HUBBUB is a celebration of co-creation and collaboration between City Staff, faculty and post-secondary students. Each showcase features creative and innovative solutions imagined by students for city building, and in making Vancouver more sustainable, equitable and joyful.
This Spring, we have even more cause for celebrating as HUBBUB 18 marks 10 years of co-creating with the City of Vancouver.
This semester, student projects address challenges relating to multiple City of Vancouver strategic priorities including COVID-19 impacts on equity-seeking groups, placemaking with inclusion, carbon sequestration at the neighborhood level, electrification of the Stanley Park train, and more.
After scrolling through the student projects, don't forget to vote for your favourite project by clicking the BLUE button at the bottom. You will be taken to our online submission form to nominate a project for the People’s Choice award!
Students participating in Term-Long or Course Collaborations work as individuals or teams on a hands-on, applied project over the course of a term. These collaborations usually take place with third and fourth year students. Some projects are more complex and may require a multi-disciplinary, multi-year exploration, or might benefit from in depth research. CityStudio Research Collaborations usually involve graduate students or those in directed studies.
New to our showcase is our Engagement Collaborations - an innovative type of collaboration at CityStudio Vancouver. These projects come together with a lighter touch approach, meaning we have the opportunity to engage with more, sometimes more than a hundred students, for a project that invites students to reflect on and understand experiential learning from the first two years of their post-secondary education.
Every HUBBUB we welcome three expert judges (one City staff + one faculty + one CityStudio alum) to explore the showcase and select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place projects to be celebrated at the end of the showcase. This semester we are proud and grateful to have the following judges:
City of Vancouver
At CityStudio Vancouver, no one exemplifies the work we aim to do more than our champions. We truly admire these folks for their commitment to change in the City and to mentoring students. This anniversary edition, we’re celebrating three Champions who have championed CityStudio Vancouver through the years since its inception, saying YES. These individuals are not only committed to collaborative city-building and community-engaged learning, but have provided us with invaluable insights and feedback, dedicating countless hours, imagining new possibilities to expand our collective impact. These Champions have been an integral part in helping to make Vancouver more sustainable, equitable, and joyful.
"Ten years ago, I joined a group of academic leaders from 6 institutions who were animated by the idea of creating opportunities for post secondary students to work directly with city staff on projects that could have positive impact on the future of Vancouver. It has been so satisfying to watch CityStudio grow, influence others around the world, and provide truly meaningful and memorable learning experiences for countless students. I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this success. Congratulations on the 10th anniversary of CityStudio!"
Each semester CityStudio Vancouver brings together City of Vancouver staff with faculty from UBC, SFU, BCIT and Langara College. Without the collaborative efforts of the following individuals, we would not be able to get students into City Hall to shake things up! Thank you for all your openness and innovative work! Below you'll find the City Staff and Faculty Champions from Spring 2022.
Erin Goheen Glanville
Climate Change Adaptation Strategy
Climate Emergency Action Plan (CEAP)
Engineering Services Strategic Plan
Poverty Reduction Plan
Vancouver Parks Board Strategic Plan
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