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.

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 […]

Message from the Senior Advisor International

Welcome to the first newsletter of the Asia Pacific Regional Office.  Located in Hong Kong, APRO provides a unique opportunity for the University of British Columbia to establish a presence in one of the world’s most dynamic regions.  APRO works to fulfill the university’s commitments to enhance the capacity of UBC students, faculty and staff to engage internationally, and to strengthen UBC’s presence as a globally influential university, as outlined in Place and Promise, UBC’s Strategic Plan.

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