Posts Tagged ‘studentlife’

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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Julia Halipchuk Hometown: Princeton, B.C. 5th year Engineering, UBC’s Okanagan campus

In their own words

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , ,

Students share what they value about meeting classmates from other cultures

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Kenyan Harsev Oshan is a third-year political science student and president of the Arts Undergraduate Society. Martin Dee Photograph

UBC’s global edge

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , ,

International students are key to the university’s mandate

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UBC School of Community and Regional Planning student Katie O’Callaghan is a UBC-City of Vancouver Greenest City Scholar. Martin Dee Photograph

Idling on the job

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Grad student helps the VPD to reduce squad car emissions

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UBC MBA up 25 places in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking

Jan. 28, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , ,

Up 25 places over its 2012 ranking, the MBA at the University of British Columbia ranks 57th among the world’s top 100 MBA programs in the 2013 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, published today.

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UBC building wins prestigious Wallpaper* Magazine design award

Jan. 28, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Design and lifestyle magazine Wallpaper* has bestowed its 2013 ‘Best Lab’ award to the University of British Columbia’s new Pharmaceutical Sciences Building.

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UBC Engineering hosts two competitions this week showcasing students’ design ingenuity

Jan. 23, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , ,

From all-terrain, remotely operated vehicles to concrete toboggans, UBC engineering students are competing this week in two competitions for marks and bragging rights. Media are invited to cover both events.

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'When I Walk' focuses on a young man living with multiple sclerosis.

Film produced by UBC student goes to Sundance

Jan. 9, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A UBC student who helped make The Corporation an international hit film has executive produced a powerful documentary that will premiere at next week’s Sundance Film Festival.

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Students with developmental disabilities can attend UBC supported by a program called Steps Forward. Just like every other student, they take classes, write exams, and graduate. Martin Dee Photograph

Inclusive U

Dec. 5, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: ,

How UBC is working to provide access and positive experiences for students with developmental disabilities.

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