Posts Tagged ‘learning’

UBC Sailbots embark on journey to defend first place win

May. 24, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , ,

The UBC Sailbots will be testing their two-metre, robotic masterpiece in preparation for the 2013 International Robotic Sailing Regatta this June.

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UBC congregation ceremony at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Photo credit: Martin Dee

Graduation and honorary degree ceremonies begin

May. 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC confers degrees on 6,600 graduating students and four honorary degree recipients at the Vancouver campus’ Spring Congregation, May 22-29.

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A hobbyist bird watcher from Spain, Carlos Molina completed a master’s in Forestry and is moving to Prince George for work. Martin Dee Photograph

New life in old growth forests

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , ,

Carlos Molina arrived from Spain to be among the first Master’s of Sustainable Forest Management graduates

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Aisha Kigongo is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar studying at University of California, Berkeley. Credit: Jan Flatley-Feldman, The Daily Californian

$25M grant brings African students to UBC

Apr. 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

More than 110 students from Africa will receive comprehensive scholarships to live and learn at the University of British Columbia thanks to a $25 million grant from The MasterCard Foundation.

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A school in the Dadaab Refugee Camp. Photo credit: Rita Irwin

Teacher ed comes to the world’s largest refugee camp

Apr. 4, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia will soon be offering teacher education programs in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, through a partnership that will increase access to education for resident children and youth.

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A new country, a new life

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , ,

Continuing Studies leads immigrants to new opportunities

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Shared past of Chinese farmers and Musqueam Nation unearthed by student Sarah Ling. Martin Dee Photograph

A missing link in Vancouver’s history

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Shared past of Chinese farmers and Musqueam Nation unearthed by student Sarah Ling

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The Odysseus is a single-passenger, four-wheeled fuel-efficient vehicle created by the UBC Supermilage team

Engineering students demo ultra fuel-efficient cars

Mar. 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The UBC Supermileage Team will demonstrate two cars in advance of the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition for ultra energy-efficient vehicles

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Coding for a cause: UBC computer science students stage first community hackathon

Mar. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Fifty UBC Computer Science student volunteers partner with local non-profits this weekend to prototype software solutions at UBC’s inaugural Community Hackathon.

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