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.
November 23, 2015
In addition to the four honorary degrees, 2,900 students will graduate from UBC’s Vancouver campus between Nov. 25 and 27 during fall congregation.
Media Release | November 17, 2015
UBC has announced the results of its start an evolution campaign – the most ambitious fundraising and alumni engagement campaign in Canadian history.
November 6, 2015
Yoga wear and rain boots may be ubiquitous around campus nowadays, but fashion standards weren’t always so lax at UBC.
Media Release | November 4, 2015
The University of British Columbia congratulates Justin Trudeau, who earned a bachelor of education from UBC in 1998, on becoming Prime Minister of Canada.
Media Release | October 29, 2015
Crumb catcher, soup strainer, chin whiskers, chops – whatever you call the moustaches and beards that sprout up during the month of November, you can be sure that someone at UBC has sported the style.
Media Release | October 27, 2015
UBC’s Vancouver campus has earned the highest rating among Canadian universities for sustainability.
Media Release | October 15, 2015
The University of British Columbia released today the summary of the fact-finding process and conclusions reached by Hon. Lynn Smith, QC. UBC accepts and will be guided by these findings.
Media Release | October 8, 2015
UBC professors received $4.7 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to lead projects to examine terrorism and democracy.
Media Release | October 1, 2015
One of the tallest wood buildings in the world will soon be constructed at UBC, providing housing for hundreds of students.
September 30, 2015
UBC launched its Centennial year today, exactly 100 years after welcoming its first class of 379 students.