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Spring 2020 Message from the Provost
Hello all, and I hope you are having a wonderful spring. With the winter term in full swing, I wanted to update you on some of the initiatives that we are working on in the Provost’s Office.
Announcing the Undergraduate Program Evaluation and Renewal year-two funded projects
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic is pleased to announce that current Undergraduate Programs Evaluation and Renewal (UPER) projects will receive renewed support for their second year of funding.
COVID-19: Remote working for faculty, staff, graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and student employees
A message from Marcia Buchholz, Interim Vice-President, Human Resources
Transition to online classes at UBC
A message from Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor
Resources for faculty: Keep Teaching website
UBC has launched the Keep Teaching website to support faculty in developing teaching strategies that will not require in-person sessions that fit the particular needs of their course, discipline and context. This planning, including considering alternative approaches to final exams, will enable the university to be prepared and act quickly should the need arise.
UBC's Climate Emergency Response: Campus-wide Forum March 11
The climate emergency is one of the most pressing issues of our time. At this pivotal moment, the decisions and actions we take today will reverberate beyond our own borders and lifetimes.
UBC Among Top 25 Universities Globally in 13 Subjects; Top 50 in 36 Subject Areas: QS Rankings
UBC has been ranked among the top universities in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.