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CGSS Summer Trivia Night!

CGSS Summer Trivia Night!

Greetings chemists! Our last CGSS trivia night went so well that we have decided to hold a Summer Trivia Night! Event Info: What: The format is the same as last time, teams of six will compete by answering trivia questions. Prizes will be given out to the top three teams! Admission is FREE and alcoholic drink tickets […]

CGSS Barbecue!

CGSS Barbecue!

To kick off the start of summer the CGSS is excited to announce our first BBQ of the season! Event Info: What: Our barbecue event will have beef & veggie burgers, hot dogs, chips, pop, and all the fixings. We will also have gluten free buns available. When: Friday, June 22nd at 12 o’clock noon. […]

Bard on the Beach!

Bard on the Beach!

Bard on the Beach is back! …and the CGSS would like to invite you to a discounted showing! UPDATE: Tickets are selling fast! 60% are already sold! Contact Daniel at luoh@chem.ubc.ca to RSVP. Dont forget to bring cash to Coffee Time this week to pay. Event Details WHAT: “As You Like It” (a ’60s-era romantic comedy […]

The 4th Annual Chemistry Home Brew-off!

The 4th Annual Chemistry Home Brew-off!

Beer Enthusiasts Rejoice!  The CGSS Proudly Presents: The 4th Annual Chemistry Home Brew-off!  This is your chance to show your peers your REAL experimental skills! Event Info We are looking to schedule the Brew-Off in early May, so mark your calendars. The exact date will be posted soon.  This event will run essentially as a […]

Annual CGSS Pancake Breakfast

Annual CGSS Pancake Breakfast

  CGSS will be hosting our annual Pancake Breakfast next Tuesday, April 24th from 9:30-11 am in the grad lounge. Please join us for some (regular and gluten free) pancakes, a selection of fresh fruit, and your usual hot beverages—coffee and tea. Bring your own mug. And the best part? Unlike most brunch places in […]

Trivia Night: Results!

Trivia Night: Results!

  Congratulations to our trivia masters! The Final Standings First place (pictured above): Kelsi, Phil, Elesha, Jack, Liz and Dawson Second place: Adrian, Meng, Erin, Ryan, Kris, Max Third place: Matthew, Gregor, Ryan, Drew, Leo, Seyed    This event was a huge success with 72 registered participants and some walk-ins too! Shout out to Phil […]

Ping Pong Tournament: Results!

Ping Pong Tournament: Results!

Congrats to the Winners of the Chemistry Ping Pong Tournament! The Final Standings First: Denghuang Zhan of the Li Group Second: Kris Kiland of the Bertram Group Third: Adam Xiao of the Li Group   Thanks to all those who participated in the tournament!

CGSS Trivia Night

CGSS Trivia Night

Greetings Chemists! The CGSS presents: March Trivia Night! Put together a team of six and put your knowledge of general trivia to the test! There will be prizes for the winning team! Event Info Think of this event as a replacement for our March stressbusters event, but more awesome! Alcohol will be served! Admission is FREE. Drink tickets […]

First Year Event: Post-CHEM 540 Celebration!

First Year Event: Post-CHEM 540 Celebration!

Greetings Chemists! CHEM 540 Presentations are almost upon us! The CGSS is setting up a get-together to celebrate the completion of our (hopefully) successful CHEM 540 talks! Event Info Free food, a rodeo bull, drinks, and pool! When: Friday, Jan 19th at 8PM Where: Yale Saloon (1300 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M7) Be sure to RSVP our […]

Ping Pong Tournament!

Ping Pong Tournament!

Happy New Year, chemists! Following our successful chemistry department ping pong tournament last year, the CGSS would like to introduce this year’s first sports event… The Chemistry Department Ping Pong Tournament! Tournament entry fees: $5 for graduate Students $10 for postdocs/staff $15 for Faculty/Instructors   There will be real prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and […]