Back to School
As children head back for a fourth school year with COVID-19, many parents are hoping their kids will be able to enjoy a mostly normal school experience. But with new variants circulating and respiratory virus season on the horizon, many also have concerns and questions about what the new school year will look like.
Heading back to school can be stressful for young people even when there’s no global pandemic to worry about, says Dr. Tyler Black, assistant clinical professor at UBC’s department of psychiatry.
Part two in a series recognizing faculty and staff who are supporting UBC’s transition back to campus. In this update, we showcase the efforts of our colleagues who are working on HVAC systems to ensure safe building ventilation on campus.
As UBC prepares to welcome students back to campus this September, the university is taking extra care to keep them safe and in good health.
UBC has today announced the extension of its Blue & Gold Campaign for Students, doubling the target to $200-million by 2022.
On Tuesday, September 3, UBC will be welcoming 7,000 new students to the university. UBC will also be celebrating the fact it has hit its Blue & Gold Campaign for Students $100-million goal almost a year early.
With back to school just a few weeks away, parents are looking to get their children back into more regular sleep schedules to ensure they’re ready for the start of classes.
New students moving into UBC residence will kick off their school year with a fumble-free handoff thanks to a small army of UBC staff and the Thunderbird Men’s Football team.
The start of a new school year can be especially daunting for children who are starting kindergarten or high school.
UBC is improving mental health literacy among its teacher candidates, arming them with the knowledge and skills they need to act as an intervenor in the battle against teen mental illness.