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.
December 5, 2016
For the sixth consecutive year, UBC has published data on animals involved in research at the university.
Media Release | November 23, 2016
Thanks to two $1-million contributions from alumni Greg Peet and Glenn Walsh, University of British Columbia ventures now have access to additional early-stage seed capital to help build their businesses.
Media Release | November 10, 2016
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC will be home to a significant collection of historical and contemporary Indigenous artworks and a new Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks.
Media Release | October 31, 2016
Canadian universities are leading an international effort to create campuses that will improve the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff.
Media Release | October 26, 2016
UBC has opened a new space for technology startups to build and test their inventions, grow their businesses, and transform ideas into commercial products.
Media Release | October 11, 2016
Constance and Sydney Friedman dedicated their professional lives to UBC and now their legacy of generosity will live on with a $3.3-million donation to fund scholarships for students studying in the broad area of health.
Former UBC president Stephen Toope nominated as 346th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
September 26, 2016
UBC’s congratulates Prof. Toope, UBC’s 12th President and Vice-Chancellor from 2006 to 2014, who was known for his outstanding leadership, scholarship and community service.
September 19, 2016
The UBC department of psychology is teaming up with Vancouver ecoVillage and the UBC Alma Mater Society to bring 15 therapy dogs to campus.
September 16, 2016
Homecoming 2016 is a full day of events on Saturday to celebrate the UBC Thunderbirds’ upcoming season.
Media Release | September 15, 2016
The mass wood structure and façade has been completed for UBC’s Brock Commons student residence four months ahead of schedule, showcasing the advantages of building with wood.