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They Came From Buchanan Tower! Student-Professor Mingle

They Came From Buchanan Tower! Student-Professor Mingle

In the miracle of perfected Three-Dimension, the ESA presents THEY CAME FROM BUCHANAN TOWER. What are they? Where do they come from? Who are these all-powerful creatures dwelling in Buchanan Tower? And what do they want on campus? You can learn the amazing answers only when you come to the most thrilling professor-student event this...
Submit to The Garden Statuary!

Submit to The Garden Statuary!

The Garden Statuary (TGS) is the English department’s student-run multimedia journal. TGS publishes a wide range of student work, including academic essays, fiction, creative-non fiction, scripts, poetry, visual artwork, and more. If you’ve done some particularly stellar creative or academic — or perhaps creative academic? — work, TGS wants you! Successful submissions will be published online and in the beautiful...
Searching for an AUS Council Representative!

Searching for an AUS Council Representative!

The UBC English Students’ Association is seeking an AUS Council Representative! The AUS Council Representative attends bimonthly AUS Council meetings and reports back to the executive team with meeting minutes. The executive will also collaborate with the Social Coordinator and other club executives to plan and executive events. If you are interested, send an email...
Bloggers Wanted!

Bloggers Wanted!

The UBC English Students’ Association (ESA) is now accepting applications for bloggers for the upcoming academic year. As an ESA blogger, you will have the opportunity to regularly let your snarling wit and opinion be heard by being published periodically on the UBC ESA blog. If you have a passion for (or a very strong opinion...
ESA ELECTIONS 2017-2018: Call for Executives

ESA ELECTIONS 2017-2018: Call for Executives

If you’re looking for a fun opportunity to get involved that looks great on a resume, then have we ever got an offer for you! We are officially seeking executives for next year’s ESA. This is a great way to develop new skills, meet new people, and have an influence on campus. The executive team...
Should I Major in English? The Pros and the Cons

Should I Major in English? The Pros and the Cons

This post is for all you baby undeclared Thunderbirds and baby English majors. 2017 marks my final year at UBC and  boy, it’s been a ride. A whirlwind of cramming readings, looking up MLA formats, and hitting word counts, to be exact. The first few English courses you’ll take in undergrad are amazing and so...