Media Release | March 19, 2013
The University of British Columbia will honour advocates who have fought for human rights and the environment at this year’s spring graduation ceremonies. The Honourable Steven Point, Tzeporah Berman, Lee Lakeman, and Ian Stirling will receive honorary degrees from UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Media Release | September 10, 2012
Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel received today an honorary degree from the University of British Columbia during a special ceremony on the Vancouver campus.
Former PM Joe Clark, artist Buffy Sainte-Marie and others honoured during UBC’s Vancouver campus grad ceremonies starting May 23
May 22, 2012
UBC’s Vancouver campus Spring Congregation event highlights include: 7,400 student graduates; former Prime Minister Joseph Clark, singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie and five others receive honorary degrees from UBC; largest class of Aboriginal MD graduates; graduation celebration for UBC Aboriginal students; Honorary Degree Ceremony for Japanese Canadian Students of 1942.
March 15, 2012
Seventy years after Japanese Canadian UBC students were forcibly removed and exiled from the B.C. coast, UBC is examining its own role in this injustice with a symposium.
May 24, 2011
Graduation begins Wednesday, May 25 at UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Nobel laureates, environmental activist, senator and community leaders to receive UBC honorary degrees
Media Release | February 1, 2011
Two Nobel laureates are among the 10 individuals who will receive honorary degrees at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia this year.
November 23, 2010
Between Wednesday Nov. 24 and Friday Nov. 26, more than 2,000 UBC undergraduate and graduate degrees from all 12 Vancouver faculties will be conferred.
Media Release | May 26, 2010
More than 6,500 students will graduate this week as UBC holds ceremonies at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. They will join more than 250,000 UBC alumni worldwide.
May 25, 2010
More than 6,500 UBC grads, and 10 honorary degree recipients, will cross the stage at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts to receive their degrees between May 26 and June 2.