UBC and Chinese universities sign landmark agreements on research, joint degrees and student exchange
Media Release | April 10, 2015
UBC has signed an unprecedented number of partnerships with leading Chinese universities that are expected to pave the way for greater academic and cultural exchange between Canada and China.
Media Release | March 10, 2015
UBC President Arvind Gupta announced plans today to visit China in early April to deepen the university’s commitment to developing partnerships with China that encompass research, teaching and student learning.
May 28, 2014
How the massive China-Russia natural gas agreement could impact Canada’s economy and the environment.
Media Release | May 27, 2014
UBC scholars discuss the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and what remains of the struggle for greater democratic and human rights in China.
January 21, 2014
Asia in 2014: A Year for the History Books UBC’s Yves Tiberghien looks ahead to a year of important milestones and trends in Asia. Read more…
Media Release | March 25, 2013
A new UBC study reveals that North American service workers are more likely to sabotage rude customers, while Chinese react by disengaging from customer service altogether.
March 6, 2013
A year in the life of a Three Minute Thesis finalist
Baillie Redfern’s 2012 entry to UBC’s annual competition was on whale barf and perfume
February 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC prof. uncovers lost works by Asian-American author, Edith Eaton
Media Release | November 5, 2012
On Nov. 8 – just days after the U.S. election – China will hold its 18th National Party Congress, a week of high-level meetings that will culminate with new leadership for the superpower. UBC Asia scholars are available to preview the event and discuss its outcomes.
October 4, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Yves Tiberghien discusses the likely challenges facing an October leadership transition.
May 10, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
The UBC Asian Studies App is the first university Asian language mobile application and boasts 10,000 digitally animated Chinese characters.
December 19, 2011
With the news of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il’s death, UBC experts are available to comment on the implications for North Korea, regional security issues and international relations.
October 16, 2009
A leading chronicler of China and Taiwan will make her first public appearances in Vancouver this weekend at UBC.