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.
August 19, 2016
It has been a day of ups and downs for UBC school of kinesiology alumnus and Richmond, B.C. native Evan Dunfee at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
July 5, 2016
UBC President Designate Professor Santa Ono will host a sendoff tomorrow morning for our athletes, coaches and support staff headed to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. UBC’s Rio 2016 contingent is the largest of any Canadian university.
June 13, 2016
For Santa Ono, starting his new job as president of UBC will be a heartfelt homecoming, and not just because he’s an ardent sports fan and certain to attend the Thunderbirds traditional Homecoming football game.
Media Release | June 13, 2016
A Vancouver-born biomedical researcher who is a pioneer in experimental medicine with an established track record as a senior leader at U.S. universities has become the 15th President and Vice Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, the university announced today.
Media Release | June 12, 2016
Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with the community of Orlando, and the American people, especially the loved ones, families and friends of the dead and injured victims.
June 10, 2016
The University of British Columbia will announce its 15th president and vice-chancellor on Monday, June 13. Following a short event with the campus community, UBC’s next president will have a brief media availability.
Media Release | June 2, 2016
Ten gifted students from around the world who have risen from challenging circumstances and given back through volunteering have been named Centennial Leaders award recipients by UBC.
May 24, 2016 - by Corey Allen
Watching a loved one graduate from university is a proud moment, but for Jocelyne and Randy Robinson, the pride will be twofold as the mother and son graduate from UBC a day apart.
May 5, 2016
After an extensive search guided by alumni, coaches, Varsity student athletes, a member of the UBC Board of Governors, and key internal stakeholders, UBC Athletics has selected the person who will lead the Thunderbirds.