Posts Tagged ‘student’

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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UBC students mobilize for Rumana Monzur as she undergoes care

Jul. 14, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia masters student Rumana Monzur is receiving medical treatment in Vancouver but further procedures will be required to determine how much, if any, of her sight can be restored.

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Donate online to help UBC student Rumana Monzur

Jun. 24, 2011 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

The University of British Columbia has set up a website to collect donations to help student Rumana Monzur, who was severely beaten in an attack by her husband.

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More than 65 events highlight teaching and learning at UBC

Oct. 22, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

Media and the public are invited to take part in Celebrate Learning Week at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. This year’s event, Exploring the Dimensions of an Exceptional Learning Environment, features more than 65 workshops, lectures and public events between Oct. 23 and 31.

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UBC student to help prime minister encourage Canadian investment at next week’s APEC summit

Nov. 6, 2009 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: ,

A UBC student is one of four young Canadians chosen to accompany Prime Minister Stephen Harper to next week’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

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