UNA Holiday Hours

UNA Holiday Hours Please be advised of the following holiday schedule for UNA facilities. The Old Barn and Wesbrook Community Centres: Dec. 24, 25, 26, 31 and Jan. 1: Closed Dec. 27 – 30: Open 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The UNA Main Office: Dec. 27 – Jan. 1: Closed Please note that UNA Access Cards applications…

Reducing Our Energy Consumption

Reducing Our Energy Consumption Due to a recent pipeline rupture, the UNA is taking steps to reduce energy consumption by lowering temperatures in its facilities. This change will affect the Wesbrook Community Centre, Old Barn Community Centre, and UNA main office, starting December 14, 2018. Fortis BC is currently operating at 85% capacity, significantly reducing…

UNA Strategic Plan

The University Neighbourhoods Association’s Strategic Plan is for 2019 – 2021. This is the UNA’s first Strategic Plan, developed by the Board and senior management over a number of months. The size of the community and the complexity of the issues facing it require a new approach to address them. This is a practical plan,…

Sustainability Tips – December

HOLIDAY GIFTS Make small changes in how you give this year. Never given tickets as a gift before?  What about swapping a couple imported gifts for a couple locally made ones? Every change makes a difference!    CONSIDER GIVING An experience Tickets (sports, concerts, movies) Gift certificates (coffee shops, restaurants, spas) Subscriptions to streaming services Something…

First Annual Diwali Festival

Join us at the first ever Diwali Festival at the Wesbrook Community Centre.  Share the joy and beauty of this festival of lights and celebrate the Indian New Year. Saturday, November 3, 2018 2:00-4:00 p.m. Wesbrook Community Centre Admission is free Visit the cultural craft corner Paint your own diya clay lamp Have a henna…

Sustainability Tips – October

Sustainability Tips – October Did you know that sustainability includes financial, social, and environmental factors? While sustainability is often linked most closely with environment, all three are equally important when considering sustainable action. Practices and products that are truly sustainable are able to continue indefinitely, without harm to people, the planet, or profit. Some simple…

Family Movie Nights

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHTS Each month we host a Family Movie Night at the Old Barn Community Centre on the big projector! Here’s what movies are coming up: October 6 – Hocus Pocus November 3 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle December 8 – The Polar Express Admission for each night is $2.00 Doors Open: 6:00…

Stadium Neighbourhood Forums – Oct 1 & 2

We would like to inform you that we are launching Phase 3 of the Stadium Neighbourhood public consultation. We invite you to be a part of these important discussions. Join us at the University Neighbourhoods Association (UNA) and University of British Columbia (UBC) resident forum, open to all current and prospective UBC residents. The forum…