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State of the art baseball training facility coming to UBC

A state of the art training facility will soon be a reality for the UBC Thunderbirds baseball program and players across the Lower Mainland, thanks to an anonymous $3.5 million donation.

Prof. Anne Gorsuch, Deputy to the President: University Affairs.

Prof. Anne Gorsuch, Deputy to the President: University Affairs.

Prof. Anne Gorsuch serves as Deputy to the President: University Affairs. She provides high-level strategic support and advice for the President, working closely with other senior administrators, deans, faculty, and students to support the development and implementation of academic strategy. She also facilitates communication between UBC Faculties, Departments and the President’s Office. Prof. Gorsuch is committed to […]

UBC welcomes federal budget initiatives for research universities

UBC welcomes federal budget initiatives for research universities

The federal budget introduced today includes a range of initiatives that will benefit Canada’s post-secondary sector and research institutions.

Interview with the Ubyssey

Interview with the Ubyssey

The Ubyssey sat down with UBC president Arvind Gupta as he nears the end of his first year in office.

Vancouver Sun Op-Ed: A New Era of Engagement in China

Vancouver Sun Op-Ed: A New Era of Engagement in China

Upon returning from China, UBC President Arvind Gupta writes about the nation’s unprecedented level of meaningful two-way engagement.

Thank you to VP Finance Search Committee

On behalf of the Board of Governors and the UBC community, I would like to thank the members of our Search Committee for the Vice President of Finance role.  The committee has completed a rigorous recruitment and selection process for this vitally important role.  Here are the members: •    Joaquin Acevedo, UBC Student (Vancouver) •   […]

UBC receives $23 million for 23 Canada Research Chairs

UBC receives $23 million for 23 Canada Research Chairs

University of British Columbia research received a $23.2 million boost in support of 23 Canada Research Chairs working in medicine, psychology, engineering, biology and more.

Signing an MOU with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

UBC and Chinese universities sign landmark agreements on research, joint degrees and student exchange

The University of British Columbia has signed an unprecedented number of partnerships with leading Chinese universities that are expected to pave the way for greater academic and cultural exchange between Canada and China.

Pictures: UBC President’s Delegation to China
UBC Arts on Air Interview

UBC Arts on Air Interview

Ira Nadel and UBC Arts On Air producers met with Arvind Gupta in February.

UBC applauds federal funding for thirty meter telescope

UBC applauds federal funding for thirty meter telescope

The Thirty Meter Telescope will be the most advanced and powerful telescope on Earth.

UBC and Chongqing Municipality pledge $1.1 million for student exchange

UBC and Chongqing Municipality pledge $1.1 million for student exchange

The program will support graduate and undergraduate students in pursuing short-term research or studies at UBC or in Chongqing universities.