April 2012

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New to UBC

Orientations GALA: International Orientation May GALA Date: Monday, May 7, 2012 Register for Summer GALA Who should attend All new international students who will attend UBC in May 2012, including graduate students, undergraduate students, visiting students, and unclassified students should attend May GALA. It is important for new international students to attend May GALA in […]

Language, Race & Social Change

Heather Amos Hot button issues surface when 12,000  education researchers get together In 2011, Vancouver school-age students began to enroll in a new bilingual Mandarin English program. As the details for this program were being sorted out, debate and controversy erupted over whether students who already speak Mandarin should be allowed to enroll. For Ryuko […]

Asia Pacific Gaining Research Strengths

UBC president helps identify key steps to respond to growing Asia Pacific research strengths The most dramatic new developments in science are taking place among nations in the Asia-Pacific and the phenomenon is changing the dynamic of science around the globe, according to three science and academic leaders from the U.S., Canada and Singapore. In […]

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