May 2013

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Demand for Chinese Studies Soaring at UBC

Xinhua News Agency, Vancouver The University of British Columbia expects enrolment in its Chinese language program will increase by 50 percent within five years. On the 10th anniversary of the university’s Department of Asian Studies Chinese Lunar New Year celebration at the weekend, Professor Harjot Oberoi told Xinhua there were currently more than 3,000 students […]

UBC hosts gathering of international university presidents, students

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. Part of the annual meeting and presidential symposium of Universitas 21 (U21), the four-day conference brings together leaders, senior administrators and students from 25 universities in […]

A missing link in Vancouver’s history

Heather Amos Shared past of Chinese farmers and Musqueam Nation unearthed by student Sarah Ling with the help of the Community Learning Initiative Elder Larry Grant is a well-known figure around campus, welcoming visitors to the Musqueam territory where the university is located. But few realize that his ancestry offers historians a clue about a […]

UBC School of Nursing signs MOU with Chinese University of Hong Kong

UBC’s School of Nursing signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) today with Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Nethersole School of Nursing to establish The CUHK-UBC International Centre on Nursing Leadership (CUHK-UBC ICNL). The centre will provide a collaborative model of professional education for different levels of nursing leadership, focusing initially on clinical nurse leaders and […]

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