UBC tops global university impact rankings: Times Higher Education
The University of British Columbia is ranked number one in the world for taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts and ranked one in Canada for making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable, according to Times Higher Education (THE).
Apr 3, 2019
Podcast round-up: Administrators take the mic
University Affairs featured the monthly Blue & Goldcast podcast by Santa Ono, president and vice-chancellor of UBC.
Mar 26, 2019
UBC Connects is one way Santa Ono is shaking up the status quo and linking the university to the community
Georgia Straight published an article about UBC president Santa Ono and the speaker series UBC Connects. “A lot of people said it really has helped to connect the university to […]
Jan 30, 2019
Next generation will need help facing perils of interesting times
UBC president Santa Ono wrote an article in Business in Vancouver about challenges such as unaffordable housing and congested traffic, and how young people can help to solve such issues.
Dec 24, 2018
The 2018 VanMag Power 50 List: Meet the Most Powerful People in the City Right Now
Vancouver Magazine named UBC president Santa Ono to its list of the 50 most powerful people in Vancouver. The article reported Ono has been proactively trying to advance the university as […]
Nov 6, 2018
UBC officially unveils Pride installation at heart of campus
UBC has taken the wraps off its first Pride installation, located at the centre of the Point Grey campus.
Oct 15, 2018
Five tips to help students settle into post-secondary life
The Vancouver Sun quoted UBC president Santa Ono in a story about advice for university students. “As your kids transition from high school to university, it’s time to let them […]
Sep 14, 2018
Tech ventures get boost from UBC innovation programs
UBC technology that improves the accessibility of safe drinking water is now a thriving startup, thanks to an experienced executive taking a chance on a new venture and the multi-faceted support UBC offers entrepreneurial faculty, students, staff and alumni.
Mar 9, 2017