May 5, 2016
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.
April 27, 2015
UBC will announce a state of the art training facility for the UBC Thunderbirds program and players across the Lower Mainland.
Media Release | January 29, 2015
UBC graduate and noted philanthropist Ken Woods has donated $1 million to establish a scholarship for gifted athletes.
December 9, 2014
The UBC Dept. of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce Blake Nill as the 18th head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds football program.
Media Release | December 3, 2014
UBC will once again play host to some of the best tennis players in the world.
Media Release | May 29, 2014
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.
Media Release | February 28, 2014
The University of British Columbia announced today the result of the sport review of the 29 Vancouver campus varsity teams.
Media Release | January 21, 2014
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.
Media Release | December 9, 2013
UBC has finalized the framework that will form the basis for the assessment phase of the UBC Athletics sport review.
Media Release | November 26, 2013
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.
November 12, 2013 - by Heather Amos & Randy Schmidt
UBC renews its vision for sport and commitment to excellence.
October 30, 2013
UBC athletics focused on success and student participation Louise Cowin, vice-president, students, on the review of the UBC Athletics department. Read more…
July 8, 2013 - by Corey Allen
Kinesiology grad Raymond Wong helped athletes prepare for the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games, which take place at UBC’s Vancouver campus in July 2014.