The University of British Columbia and the Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation today welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG.
The Coat of Arms has been an integral part of the university since its 1915 inception by UBC’s first president Frank Wesbrook. It has now been restored to its original splendor and elegance in time for our new-look 2013 graduation. While the elements and the meaning of the Coat of Arms have not changed, the [...]
Presidents and students from universities around the world will be at the University of British Columbia May 8-10 to explore the impact of new technology on learning and research for the annual meeting and presidential symposium of Universitas 21 (U21).
Twenty-five years ago, the First Nations House of Learning was established, and 20 years ago, the Longhouse was built to house it. Both were among the first of their kind in North America.
I had the pleasure today to announce that the University of British Columbia has entered into a new and innovative partnership with Alpha Technologies and Corvus Energy.
I am delighted to announce that the UBC Board of Governors has reappointed Ms. Lisa Castle, Vice-President Human Resources.
I met with Her Excellency Ms. Quentin Bryce, Governor General of Australia today on her first visit to UBC.
I will be stepping down as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia at the end of June 2014, after serving for eight years in what has been an inspiring and rewarding position.
Four factors are rapidly taking us beyond the tipping point for major change in postsecondary education.