Campus and Community Planning
UBC ditching single-use coffee cups and plastic food ware
UBC Vancouver is ditching single-use coffee cups and plastic food ware, and encouraging students, faculty and staff to choose reusable options such as their own mugs, water bottles and cutlery instead.
Nov 25, 2019
UBC pursuing housing and transit solutions to push the sustainability agenda
As UBC advocates for an extension of rapid transit to the Vancouver campus, critics have argued the university isn’t building enough housing for its own community.
Apr 30, 2019
Let the shredding begin: North America’s first campus skatepark opens at UBC
UBC has opened the first campus skatepark in North America, giving students, campus residents and Metro enthusiasts a new place to get radical on their skateboards, BMX bikes and rollerblades.
May 1, 2013
Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study
The City of Vancouver and UBC today released a KPMG study that shows the employment and population of the UBC/Broadway corridor will grow by 150,000 in the next 30 years and a rail-based rapid transit system is needed to meet the corridor’s population growth and significant economic potential.
Feb 28, 2013