New year, new changes.

New year, new changes.

Welcome back to the start of the new semester! Over the past few months UBC Cancer Association has gone through some pretty big changes, so we’re detailing them in this blog post. (New) Volunteers If you’re one of the many students looking to volunteer,...
Why Movember?

Why Movember?

Our Movember Initiative Throughout the years, increased importance is given to the idea of Movember as men’s health issues are often overlooked and not talked about enough. Recently, UBC Cancer Association collaborated with AMS Events and participated in November...
Cancer research, no PhD required.

Cancer research, no PhD required.

Even at the undergraduate level, cancer research is happening! From directed studies programs to design teams, UBC students are at the forefront of trying to find a cure. One design team is BIOMOD, which uses biological molecules to build devices on the nanoscale....

Cuts for Cancer Recap 2018

2018 Cuts for Cancer Statistics and Fun Stuff 3 Up and down the UBC Clock Tower! Over twice the height of the UBC Clock Tower in length of ponytails collected! According to Wigs for Kids, it takes 10 – 12 ponytails to make a wig. And since it’s at...
Climb for the Cause

Climb for the Cause

Everyone probably has childhood memories of climbing, be it on monkey bars, trees, or even kitchen counters. Come get a dose of climbing nostalgia by participating in UBCCAC’s Climb for the Cause event! We are inviting participants to enjoy an hour-long session of...

Club Elections 2018

Club Elections 2018 OVERVIEW This Year’s Candidates President: Adam Mesa Treasurer: Simran Manhas VP Marketing: Eric Liu VP External: Cassandra Federico, Simran Manhas, Tiger Zhao, Hana Zhang VP Internal: Cassandra Federico, Tiger Zhao, Hana Zhang VP Events:...
Dry February

Dry February

As the month comes to an end, so will the drought on alcoholic beverages for participants of Dry February. For those unfamiliar, Dry February is a month-long event hosted by the Canadian Cancer Society, where participants pledge to go alcohol-free for the entire month...