Place and Promise
$100,000 prize to fight global corruption
The UBC Faculty of Law at Allard Hall has launched one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the international fight against corruption and protecting human rights.
Oct 4, 2012
New UBC-Langara program to help more Aboriginal students get university degrees
UBC and Langara College have partnered to create a transfer program to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students working toward a university degree. The program offers up to $8,500 in scholarships to Aboriginal students, plus guaranteed admission to UBC’s Faculty of Arts and personalized support from Aboriginal advisors at both institutions.
Sep 27, 2012
UBC housing plan to increase affordability and choice for faculty, staff and students
UBC has approved a comprehensive housing program designed to help more UBC faculty, staff and students live on its Vancouver campus. UBC will expand housing for its academic community and workforce on campus, becoming the only Lower Mainland employer to offer significant levels of restricted housing to employees, and one of the world’s first universities to offer non-profit housing to low-income staff.
Sep 26, 2012