Posts Tagged ‘Place and Promise’

Peter Allard speaks at UBC

$100,000 prize to fight global corruption

Oct. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

The UBC Faculty of Law at Allard Hall has launched one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the international fight against corruption and protecting human rights.

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Students outside the UBC First Nations House of Learning. Photo by Don Erhardt

New UBC-Langara program to help more Aboriginal students get university degrees

Sep. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

UBC and Langara College have partnered to create a transfer program to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students working toward a university degree. The program offers up to $8,500 in scholarships to Aboriginal students, plus guaranteed admission to UBC’s Faculty of Arts and personalized support from Aboriginal advisors at both institutions.

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Housing on UBC's Vancouver campus.

UBC housing plan to increase affordability and choice for faculty, staff and students

Sep. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC has approved a comprehensive housing program designed to help more UBC faculty, staff and students live on its Vancouver campus. UBC will expand housing for its academic community and workforce on campus, becoming the only Lower Mainland employer to offer significant levels of restricted housing to employees, and one of the world’s first universities to offer non-profit housing to low-income staff.

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