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Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium and CGSS Elections!

Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium and CGSS Elections!

Greetings chemists old and new! CGSS and the department would like to invite you to participate in the combined UBC Chemistry Alumni Day and Graduate Student Research Symposium.  This year will feature graduate student and alumni award presentations, talks by alumni and Dr. David Perrin, graduate student posters, and a BBQ lunch. There will also […]

Welcome Back Stressbusters!

Welcome Back Stressbusters!

Can you believe that the Summer semester is almost over already!? Come join us for the first CGSS event for new graduate students: The End of Summer Welcome Back Stressbusters! Event Info: What: For those who are new here, welcome! The Chemistry Graduate Student Society holds several social events per year known as Stressbusters! Stressbusters events […]

CGSS Sports Day!

CGSS Sports Day!

Greetings sports fans! CGSS would like to invite you to the Summer Sports Day! Event Info: What: The CGSS invites you to come enjoy an afternoon of pickup sports. We will organize pick up games of soccer, ultimate Frisbee, flag football and more! Sports equipment will be provided by CGSS, but feel free to bring any other equipment […]

CGSS Late Summer Barbecue!

CGSS Late Summer Barbecue!

It’s hard to believe it, but August is already here and that means another CGSS barbecue! Event Info: What: As usual, this 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, August 10th at 12 o’clock noon. Where: In front […]

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 […]