• Entrepreneurship at UBC

How we're moving forward during COVID-19.

And the resources that will help you transition to a remote work environment.

Dear entrepreneurship@UBC Community,

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak continues to cause concern both within Canada and across the world. entrepreneurship@UBC is following the leadership of the university and the advice of the BC Centre for Disease Control on our planned response.

entrepreneurship@UBC continues to operate on a “business-as-usual” basis, continuing programs and hosting ventures. We encourage you to continue to monitor the updates provided by the university on UBC’s Campus Notifications page and the resources below:

Resources from UBC:

Resources from authorities:

Next steps:

Our ecosystem of entrepreneurs, mentors, students, faculty, staff and alumni are our priority and we are building a continuity plan to ensure the right measures are being taken for the safety of our community.

In the meantime, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help equip you with the best tips and plans of action moving forward through this challenging time. Take a look, below.

5 resources for staying healthy and happy.

In no particular order...

  • How to stay emotionally happy during the Coronavirus...Psychology Today’s proven techniques from embracing best health practices and self care tips.

  • A list within a list: Coronavirus anxiety - helpful tips and resources including news and expert advice from WHO and the CDC.

So you are working from home...

How to remain productive while working remotely

  • Get yourself set up with the best real time communications tools to stay up to date and connected with your colleagues here.

  • Slack, Asana, Airtable, Loom and Zoom all offer free or (extremely) discounted group work and collaboration products. Look into their links to see if they work for you!


This post was originally shared on Friday, March 13th, through our newsletter. Not subscribed? Sign up here for the latest on all things entrepreneurship@UBC and how we are moving forward during the health crisis.

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