Posts Tagged ‘students’

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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UBC campaign hits $1 billion

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

The University of British Columbia’s start an evolution campaign crossed the $1 billion mark and is now two-thirds of the way toward its fundraising and alumni engagement targets – to raise $1.5 billion and to involve 50,000 alumni annually in the life of the university by 2015.

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A chance to come clean

Oct. 4, 2012 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , ,

New policy reduces student discipline hearings

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National Soccer Development Centre

UBC welcomes Whitecaps FC and National Soccer Development Centre to campus

Sep. 6, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus will be the home of a new training facility which will form the centerpiece of the proposed National Soccer Development Centre (NSDC) – a new athletic facility to be shared by Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the university and community.

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Names Not Numbers: UBC introduces personalized service for incoming students

Apr. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia is offering a small campus experience to students admitted this fall to one of Canada’s largest universities, making UBC the first large university in Canada to implement a personalized service model.

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UBC to recognize Japanese Canadian students affected by internment during World War II

Nov. 16, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia Senate voted tonight to honour students and Canadians affected by a dark period in Canada’s history, and will be awarding them special degrees next spring as part of a three-pronged program to mark the 70th anniversary of the internment policy.

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UBC’s Vancouver campus grad ceremonies start Wednesday, May 25

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

Graduation begins Wednesday, May 25 at UBC’s Vancouver campus.

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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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Emmy award-winning UBC journalism students Heba Elasaad, far left, Krysia Collyer, second from left, Blake Sifton, centre, and Prof. Dan McKinney, far right. (Courtesy of Blake Sifton) Download more photos below.

UBC Graduate School of Journalism wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism

Sep. 27, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , ,

Students and faculty at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism have won an Emmy Award for an investigative news documentary that explores the health and environmental impacts of electronic waste. The Outstanding Investigative Journalism award, one of the top news awards, was for the PBS Frontline/World documentary, Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground, produced by 10 students [...]

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