Event: UBC and SFU award honorary degrees to His Highness the Aga Khan
The University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University are each awarding an honorary doctorate of laws degree to His Highness the Aga Khan in a joint conferral ceremony—a first for both universities.
Oct 17, 2018
Post-secondary leaders: Transit expansion needed to ensure campus access and boost region’s innovation economy
The presidents of the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University are saying “yes” in the coming transportation and transit funding plebiscite.
Mar 3, 2015
Mega genomes of spruce species decoded
Canadian and Swedish scientists today released genome sequences of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world.
May 22, 2013
BC Skills deficit looming in 2016: More jobs than qualified people unless post-secondary capacity expanded
A skills shortage will hit British Columbia in 2016 and continue to grow, unless immediate action is taken to improve access to all types of post-secondary education – university, college and trades.
Jan 29, 2013
UBC, SFU to further global sustainable mining practices through $25M Institute
The University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University will lead an international coalition to help developing countries benefit from their natural resources in environmentally and socially responsible ways.
Nov 23, 2012