EML provides UBC faculty, students and staff a hub where they can experiment with emerging and immersive technologies.

Technologies such as virtual, augmented and mixed reality, and 360 video are changing how educators interpret learning objectives, increasing student engagement and enhancing the learning process.



EML Events

Drop-in demos at EML

Come join us at Emerging Media Lab at Neville Scarfe 1 (located in the basement) for a quick demo session of the emerging technologies at UBC. This event will be held every Tuesday from 12:00 – 1:30 PM and is open to anyone from the UBC community, including staff, students and faculty.

Immersive Learning Orientation

Date: June 27 3-4:30PM | Location: Scarfe 1
Join us for an emerging technologies orientation session to learn more about available technologies, tools and samples available to the UBC community.

Emerging Media Community of Practice

Meeting every second Friday of the month, the Emerging Media Community of faculty, staff, students and industry professionals meet to discuss and learn about not only the new VR/AR innovations but also many other emerging technology and its applications.

EML Workshop and Lecture Series

It’s About Bananas: Approaching Narrative Form in Digital Interactive Storytelling

Lecturer: Jennifer Moss | How does technology impact the way we create and share stories? This interactive lecture will explore the relationship of story to form in the context of digital interactive new media storytelling.

Development for Google Cardboard Workshop

When: June 21, 5:00 – 8:00 PM | Location: ORCH 3074
Learn how to develop for Google Cardboard so that you can have immersive experiences in the palm of your hand!