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.
September 14, 2016
Brock Commons is an 18-storey student residence under construction at UBC that will be the world’s tallest wood building at 53 metres (about 174 feet) when completed in Fall 2017.
Media Release | September 12, 2016
UBC formally announced today the construction of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSC).
September 9, 2016
UBC will formally announce the construction of the Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre, a first of its kind in western Canada.
September 2, 2016
Join UBC President Prof. Santa Ono and Andrew Parr, managing director of student housing and hospitality services, as they and a team of UBC employees welcome first-year students moving into campus residence.