Posts Tagged ‘student life’

UBC welcomes more B.C. students with new personalized approach

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

The University of British Columbia is serving more B.C. students on its campuses than ever before, with continued growth at its Okanagan campus.

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A class project by staff member Jeff Giffin will significantly reduce UBC’s carbon footprint. Martin Dee Photograph.

UBC adopts grad’s energy makeover project

May. 6, 2011 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

The UBC Aquatic Centre is getting a major clean energy makeover thanks to a class project by a graduating green engineer and UBC staff member Jeff Giffin.

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UBC named Canada’s first Fair Trade Campus

May. 5, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , ,

UBC has been named Canada’s first “Fair Trade Campus” – and will get its very own blend of ethically sourced coffee – as a result of its national leadership on Fair Trade purchasing.

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UBC students to stage “vote mob” to raise federal election awareness among youth

Apr. 19, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Media are invited to join hundreds of UBC students on Wednesday, April 20, as they stage a non-partisan “vote mob” on campus to encourage young voters to participate in the upcoming federal election.

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