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New president welcomes largest ever first-year class

UBC is preparing to welcome 8,360 incoming students, its largest ever first-year class. President Arvind Gupta will greet many of them at an Okanagan rally at 8:30 a.m. and Vancouver campus pep rally at 2:30 p.m.

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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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Imagine UBC event welcomes students to Vancouver’s campus

UBC welcomes 7,500 new students with Imagine, a one-day orientation program featuring a pep rally where UBC President Arvind Gupta will address the new class.

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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.

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Living the campus life

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

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Culture club remix

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The UBC Intercultural Alliance connects different student cultural groups.

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Opinions

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Wildfires are dangerous, and so is wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke poses an indirect and underappreciated threat to health, say researchers in UBC's School of Population and Public Health. 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

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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

Imagine Day

  • Tue Sep 4 2014, 8:30 AM - 5 PM
  • UBC Vancouver campus
The university welcomes 7,500 new students with Imagine, a one-day orientation program featuring a pep rally where UBC President Arvind Gupta will address the new class.