Support Veterans Event at Whitecaps Final Game
A fundraiser event at the Final Game of the Season: Whitecaps VS Real Salt Lake on Oct.6th at BC Place's Edgewater Lounge. All proceeds goes towards supporting Veterans returning to UBC in the fall of 2019 through the Veteran Friendly Campus Initiative.
On Sept.28th, CGCT Executive Director Tim Laidler and Faculty of Education UBC spoke at the 2019 BC/Yukon Legion Convention at Penticton about the UBC Veteran Friendly Campus program and spread awareness about the past successful programs of CGCT.
Veterans Learning In-Class
Veterans actively listening and having group discussions in class, these classes are part of CGCT and UBC's Veteran Friendly Campus Initiative.
On Sept.23rd, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has been successful formed. The formation of this branch will be a part of a larger initiative to create a Veteran Friendly Campus at UBC.
Welcome Back BBQ
In celebration of UBC’s Imagine Day, on September 3rd the Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma (CGCT) has hosted a welcome BBQ. The purpose of this event is to welcome veterans enrolling in UBC and familiarize them with the university environment.
1) Vist from Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould
2) UK Member of Parliament Andrew Percy hosts Parliamentary Reception for UBC
3) VAC announces $25M in funding for CIMVHR
4) Veterans Transition Network performs for Prince Henry of Wales
5)Meeting with Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan