Reunion- Venue Event Ideas

 

  • Hold a Friday evening welcome cocktail reception at the Medical Students & Alumni Centre (MSAC) – no charge for venue space for MD alumni. Please inquire for rates for other groups.
  • Hold the reception at a classmates house (may choose to have this evening as a grads-only event)
  • Saturday suggested activities: Tour of campus, Museum of Anthropology, Beatty Biodiversity Museum, Botanical Gardens Canopy Tour, Behind the Scenes tour of the Life Sciences Building – walking tours or charter bus tours can be arranged
  • Tour of Vancouver
  • Wine and Cheese tasting at MSAC
  • Round of golf at University Golf Course
  • Viewing of your class skits night video (if you have a copy)
  • Sit down dinner – we have great negotiated special Faculty of Medicine alumni rates with the Four Seasons Hotel and the Metropolitan Hotel
  • Other Sat. evening entertainment options are to have a fun interactive presentation by Vancouver Theatre Sports, comedian, DJ & dancing etc.
  • Sunday brunch
  • Family Friendly beach day, soccer or croquet tournament or tide pooling, bbq at MSAC

  • Group rates to take the Rocky Mountaineer Train up to Whistler
  • We have negotiated room rates at the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa, Four Seasons, Westin and the Fairmont
  • Friday evening welcome reception
  • Saturday activities can include: Peak to Peak Gondola, Zip treking, Tree Top Canopy Tours, Whistler Walking Foodie Tours
  • Saturday evening dinner

  • Can stay on campus to get the full student experience (if reunion is outside of school year)
  • Tour of UBCO campus
  • Saturday afternoon winery tour, round of golf, Kettle valley cycling tour,
  • Saturday evening formal sit down dinner
  • Option to have a speaker from UBCO
  • Sunday brunch

MSAC 

  • Medical Students & Alumni Centre (MSAC) – located at 2750 Heather St.
  • UBC Alumni Medical Class Reunions can book out space at MSAC free of charge.
  • The main hall comfortably accommodates 60 in theatre style (row) seating, 40 around tables for a workshop, and 65-85 for a banquet.  The smaller hall seats 40 in rows or 20 around tables.
  • Space at MSAC should be booked well in advance of the reunion as it books up quite quickly throughout the year.
  • More information can be found here: http://alumni.med.ubc.ca/wordpress/msac-rental/

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

  • The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre sits in a prime location right at the heart of the newly revitalized UBC Vancouver campus. It’s close to transit stops, across from the bookstore, a stone’s throw from the library and immediately adjacent to the new Student Union Building.

Cecil Green Park House

  • Cecil Green Park House (CGPH) – located at 6251 Cecil Green Park Rd (UBC Point Grey Campus)
  • Reunions may qualify for reduced fee bookings.

Accommodation Suggestions

  • Metropolitan Hotel (Vancouver) *pricing varies depending on time of year
  • Four Seasons Hotel (Vancouver) *pricing varies depending on time of year
  • West Coast Suites (UBC Point Grey Campus) *pricing varies depending on time of year

  • UBC has many of the world’s top researchers and doctors. Let us know if there is a topic that is of particular interest to your class and we will try our best to find a speaker. If you have a classmate that is particularly well-known in their area of practice/research why not ask them to speak to the class.

 

Contact Christina Salvatori at christina.salvatori@ubc.ca or 604-875-4111 ext 62032 for more information.