Annual Highlights

UBC’s Academic Programs and Research in Asia

APRO supports and assists various academic programs, research endeavours and academic relations in the Asia Pacific Region. Student Exchanges Building on a long-standing relationship with Hong Kong University, a practicum exchange agreement was signed and the first two HKU students started their practicum exchange at UBC in March 2011. UBC currently has 42 student mobility […]

UBC Receives Generous Donor Support from Asia Pacific Region

Donors have continued to support UBC, including major contributions from Hong Kong, China and Japan to name a few. The UBC Hong Kong Foundation received nearly $2.5 million dollars in support of UBC in 2010 and millions more were directly donated to UBC.

APRO Supports UBC Alumni in Asia

As interest in UBC continues to grow in the Asia Pacific region, alumni ranks are swelling with graduates returning to their home countries and Canadian alumni going to Asia seeking exciting careers. UBC alumni in the Asia Pacific region have access to events and support through APRO, including an e-newsletter, individual and group meetings and […]

Reaching out to Prospective UBC Students in the Asia Pacific Region

Last year, UBC welcomed over 4000 undergraduate and graduate students to both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses from 29 Asia Pacific countries. APRO’s recruitment initiatives in Asia included 40 high school visits, three PhD fairs, and presentations to students in targeted feeder programs at universities throughout the region. Other undergraduate and graduate recruitment activities took place in […]

APRO Celebrates 5 Years of Successes in the Asia Pacific Region

APRO celebrated five years of successful operations in Hong Kong in 2010 by awarding five entrance scholarships and relaunching its website.  Its anniversary and achievements were highlighted in several local Hong Kong publications, including the InvestHK newsletter. Hong Kong Students Awarded UBC Entrance Scholarships The Outstanding International Student Awards (OIS)—five $5000 entrance scholarships for UBC […]

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