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Conferences & Accommodations at UBC wins ‘Unique Venue’ award

Conferences & Accommodations at UBC is proud to announce its recent 2017 Unique Venue award for Best Place to Gather for the Day. Unique Venues’ ‘Best of’ awards recognize standout campuses, conference and business centers, sports arenas, historical and cultural venues, camps and retreat centers, and other special event venues that wowed guests each year. Learn more.

Margo Seltzer appointed Canada 150 Research Chair, Computer Systems

Harvard professor Margo Seltzer will join UBC as the Canada 150 Research Chair in Computer Systems and the Cheriton Family Chair in Computer Science in September 2018, a position that comes with $1 million in federal funding per year for seven years. Seltzer is currently a computer science professor and director of the Center for Research […]

UBC Sauder School of Business ranked #1 business school in Canada for 2018

As they do each year, Maclean’s has ranked the best universities in 10 program areas—including business. This year, UBC Sauder School of Business achieved the top ranking as the number one Business School in Canada for 2018. View details online.

Gary Hinshaw wins 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

UBC professor of physics & astronomy, Gary Hinshaw, is one of the recipients of the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. He and colleagues from NASA’s Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) team, including UBC physics & astronomy colleague Mark Halpern, were awarded the prize for their work on mapping the early universe. Their findings cemented […]