• 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!


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