Young UBC researchers receive $5.7 M in Vanier, Banting awards

University of British Columbia doctoral and postdoctoral researchers have impressed federal agencies to the tune of $5.7 million in funding from two separate programs. Thirty-two UBC doctoral students were awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships allowing them to continue research in fields as varied as music therapy, genomics and sports-related head trauma. Vanier scholars receive $50,000 […]

A university parent’s back to school companion

UBC student Derrick Gravener says parents of new university students should have a frank discussion of finances their child. Photo: Paul Joseph A UBC student offers five tips for parents new to the university experience The first year of university is an exciting, emotional, awkward, eye-opening and anxious time for new students. It can also […]

African students share experiences after first year in Canada

African students who have received full scholarships from the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program to study at universities across North America are gathering at UBC this weekend. The program funds education for students who come from economically disadvantaged areas and are committed to leading change in their communities after completing their studies. UBC joined the program […]

UBC reveals plans for $18.5 M Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

A new $18.5-million alumni centre will open at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus in spring 2015. The centre will be named after prominent B.C. business leader and philanthropist Robert H. Lee in honour of the many contributions he has made to the life of the university. Located centrally on the Vancouver campus at […]

Forging greater links with China

Dr. John Hepburn and Madame Liu Jinghui, Secretary-General of the China Scholarship Council (CSC), renew the MOU between UBC and CSC.

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