‘I belong to my community’

MasterCard Foundation Scholars from Africa hope to return home to make a difference


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

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Young UBC researchers receive $5.7 M in Vanier, Banting awards

UBC doctoral and postdoctoral researchers have impressed federal agencies to the tune of $5.7 million in funding from two separate programs.

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University News

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UBC receives $3.5M for research into Canada’s oceans, new projects

UBC researchers have received $3.5 million from the SSHRC for new projects related to oceans, language revitalization, community development and more.

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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.


Living the campus life

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More incoming students are choosing residence life, swayed by affordable accommodation and a better academic experience.


Culture club remix

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The UBC Intercultural Alliance connects different student cultural groups.




Turning divers into citizen scientists

UBC's Lindsay Aylesworth writes in the National Geographic about how Project Seahorse has enlisted the help of citizen divers to collect data about seahorses. Read more...

Expert Spotlight

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No simple answers to bullying

Schools need to take a more evolved approach to school safety, says a UBC expert.

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UBC Athletics


T-Birds down Vikings in preseason game

The UBC Thunderbirds men's soccer team capped off its preseason with a 5-0 shutout of the visiting Western Washington Vikings.

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Feature Video

Wade Davis on why anthropology matters

Hundreds of students have signed up to take Introduction to Anthropology with renowned author Wade Davis.

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UBC Events

Free Jive Lessons by the UBC Dance Club

  • Fri Aug 29 2014, 8 PM - 10:30 PM
  • UBC Robson Square
Always wanted to learn to Jive?! Now you can with the our FREE Newcomer jive lesson at UBC Robson Square in Downtown at the ice-rink!