Archive for September, 2006

Go Global Fair


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Originally uploaded by matthewberry.
FICUBC participated in the University’s Go Global Fair that shows the various countries UBC students attend on exchanges and volunteer abroad programs. All the booths were great and the African section was bumping with loads of drumming sessions 🙂

Just a reminder to those who expressed an interest in FICUBC @ the fair, our next general meeting will be this Thurs Oct 5 from 1-2pm in our office in the SUB (down the hall from the Ubyssey on the left).

September 29, 2006 at 4:00 am Leave a comment

FICUBC @ Clubs Days 06



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Forum on International Cooperation UBC (FICUBC) had a booth at this year’s Alma Mater Society Clubs Days event. It was very well attended and we had almost 200 interested students sign up to hear about FIC activities and events.

This Thursday Sept 28 @ Internationa House from 7-9pm will be our first new member orientation of the year where you can learn more about about group and get involved in some of our events this fall.

September 25, 2006 at 12:41 am Leave a comment

Ugandan Hip-Hop Artists Sylvester and Abramz Featured in the New Vision

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Performers at the launch party of Namuwongo Community Development Organization, Sylvester and Abramz were recently profiled in Uganda’s leading national newspaper!

Click here to see the article in full.

September 24, 2006 at 5:14 am 11 comments

FICUBC back on campus

The executive of FICUBC has started meeting to discuss club activities for the upcoming semester, and things are looking very good! We’ll be at the AMS Clubs Days from Sept 20-22, the AMS Volunteer Fair on Sept 27, and the Go Global Fair on Oct 2, all located in the Student Union Building.

We’re also in the planning stage of our main event this semester, the FICUBC Northern Uganda Campaign. This campaign will feature a number of events on campus will the aim of increasing awareness of the situation in Northern Uganda and raising funds for our partner organizations currently working in the region.

More information on new member orientations and upcoming events to come!

September 15, 2006 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment


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