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UBC opens official IELTS test centre

UBC is now an official test centre for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS test is used as an assessment of the English language competence of students […]

UBC Opens Official IELTS Test Centre

The University of British Columbia is now an official test centre for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The Centre is conveniently located at the Continuing Studies Building on 2121 West Mall, UBC Point Grey campus.

UBC This Week 13-Dec-2012

  This is the last issue of UBC This Week for 2012. The next issue will come out on January 3. Happy Holidays! Recent UBC Media Releases Dec. 12 UBC […]

First-year engineers help not-for-profit organizations

First-year students from the School of Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus spent the past semester creating fundraising ideas and project proposals for local not-for-profit organizations to support their engineering and […]

UBC Engineering student attends Global Youth Summit in London

UBC Engineering student Armin Rezaiean-Asel was one of 60 students selected from over 4,400 applicants worldwide who attended the Global Youth Summit in London on November 25 – December 1. […]

Collaborative research in prostate cancer technology

Mehdi Moradi, a specialist in imaging technologies, is working with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Department of Urologic Sciences, and Vancouver Prostate Centre to develop a method […]

UBC prof named ACM fellow

Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) has named UBC’S Gregor Kiczales ACM Fellow for his contributions to aspect-oriented programming language design and implementation. For more info, click here.

UBC music alumna Diane Loomer remembered

Diane Loomer, a national and international figure in the music world and an alumnus of UBC School of Music, has passed away. Loomer was a UBC faculty member and received […]

UBC leads national study on HPV vaccine

Clinician-scientists in the Faculty of Medicine are leading a new study that seeks to determine whether two or three doses of the vaccine Gardasil provide similar protection against human papillomavirus […]

UBC filmmakers make Canada's Top Ten, Best Canadian Feature

UBC Master of Fine Arts alumna Bahar Noorizadeh’s film Lingo made Canada’s Top Ten list of Canadian short films for 2012. Noorizadeh wrote and directed Lingo as part of a […]

UBC members receive Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals

Marvin Westwood, a professor in the Department of Education has received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Westwood is one of the founders of the Veterans Transition Program, a […]

Hubert Lai appointed Queen’s counsel

UBC University Counsel Hubert Lai has been appointed the honorary title of Queen’s counsel, an honour conferred annually on members of the legal profession to recognize exceptional merit and contribution. […]

UBC This Week 06-Dec-2012

Recent UBC Media Releases Dec. 6 UBC experts on all things holiday-related Dec. 5 UBC’s new Vancouver School of Economics to educate global economic policy leaders Dec. 4 Examiners tend […]

Asia Pacific Memo update: China’s Liberalizing Impact on Global Commodity Markets; Digital Generation in Papua New Guinea Emerges

Short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific are published twice-weekly in the Asia Pacific Memo series. • China’s Liberalizing Impact on Global Commodity […]

Swirls Christmas Bakeshop available until December 20

The Swirls Christmas Bakeshop is now available until December 20, 2012. Orders for rum balls, gingerbread, mincemeat tarts, traditional Scottish shortbread, gluten free options and more can be placed here.