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.
Media Release | September 30, 2015
UBC launches its Centennial year and marks the official opening of the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre today, exactly 100 years after welcoming its first class of 379 students.
September 29, 2015
Media are invited to film hundreds of students, staff, alumni and faculty spell out “UBC100” in formation at 12 p.m.
Media Release | September 25, 2015
The University of British Columbia and Langara College announced today a formal partnership to fully establish a university transfer program for Aboriginal students.
Media Release | September 24, 2015
With more than half the world’s population living in urban areas, cities need urban foresters who can deal with the unique challenges to help build sustainable, green communities.
Media Release | September 24, 2015
The University of British Columbia’s new Engineering Student Centre opened today thanks to $5.2 million in donations from students, alumni and industry.
Media Release | September 23, 2015
UBC welcomes the news of Mohamed Fahmy’s release from an Egyptian prison today and looks forward to him joining UBC later this year.
Media Release | September 22, 2015
The Royal Society of Canada honoured nine UBC professors this month for their outstanding achievements and contributions to their fields.
Media Release | September 21, 2015
Philip Steenkamp will bring extensive leadership and a deep understanding of the academic environment to the role of vice-president, external relations and communications.
Media Release | September 17, 2015
One of the last working farms near the city of Vancouver has received a $2 million donation from the co-founders of Nature’s Path Foods.
September 9, 2015
Like many new first-year UBC students Bernadette Chong commutes to campus by bus, is worried about making it to classes on time and is nervous about exams.
Media Release | September 4, 2015
This month, UBC kicks off its 100th anniversary events and as it does, it welcomes 8,337 students as the first class of its second centennial.
September 3, 2015
New students moving into UBC residence will kick off their school year with a fumble-free handoff thanks to a small army of UBC staff and the Thunderbird Men’s Football team.
August 17, 2015
The allegations of breaches of academic freedom in a recent blog post are serious and UBC has the processes to appropriately address such allegations.
Media Release | August 7, 2015
The University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors regretfully announced today that President Arvind Gupta has resigned to return to the pursuit of his academic career.
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 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.