Media Release | May 23, 2014
A new $18.5-million alumni centre will open at UBC’s Vancouver campus in spring 2015.
February 6, 2013
Charles Fipke: It’s payback time (BScG Honours, 1970)
October 22, 2012
UBC’s network of more than 280,000 alumni worldwide includes thousands of accomplished individuals. Every year, the UBC Alumni Association recognizes ten top achievers.
Media Release | September 28, 2012
In memory of their late husband and father, Franklin Lew, Joan and Derek Lew have made a $2 million gift to the Faculty of Law at UBC.
Media Release | July 31, 2012
The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation announces the opening of the $2.5 million Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion in October 2012.
Media Release | June 26, 2012
UBC Athletics Director Bob Philip has been appointed senior advisor to Vice President, Students Louise Cowin. Starting on July 16th, Philip will provide advice to the Vice President, Students as she embarks on ambitious new plans for athletics and recreation.
May 2, 2012 - by Heather Amos
Mary Nagata is one of 76 Japanese Canadian UBC students from 1942 who will be honoured this May.
March 29, 2012
Grade 7 teacher Justin Borsato of Vancouver’s Britannia Elementary School has been named the winner of the first-ever UBC Alumni Teacher Award for his work in the community and his commitment to giving students every possible learning opportunity.
Media Release | January 16, 2012
An exceptional film collection valued at $1.7 million will be housed and preserved by the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University.
Media Release | September 28, 2011
The University of British Columbia has launched an ambitious $1.5 billion fundraising campaign with a twin goal of doubling the number of alumni engaged in the life of the university by 2015.
May 24, 2011
Graduation begins Wednesday, May 25 at UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Media Release | May 8, 2011
The UBC Graduate School of Journalism is calling for the release of reporter Dorothy Parvaz, who is being held in Syria.
Media Release | March 14, 2011
President Stephen Toope today congratulated University of British Columbia alumni on their new roles in Premier Christy Clark’s cabinet.
November 26, 2010
UBC President Stephen Toope hosts the annual celebration showcasing the accomplishments of UBC’s students, alumni, faculty and staff.
July 3, 2008 - by By Don Wells
Seventy-six years ago, a young oarsman named Ned Pratt became the first UBC student to win an Olympic medal, claiming a bronze in the double sculls in 1932 in Los Angeles and triggering a decades-long succession of Olympic appearances for UBC rowers.
July 3, 2008 - by By Meg Walker
When Mike Leigh was a student at UBC, the competitive sailor used some of the knowledge from his kinesiology courses to shape his training program.
July 3, 2008 - by By Meg Walker
If there’s a good wind up, West Vancouverite Nikola Girke can usually be found on the water. That’s not unusual for a sailor. But what is unusual is that Girke is one of the few athletes who has successfully switched from one Olympic sport to another: from sailing to windsurfing.