• Resources

    You can tap into your UBC network by seeking alumni volunteers, taking on a co-op student or intern, or connecting with UBC faculty who have relevant expertise. Find out more.

  • Prizes

    When your evolution was launched in March 2014, participants were entered into a competition to win a promotional video by attracting votes for their project. And there were more great prizes to win simply by taking part - including an expedition in the Pacific Rim National Park onboard a classic schooner! The competition closed on April 30, 2014, but stay tuned for more chances to win prizes!

  • Publicity

    Publicity attracts support for your cause - the more the better!
    Here are some of the ways projects posted to this website have already been promoted.
    We’ll be introducing more ways to gain exposure for your projects. So keep them coming!

    Promotional Video
    When your evolution was launched, participants were offered the chance to win a professionally produced promotional video by attracting the most votes for their projects. They gathered support using their own social media networks, and were also able to capitalize on the thousands of visits made to this website generated by Facebook ads and other paid media.

    The Learning Buddies Network attracted the most votes, resulting in the following video, now being used to promote the work of the organization:

    Alumni UBC AGM
    The video above was played at the 2014 alumni UBC AGM, held in downtown Vancouver in September.

    Three other popular your evolution projects - BARK, HUM, and the Vancouver Youth Food Policy Council - were offered display booths and a chance to grab the attention and interest of more than 400 attendees during a post-event reception.

    your evolution also received coverage in the print and video versions of the alumni annual report.

    Trek Magazine
    The fall 2014 issue of Trek magazine ran two features based on submissions to this website: Open Bug Farm (cover story) and the Rare Disease Foundation. Trek magazine has a circulation of 200K and is mailed and emailed to grads living in Canada and around the world.

    Facebook Ads
    Many submitted projects have been featured as Facebook ads. This has generated awareness and traffic for individual project pages. Here are some examples:

    UBC Annual Report
    Another two projects – The Sensor Project and The Dadaab Diploma in Secondary Teacher Education - were chosen to feature in the University’s 2013-14 Annual Report.

    Social Media
    your evolution has been given the thumbs-up by bloggers, Tweeters, and other websites. Let’s keep the conversation going!

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