How international students benefit UBC
Earlier this week, UBC associate professor Peter Wylie wrote a column that repeated claims that international students displace domestic students and aren’t held to the same high admission standards as their Canadian peers. These claims are not accurate.
Oct 31, 2018
Growth in international students follows steady five-year trend
New first-year students have now begun registering for classes and UBC has an early picture of what the incoming class will look like.
Jul 7, 2017
A peek inside admissions
Registrar Kate Ross explains UBC’s admissions process for prospective students.
Apr 17, 2014
Examiners tend to grade relative to work already seen: UBC research
How well you fare on a subjective evaluation – whether it’s of you treating a patient, auditioning for a play or even interviewing for a job – may depend largely on the person who was examined just before you. And the worse the person before you did, the better for you.
Dec 4, 2012
UBC applicants need more than just grades
The University of British Columbia is expanding its use of broad-based admissions – an application process based both on grades and personal experiences – to all applicants of direct-entry undergraduate programs at the Vancouver campus this year, making UBC the largest Canadian university to include non-academic criteria in its application process on this scale.
Jan 23, 2012