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22 Apr 2024

Celebrate Learning Week: May 6-10, 2024

UBC is hosting the 15th Annual Celebrate Learning Week in online and in-person, May 6–10, 2024. The week-long campus-wide initiative explores the intersection between humans and generative AI.

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17 Apr 2024

Killam Teaching Prize and Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 2023/2024 recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Killam Teaching Prize and Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

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15 Apr 2024

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning - funding opportunities

We are pleased to announce the launch of two funding opportunities, in support of Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL). SoTL is increasingly important within post-secondary education.

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12 Apr 2024

UBC and AWS collaborate to embrace the use of AI at the UBC Cloud Innovation Centre

UBC and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced the UBC Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) powered by AWS will pivot to a new focus on generative AI.

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12 Apr 2024

UBC adding 778 tech spaces thanks to $14.8M provincial investment

The University of British Columbia is adding 778 new spaces over six years in technology-related programs on its campuses thanks to additional funding from the B.C. government.

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09 Apr 2024

UBC launches Peter Wall Legacy Awards program

UBC’s inaugural Wall Fellowships and Wall Research Awards competitions have launched, with an initial focus on research and scholarly activity relating to sustainability in British Columbia. Wall Fellowships valued at $1-million each will be awarded to two faculty members each year. Wall Research Awards are available for individual and team projects from faculty members as well as for graduate students.

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05 Apr 2024

Further update regarding international student study permits and allocation of BC Provincial Attestation Letters

Since the March 1 update, the university has worked successfully with the Province of BC to ensure UBC is allocated sufficient quantities of Provincial Attestation Letters (PALs) to meet enrolment goals.

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