Media Release | December 13, 2017
A top computer scientist and entrepreneur from Harvard University will join UBC next September, thanks to the federal government’s Canada 150 Research Chairs Program.
Media Release | November 28, 2017
UBC’s summary of animals involved in research at the university in 2016 is now available.
Media Release | November 27, 2017
UBC is embarking on the largest fundraising campaign for students in its 102-year history. The Blue & Gold Campaign for Students aims to raise $100 million over three years to give promising students access to a life-changing education.
Media Release | October 18, 2017
Students from 11 of UBC’s health-related programs will come together for the first time on Thursday for a new learning experience designed to help them better serve Indigenous people.
October 13, 2017
More than $67.5 million at the University of British Columbia for new labs and equipment to help Canadian researchers discover, innovate, and train the next generation of scientists.
September 22, 2017
UBC President Santa Ono, Parliamentary Secretary Ravi Kahlon and Vancouver Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi will officially open UBC’s new National Soccer Development Centre.
Media Release | September 7, 2017
Over 2,500 people were on hand at the UBC Okanagan campus on Wednesday night for a Town Hall event hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
August 31, 2017
First-year students move into their new on-campus homes at Orchard Commons student residence this weekend.
August 31, 2017
UBC has more on-campus housing than any university in Canada with 11,796 beds as of September 2017.
August 28, 2017
UBC is welcoming 63,370 students to its two campuses this September. In recent months, many people have asked about the impact of global events on international students wanting to study in Canada.
Media Release | July 12, 2017
The University of British Columbia has created its largest ever endowed scholarship, thanks to a $6-million donation from the Constance Livingstone Friedman and Sydney Friedman Foundation.
July 7, 2017
New first-year students have now begun registering for classes and UBC has an early picture of what the incoming class will look like.
June 26, 2017
UBC is conducting an emergency preparedness exercise on campus at Main Mall and Agronomy Road June 28th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Media Release | March 30, 2017
Thousands of copper nails are important markers on a carved pole installed on UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Media Release | March 9, 2017
UBC technology that improves the accessibility of safe drinking water is now a thriving startup, thanks to an experienced executive taking a chance on a new venture and the multi-faceted support UBC offers entrepreneurial faculty, students, staff and alumni.
Media Release | February 23, 2017
In an expansion of regional cooperation, the University of British Columbia and the University of Washington today announced the establishment of the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative.
January 18, 2017
In Conversations That Matter, veteran interviewer Stuart McNish discusses the issues that shape our world with thought leaders. In this edition of the program, he sits down with UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono.
January 17, 2017
Media are invited to tour the new, state-of-the-art $40-million UBC Aquatic Centre.
January 17, 2017
Facts and figures on the new UBC Aquatic Centre
Media Release | January 9, 2017
UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono announced today the reinstatement of John Furlong as the keynote speaker at the university’s 18th Annual ZLC Millennium Scholarship Breakfast on February 28, 2017.