Posts Tagged ‘athletics’

National Soccer Development Centre

UBC welcomes Whitecaps FC and National Soccer Development Centre to campus

Sep. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus will be the home of a new training facility which will form the centerpiece of the proposed National Soccer Development Centre (NSDC) – a new athletic facility to be shared by Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the university and community.

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Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion Rendering

New home for UBC Rugby

Jul. 31, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia Department of Athletics and Recreation announces the opening of the $2.5 million Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion in October 2012.

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Athletics director Bob Philip takes on new role at UBC

Jun. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC Athletics Director Bob Philip has been appointed senior advisor to Vice President, Students Louise Cowin. Starting on July 16th, Philip will provide advice to the Vice President, Students as she embarks on ambitious new plans for athletics and recreation.

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UBC Olympic send-off event. Photo by: Don Erhardt

UBC experts and stories for 2012 London Olympic Games

Jun. 22, 2012 | Filed under: Hot Topics, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As many as 28 people from UBC will participate in the 2012 London Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, including up to 16 Olympians and 12 coaches, physicians, and support staff. With the one-month mark to the Games approaching, below is a list of UBC experts and story ideas for the 2012 Summer Games in London.

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UBC will stay a member of the CIS

Apr. 26, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , ,

The University of British Columbia today announced that it will maintain its membership with Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and will not apply to join the U.S.-based National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

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