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11 Sep 2017

2018 Call for proposals for small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Project Grants (under $50,000)

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic invites proposals from faculty, staff and students for small TLEF Project Grants (under $50,000). The proposal deadline is 3:00 pm on November 17, 2017.

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31 Aug 2017

Welcome Back: A Message from Andrew Szeri, UBC's new Provost and VP Academic

Welcome to the 2017/2018 academic year at UBC.

As UBC’s new Provost and VP Academic, I feel delighted and privileged to be here. I hope to make a lasting contribution to this amazing and dynamic institution.

  • From the Provost

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22 Aug 2017

Ratification of Collective Agreement for Faculty at UBC: Aug. 22, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the three-year collective agreement (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019) between the University and the Faculty Association has now been ratified by all parties with very strong support.

  • Academic Community
14 Aug 2017

Meet Professor Gail Murphy, UBC's new Vice-President Research and Innovation

Accomplished computer science professor. Co-founder and board member of one of UBC’s most successful spin-off companies. Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Experienced administrator. Meet Dr. Gail Murphy, UBC’s new Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) effective August 14, 2017.

  • Academic Community
25 Jul 2017

UBC recognized by Canada Research Chairs Program for exemplary equity practices

The Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS) is pleased to recognize The University of British Columbia (UBC) for its exemplary equity and diversity practices in recruiting Canada Research Chairs, and for achieving its equity targets for the representation of women, Aboriginal Peoples and members of visible minorities among its chairholders.

14 Jul 2017

View UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report

UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report has launched in a new downloadable format, it includes top highlights, high-level performance measures and financial information. Please take some time to read the many accomplishments of our students, faculty staff and alumni.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Gregor Kiczales Welcomed As Executive Director, UBC Extended Learning (UBC ExL)

Gregor Kiczales

UBC Extended Learning (UBC ExL), formerly UBC Continuing Studies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregor Kiczales as Executive Director effective July 1,...

  • New

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30 Jun 2017

Canada 150 Research Chairs for Internationally Based Researchers and Scholars

The University of British Columbia invites top-tier scholars from all disciplines to submit expressions of interest in being nominated for a Canada 150 Research Chair at UBC.

  • Awards + Funding

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