New Musqueam art featured at UBC’s annual Storm the Wall event
The University of British Columbia’s Athletics and Recreation department unveiled an exciting new piece of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) artwork as part of its Thunderbirds story on Monday, March 13.
Mar 21, 2023
UBC-led biomedical innovation hub to accelerate development and manufacturing of lifesaving medicines for Canadians
Canada’s biotech ecosystem is poised for a major boost with the federal government announcement today that B.C. will be home to Canada’s Immuno-Engineering and Biomanufacturing Hub (CIEBH).
Mar 15, 2023
About Canada’s Immuno-Engineering and Biomanufacturing Hub
Canada’s Immuno-Engineering and Biomanufacturing Hub brings together a multi-disciplinary, multisectoral coalition of more than 50 partner institutions (9 academic, 15 private, 6 public, 4 other research organizations, 16 not-for-profit) from […]
Mar 15, 2023
A new beginning for Afghan women judges forced to flee the Taliban
Today, the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia announced the creation of the new Afghan Women Judges Program. Through this new program, three judges from Afghanistan have joined the law school.
Mar 6, 2023
UBC’s approach to academic integrity in the age of AI
This story was not written by ChatGPT. Or was it?
Mar 1, 2023
UBC student spreading cheer with hidden coffee gift cards
Anonymous coffee crusader spills the beans
Feb 15, 2023
Celebrating Black History Month at UBC
In honour of Black History Month, the University of British Columbia is celebrating the programs and initiatives that support the university’s Black community members.
Feb 2, 2023
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