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April 2021

Welcome Welcome to the April 2021 issue of Letter from Santa, a regular communication to members of the UBC community.   Highlights Spring Graduation Takes Place June 2 UBC to Award 18 Honourary Degrees Over $210 million raised for UBC priorities Anti-Racism Update UBC Okanagan to Offer Degree in Indigenous Language Fluency UBC Launches Global […]

Episode 20: Thunderbikes are Go!

Bhargav Thoom and Daniel Zhao are both mechanical engineering students at our Vancouver campus. They’re also the leads of the UBC Thunderbikes, a student design team working on electric bikes. In this episode of the Blue & Goldcast they talk to Santa about the Thunderbikes electrical bike project. Download the transcript here.

UBC and the Overdose Crisis

Five years ago, on April 14, 2016, the overdose crisis in British Columbia was declared a public health emergency. Today, on the anniversary of that declaration, the crisis is still very much with us, and indeed, is worse than ever. Its effects are exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and it impacts all communities in the […]