New Musqueam art featured at UBC’s annual Storm the Wall event
The University of British Columbia’s Athletics and Recreation department unveiled an exciting new piece of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) artwork as part of its Thunderbirds story on Monday, March 13.
Mar 21, 2023
UBC Athletics appoints senior athletics director
After an extensive search guided by alumni, coaches, Varsity student athletes, a member of the UBC Board of Governors, and key internal stakeholders, UBC Athletics has selected the person who will lead the Thunderbirds.
May 5, 2016
Media advisory: Official announcement of UBC’s new state of the art baseball facility
UBC will announce a state of the art training facility for the UBC Thunderbirds program and players across the Lower Mainland.
Apr 27, 2015
$1 million in new scholarships for UBC athletes
UBC graduate and noted philanthropist Ken Woods has donated $1 million to establish a scholarship for gifted athletes.
Jan 29, 2015
Blake Nill named UBC Football head coach
The UBC Dept. of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce Blake Nill as the 18th head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds football program.
Dec 9, 2014
World-class tennis returns to UBC courts
UBC will once again play host to some of the best tennis players in the world.
Dec 3, 2014
UBC invests in sport performance
Following a review of its varsity teams, UBC is investing an additional $500,000 per year to boost team success and achieve excellence on the national and international stage.
May 29, 2014
UBC announces results of sport review, confirms varsity teams
The University of British Columbia announced today the result of the sport review of the 29 Vancouver campus varsity teams.
Feb 28, 2014
UBC announces initial sport review results and increased varsity funding
UBC announced the stage one results of its sport review, with 16 of the current 29 varsity teams securing their status for the coming years.
Jan 21, 2014
UBC finalizes criteria for sport review
UBC has finalized the framework that will form the basis for the assessment phase of the UBC Athletics sport review.
Dec 9, 2013
UBC makes changes to strengthen sport review and reduce team uncertainty
The University of British Columbia needs to act now to ensure the future strength of its varsity programs, says Prof. Stephen J. Toope, president and vice chancellor.
Nov 26, 2013
Onward to victory
UBC renews its vision for sport and commitment to excellence.
Nov 12, 2013 - by Heather Amos & Randy Schmidt
UBC athletics focused on success and student participation
UBC athletics focused on success and student participation Louise Cowin, vice-president, students, on the review of the UBC Athletics department. Read more…
Oct 30, 2013