Media Release | July 31, 2015
Health researchers at the University of British Columbia have received a combined total of $73.6 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to bolster cutting-edge medical research.
UBC positioned as global leader in quantum materials research with $66.5-million federal government investment
Media Release | July 30, 2015
A $66.5-million investment from the Government of Canada—the largest government investment in a single UBC research program—will enhance UBC’s standing as a global leader in quantum matter research and help connect university research with industry.
Media Release | July 27, 2015
An innovative partnership between the University of British Columbia and BC’s wine industry has received $630,000 from Western Economic Diversification Canada to help strengthen cooperation in the industry, enhance export readiness and develop global identity.
Media Release | July 9, 2015
A Canadian record holder, field hockey siblings and one of the country’s top young swimmers are among the UBC Thunderbird athletes who will participate in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games.
June 25, 2015
On Saturday, June 27, CiTR invites members, friends, donors, fans and alumni to their new station opening party and first broadcast from their new studios.
Media Release | June 22, 2015
Scientists across an array of faculties at UBC will receive a combined a total of nearly $33 million in grants, fellowships and scholarships, NSERC announced today.
Media Release | May 29, 2015
UBC received over $20 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to enhance current research facilities with new equipment.
May 19, 2015
UBC will award degrees to 8,500 graduating students and five honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 20-22 and May 25-27, 2015.
Media Release | May 14, 2015
Training students for success in the digital economy is the goal of UBC’s new Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) program.
Media Release | April 28, 2015
A state of the art training facility will soon be a reality for the UBC Thunderbirds baseball program and players across the Lower Mainland, thanks to an anonymous $3.5 million donation.
April 28, 2015 - by Glenn Drexhage
“A big part of it is that you’re helping yourself – you’re creating new experiences, you’re developing life skills, you’re learning so much,” says Kunashni Parikh. She’s part of a new annual program that links UBC’s international undergraduates with local community organizations.
April 27, 2015
UBC will announce a state of the art training facility for the UBC Thunderbirds program and players across the Lower Mainland.
Media Release | April 17, 2015
The University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Andrew Simpson as the new vice president, finance.
Media Release | April 14, 2015
UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Vijay K. Bhargava has been awarded the 2015 Killam Prize for his achievements in the field of wireless communications.
April 10, 2015
UBC research received a $23.2 million boost in support of 23 Canada Research Chairs working in medicine, psychology, engineering, biology and more.
UBC and Chinese universities sign landmark agreements on research, joint degrees and student exchange
Media Release | April 10, 2015
UBC has signed an unprecedented number of partnerships with leading Chinese universities that are expected to pave the way for greater academic and cultural exchange between Canada and China.
Media Release | April 6, 2015
The University of British Columbia celebrates the Government of Canada’s decision to contribute $243.5 million to the construction of the most advanced and powerful telescope on Earth.
Media Release | April 6, 2015
The University of British Columbia and China’s Chongqing Municipal Education Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding to create a student exchange program between UBC and some of China’s leading institutions for research and learning.
Media Release | March 20, 2015
Family fun and community camaraderie are on the agenda this weekend as part of Storm the Wall, one of UBC’s most iconic experiences.
March 19, 2015
UBC would like to acknowledge the caring actions of the UBC community that alerted them to an incident near Totem Park Residence before 1:00 AM Wednesday morning.