How UBC is preparing students for their future careers
Tony Botelho, a career development professional with over 30 years of experience working with post-secondary students, joined UBC as the new managing director for the Career Centre this summer.
Dec 12, 2023
UBC releases 2022 animal research statistics
UBC’s summary of animals involved in research at the university in 2022 is now available.
Nov 28, 2023
UBC Vancouver’s snow removal team prepares for action
It’s nearly time to welcome the annual chaos, confusion, and calamitous clogging of roads known as snowfall in Vancouver.
Nov 20, 2023
World-leading scientists named Canada Excellence Research Chairs at UBC
Drs. Kayla King, Isla Myers-Smith, and Corey Stephenson have been appointed Canada Excellence Research Chairs at UBC.
Nov 16, 2023
Budget 101: How UBC’s financial planning process works
In the face of rising costs and global economic inflation, it’s even more important to understand how the University of British Columbia’s budget works.
Oct 16, 2023
Mental health and wellbeing a priority for UBC
With midterm exams around the corner, stress levels are rising. For some students, that might mean increased mental health concerns.
Sep 25, 2023
Meet the adorable working animals of UBC: From fierce mousers to guiding paws
Charlie, Lola, Wilma and Daniel are among the many beloved “working” animals of UBC who make a paw-sitive impact on the university community.
Sep 19, 2023
UBC adds another student residence – as demand continues to increase
The University of British Columbia has officially opened the doors of the new Brock Commons North student residence building, providing 316 additional beds for students.
Aug 16, 2023
Ordinary care in extraordinary times
How two UBC health-care workers are lending their support to Ukraine.
Aug 15, 2023
First Nations Longhouse celebrates 30 years at UBC
Since 1993, the First Nation Longhouse has supported the Indigenous community at UBC as a ‘home away from home’ for Indigenous students.
Aug 8, 2023
Dr. Benoit-Antoine Bacon named UBC president
Dr. Benoit-Antoine Bacon has been named the 17th President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of British Columbia, the university announced today.
Jul 20, 2023
Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot appointed United Nations chair on Indigenous peoples’ rights
The announcement marks the first time an Indigenous woman from Canada has been appointed to the prestigious position.
Jul 17, 2023
UBC jumps to 34th in QS World University Rankings 2024
The University of British Columbia has risen to 34th from 47th position in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings released today.
Jun 27, 2023
Reconciliation, one keystroke at a time
A new font to typeset Salish languages is the result of a unique collaboration between UBC, Musqueam and Syilx.
May 31, 2023
UBC student champions disability justice to win Lieutenant Governor’s Medal
Rabiah Dhaliwal recognized for contributions to the promotion of diversity and inclusion
May 30, 2023
From science fiction to classroom reality: How UBC instructors are using AI as a teaching tool
UBC instructors are finding innovative ways to integrate generative AI into their course curriculum to enhance student learning.
May 24, 2023
UBC celebrates graduates who defy age and time to complete their degrees
Meet the slowest, youngest and oldest students to graduate from UBC this year, proving age and time constraints are no barriers to success.
May 17, 2023
New art connects The Reconciliation Pole to Musqueam territory
The 15-foot-wide disc, titled θəʔit, depicts salmon carved by Musqueam master-carver Kayám̓ Richard Campbell.
May 11, 2023
Event: New art connects The Reconciliation Pole to Musqueam traditional territory
New art connects The Reconciliation Pole to Musqueam traditional territory.
May 11, 2023
UBC’s “Great Shuffle” sees thousands of students’ rooms cleaned in just seven days
An inside look at UBC’s Student Housing and Community Services’ annual task of shifting students into and out of residence units and all the work that goes into it.
Apr 25, 2023