UBC campus

Getting beyond frosh

A campus community begins the process of building new orientation traditions.


Business, Law and Society

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Global study ranks world’s most efficient airports for 2014

Atlanta International Airport is the most efficient airport in the world, according to a comprehensive ranking of global airports, conducted by UBC’s Sauder School of Business.

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Arts and Humanities

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UBC’s new explorer-in-residence

Renowned author Wade Davis has attracted hundreds of students to his first course, Introduction to Anthropology.

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Science, Health and Technology


Fish study links brain size to parental duties

Male stickleback fish that protect their young have bigger brains than counterparts that don’t care for offspring, finds a new UBC study.

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University News

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Vancouver campus safety enhanced, further improvements planned

UBC is working actively to improve safety on its Vancouver Point Grey campus as students head back to school for the Winter Term that starts September 2.

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Back To School 2014

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Visit our special Back To School 2014 page as UBC gears up to for the start of the winter session.


The Vantage advantage

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UBC’s new Vantage College helps international students find their voice.


Promoting peace on the homefront

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A UBC prof on how to prevent Middle East tensions from hitting closer to home.




The North Pole is a distraction

Canadian surveying expeditions near the North Pole are unnecessary, according to a Globe and Mail op-ed by UBC's Michael Byers. Read more...

Expert Spotlight

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Lessons from the Mount Polley mine disaster

What mining companies and government regulators can learn from the recent catastrophic tailings pond spill.

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UBC Athletics

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The UBC Thunderbirds mascot accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and encourages others to participate and donate.

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Feature Video

Beauty and the Microbe

Erick James is a UBC microbiologist and an artist. He forges giant metal sculptures of the tiny protists he sees in the laboratory.

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UBC Events

Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit exhibition

  • Mon Apr 14 - Wed Dec 24
  • Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Level 1, 1961 East Mall
Eye-catching and mouth-watering Canadian Pacific Railway Company menus from the 1890s through the 1980s from the Chung Collection.