Why Volunteer?

There are many reasons that UBC alumni choose to volunteer. Many enjoy contributing to a cause that inspires people, ideas and actions for a better world. Others find fulfillment lifting up exceptional students and alumni by sharing their personal experience and professional expertise.

These stories highlight a small selection of the many individuals who have gotten involved in the UBC community, invested in the next generation of students and alumni, and found personal enrichment along the way.

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Antony Wang: Devotion has its pay-offs

When Antony Wang (BSc’18) hears how students are inspired by his advice or feedback, he gets “butterflies” in his stomach.

The Honorable Linda Loo: Learning from different generations goes both ways

Linda Loo

When the Honorable Linda Loo (BA’71, LLB’74) was standing on the corner of Main and Hastings in Chinatown selling apples for 25 cents each, she overheard someone ask, “Isn’t that our lawyer?”

Dr. Chris Bryant: Inspiring the next generation

Chris Bryant

For Dr. Chris Bryant (DMD’91), being a good mentor is just as important as being a good dentist. 

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