This material below was gathered in the summer of 2016 and is correct to the best of our knowledge as of the initial date of posting (October 4, 2016).Since then, the University has implemented Policy #131 on Sexual Assault and Other Sexual Misconduct (effective May 18, 2017). For more information on this policy, including how to report an instance of sexual misconduct, visit If you have specific questions or concerns, please contact [email protected] The UBC Debate Society has a long and esteemed history, with its origin dating back prior to UBC itself – we were formally established in 1906 as part of the Mc Gill University College of B. In the past century, the UBCDS has evolved into a respected institution with a large and vibrant community.With Valentine’s Day around the corner (hint hint), you might consider lacing up.Fortunately, Vancouver has tons of rinks, each offering a unique way of enjoying this classic winter sport together.
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre (University of British Columbia, 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard) is operated by UBC Recreation and offers public skating times.
UBCDS’ goal is twofold: to compete in national and global competitions so as to bring recognition and prestige to our school, while also spreading our love and knowledge of debate to the community.
The UBCDS competes across Canada as well as internationally.
The Vancouver Art Gallery Café and Thierry, for example, would be perfect for a pastry and a drink.
The City of Vancouver operates eight rinks around the city, such as Britannia Rink (1601 Parker Street, open year-round) and Kitsilano Rink (2690 Larch Street, open until March), with a variety of times and options for public skating (eg family skate, older adult skate, public skate).