A Better Alternative to Skype

Session Information:

Note: This workshop is currently being offered on demand. Please contact us at ets.educ@ubc.ca or 604-822-6333 to arrange a session for your group or department, or to schedule one-on-one tutorial.
Location: Scarfe 308A

Description: Skype may be the go-to solution to hold meetings online, but there is another option! Attend this session to find out how to use the high-end conferencing equipment in Scarfe 308A to connect with people in real time, whether they are using a computer or a video-conference system.

Note: If you are planning to deliver a course online in real time, Collaborate may be a better tool. Please take a look at the Collaborate workshops, or contact ets.educ@ubc.ca for more information.

At the end of the session, attendees will know:

  • How to use the video conference facility in 308A;
  • How to use the BlueJeans Network to connect with people who are on a computer;
  • Know where to go if additional support is required (e.g., room booking, equipment support).


This workshop will be led by UBC IT/AV services. For more information about the event, email AV services at av.helpdesk@ubc.ca