Get Thrifty Re-opens After COVID-19 ClosureRead
After three years of closures, renovations and negotiations, Get Thrifty is finally back and better than ever.
UBC's First and Only Thrift Store Re-opens for BusinessRead
After a long-winded renovation process, the on-campus store with open its doors for consignment, donations, and general shopping.
Get Thrifty Faces Extensive Construction Delays While Waiting for AMS ApprovalRead
On-campus thrift store Get Thrifty has been waiting for the AMS to let it begin construction on an expansion since late August 2020. Nine months later, the store is still waiting.
Get Thrifty Opens for BusinessRead
One year after 7018 students voted in favour of a referenda question to establish a permanent thrift shop on campus, Get Thrifty officially opened in the Life Building on March 2.
UBC's First Thrift Store Event 'Get Thrifty' to be Launched in NovemberRead
Project Imagine launches 'Get Thrifty': the first pop-up thrift store event at the University of British Columbia
Get Thrifty Expansion Plan Agreement Reached With AMS
Get Thrifty has been waiting since August 2020 to expand behind its storefront in the Life Building. As this is the same space the AMS wants to use to renovate and expand the Norm Theatre, the thrift store has continued to face delays.
UBC Sustainability Highlights: Get ThriftyRead
Get Thrifty is a secondhand clothing store in the UBC Life Building started by a small collective of UBC student designers with a passion for sustainable fashion. Everything old is new again.
In Over My Head PodcastRead
Michael Baertz talks with Rain Chen, Founder of Get Thrifty about starting the first thrift store at the University of British Columbia.
UBC Student SpotlightRead
University of British Columbia's School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture graduate Rain Chen describes her experience as a student of the BEnD program.