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20 Apr 2018

Introducing UBC's New Strategic Plan: Shaping UBC's Next Century

UBC is proud to launch its new strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century.

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29 Mar 2018

Top researchers join UBC as Canada 150 Research Chairs

Three internationally recognized researchers will join the University of British Columbia this year, bringing international talent in the fields of evolutionary genomics, functional genetics and social psychology as Canada 150 Research Chairs.

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28 Mar 2018

Celebrate Learning Week returns April 30–May 6, 2018

From April 30 to May 6 we invite you to join us at Celebrate Learning Week 2018.

Now in its tenth year, Celebrate Learning Week ( is an annual week-long showcase of teaching and learning opportunities at UBC Vancouver. The theme of this year’s showcase is transformative learning, a core area of strategic focus at UBC.

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26 Mar 2018

You are invited to witness the historic opening of UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

On April 9 at 10:00am, UBC will mark the formal opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, on our Vancouver campus. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged (where possible) to attend or watch the live webcast.

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22 Mar 2018

Planning Canada’s Biggest Conference: An interview with Laura Moss

In June 2019, some 10,000 people will flock to UBC to take part in Canada’s biggest academic gathering. The annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences – more commonly known as “Congress” – brings together scholars, policy-makers and activists to build partnerships, and to share cutting-edge ideas on topics like censorship, the environment, and migration. The University’s theme for Congress 2019 is “Circles of Conversation” which will showcase creative critical engagements in literature, visual arts, and music and focus on scholarly relations with Indigenous communities.

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14 Mar 2018

Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs and Director, First Nations House of Learning - Call for Applications

UBC is seeking nominations and applications for the joint position of Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs for the entire university and Director, First Nations House of Learning on the Vancouver campus.

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07 Mar 2018

UBC Information Security Standards review

To ensure that UBC's confidential data and information systems are safe from a data breach, the university has Information Security Standards that govern the use and protection of university data and computing resources.

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06 Mar 2018

Senior Advisor to the Provost on Racialized Faculty — call for applications

Please note: The deadline for applications has been extended to April 6, 2018.

UBC is embarking on a search for a new Senior Advisor to the Provost on Racialized Faculty, UBC Vancouver.

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