Media Release | September 12, 2014
UBC’s new President Arvind Gupta pledged in his formal academic installation ceremony today to increase funding for research excellence by $100 million during his presidency.
September 11, 2014
UBC President Arvind Gupta will be joined by students, faculty, staff and representatives from peer institutions in his installation ceremony, The event is a formal academic tradition where he will share for the first time his vision for the university.
September 9, 2014 - by Heather Amos
Four new online courses at UBC are attracting a new breed of students and changing teaching methods on campus.
September 3, 2014
UBC instructor offers advice for success in the classroom.
September 2, 2014
UBC welcomes 7,500 new students with Imagine, a one-day orientation program featuring a pep rally where UBC President Arvind Gupta will address the new class.
September 2, 2014
UBC is preparing to welcome 8,360 incoming students, its largest ever first-year class. President Arvind Gupta will greet many of them at an Okanagan rally at 8:30 a.m. and Vancouver campus pep rally at 2:30 p.m.
Media Release | August 29, 2014
Susan Danard will become managing director of Public Affairs at the University of British Columbia on September 2, 2014.
August 29, 2014
More than 4,000 first-year students move in to residence at UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Media Release | August 27, 2014
UBC researchers have received $3.5 million from the SSHRC for new projects related to oceans, language revitalization, community development and more.
August 25, 2014 - by Heather Amos
MasterCard Foundation Scholars from Africa hope to return home to make a difference
August 25, 2014
More incoming students are choosing residence life, swayed by affordable accommodation and a better academic experience.
August 21, 2014
A campus community begins the process of building new orientation traditions.
Media Release | August 20, 2014
The charges against a former University of British Columbia faculty member are of serious concern to our community.
August 20, 2014
UBC professors encourage more active learning.
August 14, 2014
A UBC expert offers tips and tools to help first-year students get a solid grip on their finances.
Media Release | August 13, 2014
UBC is working actively to improve safety on its Vancouver Point Grey campus as students head back to school for the Winter Term that starts September 2.
August 6, 2014 - by Heather Amos
UBC’s new Vantage College helps international students find their voice.
Media Release | July 25, 2014
The University of British Columbia is making public the breakdown of expenses incurred during the 2013/14 fiscal year by then president and vice chancellor Stephen Toope.
Media Release | July 24, 2014
The Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences has been awarded $6.25 million in funding from NSERC.
July 23, 2014
A UBC expert reflects on how education has changed during her 46-year career and how some things have remained the same.