April 21, 2016
Earth Day is April 22, an annual reminder to reflect on the impact of our actions and to consider how we can lighten our footprint on our earth.
Media Release | April 6, 2016
The Musqueam people and the University of British Columbia acknowledged their developing partnership today with the dedication of a striking cedar post installed prominently on the Point Grey campus.
Media Release | March 29, 2016
The Faculty Association’s vote reflects the interest that faculty have in the governance of the university and a diversity of opinion that one would expect among faculty in a vibrant academic environment like UBC.
March 23, 2016
Once again, the world has been stunned by acts of brutal violence that have taken the lives of innocent men, women, and children going about their daily business, writes UBC Interim President and Vice-Chancellor Martha Piper.
Media Release | March 14, 2016
UBC research in areas that include cystic fibrosis and food safety received $1.4 million in funding today from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Media Release | March 10, 2016
Vancouver-based diamond pioneer and philanthropist Stewart Blusson and his wife, Marilyn, have donated $11 million to quantum materials research at UBC
Media Release | March 2, 2016
The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 per cent in 2015 compared with 2007 levels, the university announced today at the GLOBE 2016 conference.
February 22, 2016
Beginning today, UBC students will get a first look at a full-scale mockup of a 140-sq-ft student housing unit called a Nano suite.
Media Release | February 15, 2016
In keeping with The University of British Columbia’s commitment to being a global leader in sustainability, UBC announced today it is launching the Sustainable Future Fund to give donors more choice when donating to UBC’s endowment.
Hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser and renowned Vij restaurateurs among UBC Centennial honorary degree recipients
Media Release | February 12, 2016
UBC will recognize 13 Centennial honorary degree recipients during spring graduation ceremonies.
Media Release | February 4, 2016
A $1.05 million gift from the Franklinia Foundation will nearly double the size of the UBC Botanical Garden’s Asian Garden, and provide additional educational and training opportunities to future horticulturalists.
Media Release | February 3, 2016
UBC’s Board of Governors recognizes climate change is an important issue for faculty, staff, students, donors and other stakeholders, and respects their concerns and commitment.
Media Release | January 28, 2016
On January 25, 2016, UBC responded to numerous FOI requests related to the resignation of Dr. Arvind Gupta from his post as UBC’s President in August 2015.
January 27, 2016
It has been brought to our attention that some information relating to the resignation of former UBC president Dr. Arvind Gupta that was redacted under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act has been made public.
Media Release | January 18, 2016
The provincial government has committed $19.95 million toward upgrading and expanding the aging teaching and laboratory space used by life sciences students at UBC.
Media Release | December 10, 2015
Metro Vancouver and the University of British Columbia have signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that strengthens their ongoing collaboration.
December 7, 2015
UBC’s Board of Governors has elected Stuart Belkin as the board’s incoming chair.
Media Release | December 2, 2015
For the fifth consecutive year, UBC has published data on the animals involved in research at the university, including statistics categorized by major species groups and by the purpose of the research.
November 25, 2015
The world gathers in Paris next week for the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which runs from Nov. 30 – Dec. 11.
November 23, 2015
Statement from Dr. Sara-Jane Finlay, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion, regarding the “UBC White Student Union” Facebook page.