Back to School

Five dos and don’ts for new students

Five dos and don’ts for new students

UBC instructor offers advice for success in the classroom.

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No simple answers to bullying

No simple answers to bullying

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

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‘I belong to my community’

‘I belong to my community’

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

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Living the campus life

Living the campus life

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

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Getting beyond frosh

Getting beyond frosh

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

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Stop lecturing me

Stop lecturing me

UBC professors encourage more active learning.

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The newbie’s guide to money management

The newbie’s guide to money management

A UBC expert offers tips and tools to help first-year students get a solid grip on their finances.

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UBC’s new explorer-in-residence

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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A university parent’s back to school companion

A university parent’s back to school companion

A UBC student offers five tips for parents new to the university experience

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Vancouver campus: All things new and beautiful

Vancouver campus: All things new and beautiful

UBC’s Vancouver campus on Point Grey is a treasure trove for architecture enthusiasts. Here is a look at what’s new, just in time for the 2014 winter session

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The Vantage advantage

The Vantage advantage

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

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Facts and fiction about student sexual health

Facts and fiction about student sexual health

From 2013: Dr. Patricia Mirwaldt, Director, UBC Student Health Services, on what students should think about when it comes their sexual health.

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You’re not a helicopter parent just because you care

You’re not a helicopter parent just because you care

From 2013: UBC’s Jennifer Vadeboncoeur argues that the overprotective behaviour of so-called “helicopter parents” may stem from new economic and social pressures.

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How to battle bullying

How to battle bullying

From 2013: Shelley Hymel, a professor in Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education, discusses what can be done to curb school bullying.

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Healthy eating tips for back to school

Healthy eating tips for back to school

From 2013: Tanya Leung, a dietitian and clinical instructor for UBC’s Food, Health and Nutrition program, offers advice on what foods will best help your child thrive at school.

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Back to school Q&A: Keys to first-year success

Back to school Q&A: Keys to first-year success

From 2013: The transition from high school to university can be difficult. Aneesa Shariff, a psychologist with UBC Counselling Services, offers advice for first-year students.

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