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UBC’s Centennial

May 14, 2015 @11:13 am

Over the coming days, as we do each year at this time, we will begin celebrating UBC’s newest graduating class with their families and loved ones. At the same time, a new group of students and their families will arrive for our annual ‘Destination UBC’ orientation. These events are always special, but this year is even more significant because it marks the last graduating class of UBC’s first 100 years and the first incoming class of UBC’s next 100 years. (more…)


Participate in Bike to Work Week, May 25-29

June 3, 2015 @11:42 am

Bike to Work week is a great way to get healthy, active and energized at work, and reduce your carbon footprint. Participating in Bike to Work Week is free, quick and easy:

  1. Register online with HUB
  2. Choose your workplace – “University of British Columbia-UBC” – then join a team or create your own. Check out the best UBC teams in 2014 here.
  3. Map your route to work.
  4. Log your route with HUB each day you ride.


UBC-V staff: Join the 2015 United Way campaign team

May 13, 2015 @9:57 am

If you’re interested in helping the community while broadening your professional skills, you’re invited to join the 2015 United Way campaign team. Depending on your availability, there are a number of ways you can get involved: (more…)


Distinguished biomedical innovator to lead research at UBC Okanagan

May 7, 2015 @12:01 pm

Molecular biologist and biochemist Philip Barker has been appointed Vice-Principal Research at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus.

A professor in the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Anatomy and Cell Biology at McGill University, Barker will lead UBC’s Okanagan research portfolio beginning August 1. Read the full media release.