Prized T-shirt returned to UBC Bookstore after 42-year ordeal on Welsh rugby player
Most of us have a T-shirt relic from decades past, usually stuffed into the dark recesses of a drawer only to slowly fall to pieces or be tossed out by next of kin.
Feb 1, 2023
How UBC supports survivors of sexual and gender-based violence
When Alicia Oeser worked at Harvard, she created a job she knew instinctively was important: the role of Community Advocate within the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response.
Jan 30, 2023
$33.8M gift to transform MS research and save more lives, sooner
A $33.8 million gift has been donated to the University of British Columbia and VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation for multiple sclerosis (MS) research and care—the largest known donation ever for MS research worldwide.
Dec 7, 2022
UBC releases 2021 animal research statistics
UBC’s summary of animals involved in research at the university in 2021 is now available.
Nov 10, 2022
UBC welcomes back thousands of alumni for make-up graduation ceremonies
The University of British Columbia is preparing to host its busiest graduation ever this month as thousands of alumni who graduated virtually during the pandemic return for in-person makeup ceremonies.
Nov 9, 2022
Event: UBC students to celebrate Great Trek by opening time capsule from 1972
UBC students will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great Trek by opening a time capsule buried by students 50 years ago.
Oct 28, 2022
QS rankings place UBC first in Canada for social impact, third globally overall
The University of British Columbia ranks first in Canada for social impact and second for environmental impact in the new Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: Sustainability.
Oct 26, 2022
Peter Wall and UBC launch new program awarding up to $4 million per year to help create sustainable solutions in B.C.
Today, Peter Wall and UBC announced the launch of the Wall Research Awards and Wall Fellowships, which will be supported by the Peter Wall Legacy Fund, for a total of up to $4 million each year.
Oct 24, 2022
Construction begins on UBC’s Recreation Centre North
Construction is underway on a new recreation centre that will triple the amount of indoor fitness and recreation space at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus.
Oct 4, 2022
UBC celebrates groundbreaking for new student recreation centre
Today UBC celebrates groundbreaking for construction of the new Student Recreation Centre North.
Oct 4, 2022
UBC appoints Dr. Deborah Buszard as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor
Today, the University of British Columbia announced Dr. Deborah Buszard has been appointed Interim President and Vice-Chancellor.
Oct 3, 2022
New Student Strategic Plan introduced at UBC
The University of British Columbia has formally introduced the first Student Strategic Plan in Canada.
Sep 29, 2022
Event: Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day
An intergenerational march to commemorate Orange Shirt Day will start at the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) on Friday, September 30.
Sep 29, 2022
UBC experts and events on Orange Shirt Day
September 30 is both Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Sep 27, 2022
UBC powers FORWARD to drive decades of discovery and solutions
A bold commitment to help solve some of the world’s most urgent problems—that’s the promise and potential of FORWARD, the campaign for UBC, a $3 billion fundraising and alumni engagement initiative announced today by the University of British Columbia.
Sep 24, 2022
New canine lab seeks four-legged research participants
A new lab at UBC’s Vancouver campus is looking for research participants—and not just anyone will do. The criteria? Must be furry and four-legged.
Sep 20, 2022
Multiple Indigenous-focused initiatives receive UBC funding to help advance rights of Indigenous peoples
A diverse range of Indigenous-focused projects will receive a significant funding boost this month to help transform innovative and impactful ideas into reality. Through the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund (ISI […]
Sep 14, 2022
How UBC became the rising star of Hollywood North
For many people, it’s tough to play it cool if they suddenly spot their favourite celebrity. But for UBC’s Arlene Chan, it’s just part of the job.
Aug 23, 2022
Faculty and staff housing targeting Passive House certification opens at UBC
Faculty and staff rental housing at UBC’s Vancouver campus has evolved, with the first residents moving into their new homes at one of Canada’s largest residential buildings targeting Passive House certification.
Aug 22, 2022
UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan funding sees student projects get off the ground
Successful student recipients of the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives (ISI) Fund have been given the green light to start implementing their proposed Indigenous-focused, student-led projects with the backing of university funding.
Aug 10, 2022