapter.

Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, August 31, 2019


TransLink will host Rail~Volution 2019, a leading international land-use, transportation, and development conference is coming to Vancouver between September 8 – 11, 2019.


Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, September 11, 2019


Job Postings

We are seeking to hire an Research and Evaluation Specialist to join our innovative team in our Victoria office located at TheDock: Centre for Social Impact.

Event Date/Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2019


Event Date/Deadline: Sunday, June 23, 2019


Bring your expertise in land use planning and project management to this key role- Regional Planner

Event Date/Deadline: Tuesday, June 25, 2019


Applications are invited for an outstanding postdoctoral scholar to join the Department of City and Regional Planning working under the direction of Prof. Noreen McDonald at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Event Date/Deadline: Wednesday, June 26, 2019


Event Date/Deadline: Saturday, June 29, 2019


Job opportunity for Senior Planning Analyst


Event Date/Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019