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26 Feb 2024

Inviting proposals for the 2024 Continuous Learning Advancement Fund

UBC Vancouver faculty members are invited to submit letters of intent for Continuous Learning Advancement Fund (CLAF) projects for 2024 funding.

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14 Feb 2024

Workday Student Launch 2: Training resources for teaching faculty & instructors

Workday Student's Launch 2 begins on February 26, 2024. The IRP Student team has rolled-out a series of training information for teaching faculty and instructors.

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09 Feb 2024

2024 University Killam Professors competition - call for nominations

The biennial University Killam Professor competition is open for the nomination of exceptional faculty members who are extraordinary teachers and researchers, leaders in their academic fields, and have received national and international recognition.

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08 Feb 2024

Dr. Irene Bloemraad appointed President's Excellence Chair in Global Migration

Dr. Irene Bloemraad will join the University of British Columbia as the President’s Excellence Chair in Global Migration and as a Professor in the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, commencing July 1, 2024.

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29 Jan 2024

LFS Dean Rickey Yada moving to University of Alberta in October 2024

Following the completion of his term as Dean of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems on Sept. 30 2024, Dr. Rickey Yada will be taking up the position of Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta.

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26 Jan 2024

Update regarding temporary federal intake cap on international student study permits

On January 22, 2024, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced a temporary intake cap on the number of international student study permit applications that will be issued for the 2024 and 2025 school years.

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25 Jan 2024

H5P Symposium: February 21-22, 2024

CTLT is hosting the H5P Symposium, February 21–22, 2024, to introduce H5P, a free open-source html tool, that can be used to create flexible, interactive practice questions, as well as opportunities for interactive content delivery for instructors.

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05 Jan 2024

Prof. Blair Satterfield appointed Director pro tem, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Professor Blair Satterfield has been appointed as Director, pro tem, of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in the Faculty of Applied Science for a one-year term.

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