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Despite TED Talks being streamed live at Langara last week, few students attended.
TED Talks is an annual conference where live speakers come together to talk about innovative ideas and inspiring topics.
This year the 30th annual meeting of TED was held in Vancouver with tickets being sold at $7,500 and higher.
That’s why Langara student Patrick Tam created the Langara Hangout group, a Facebook group where students can make friends in an informal environment.
“Some people think we are here to study, go to school and that’s it,” he said.
So far the group has nearly 100 members, and students at UBC have already reached out to the group to plan a joint event.