Smartphone health apps miss some daily activity of users

If you use your smartphone to monitor your physical activity, you’re probably more active than it suggests.


Business, Law and Society

The stock market gets SAD in winter, too

When the mercury drops and daylight hours dwindle, winter blues set in for many people.

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Arts and Humanities

UBC experts on census data

On Wednesday, Statistics Canada is releasing the final batch of 2016 long-form census data.

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Science, Health and Technology

Transgender youth avoid health care due to discomfort with doctors

Close to half of transgender young Canadians aren’t accessing health care when they need it, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.

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University News

UBC announces $100-million fundraising campaign for students

UBC is embarking on the largest fundraising campaign for students in its 102-year history. The Blue & Gold Campaign for Students aims to raise $100 million over three years to give promising students access to a life-changing education.

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Wedding bells ringing for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged to be married, the Prince of Wales announced today. Sarika Bose, UBC lecturer in Victorian literature and royal expert, discusses the nuptials.


The significance of Trudeau’s apology to LGBTQ Canadians

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make a formal apology on behalf of all Canadians to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people who have been imprisoned, fired from their jobs or


Better policies could net more fish for Indigenous and coastal communities

Indigenous and coastal communities in Canada are increasingly finding that the ocean and marine resources are off limits, new research suggests.



The Province published an op-ed by Pitman B. Potter, a UBC law professor, about Prime Minister Trudeau’s visit to China to discuss the possibility of a future bilateral free trade agreement.

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Expert Spotlight

UBC experts on the holiday season

The holidays are just around the corner. UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to the season. 

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UBC Athletics

Hailey Counsell signs with UBC women’s basketball

Hailey Counsell, a member of Basketball BC’s Under-17 provincial team, will be joining the UBC Thunderbirds women’s program next season.

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Feature Video

Lunch with Duncan McCue

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by UBC Reads Sustainability and the R. Grant Ingram Distinguished Speaker Program.

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UBC Events

Holiday Central 2017 at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

  • Monday-Saturday
  • Until December 23, 2017
This December, the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre (6163 University Boulevard, UBC’s Vancouver campus) will become Holiday Central.