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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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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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11 Dec 2023

Leadership transition in the Faculty of Science

Dr. Mark MacLachlan has been appointed Dean pro tem of the Faculty of Science effective January 1, 2024, replacing Dr. Meigan Aronson at the completion of her term. 

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30 Nov 2023

Search for a Deputy Provost at UBC Vancouver

UBC Vancouver is embarking on a search for a Deputy Provost. The search is open until January 11, 2024.

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06 Oct 2023

Deadline extended for Maximizing Impact 2023-24

We invite all non-tenured early-career researchers/faculty members at the level of Assistant Professor who are within their first three years at UBC to join Maximizing Impact, a program developed to provide mentorship and coaching. The application deadline has been extended to Oct. 31, 2023.

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22 Sep 2023

Resources and support for the UBC Community amidst geopolitical tensions 

UBC is aware that current geopolitical tensions between Canada and India have caused stress and anxiety for some community members.. Please know that there are services and resources available, including academic and mental health support and guidance regarding immigration issues, such as visas and work permits.

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05 Sep 2023

Ten UBC faculty members elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Ten UBC faculty members have been announced by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) as new Fellows and as new Members of the RSC College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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22 Aug 2023

3M National Teaching Fellowship nominations open for 2023

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) has opened the nomination process for the 2023 3M National Teach

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08 Aug 2023

2023 CTLT Summer Institute

From August 21 – 25, 2023, the CTLT is hosting the annual CTLT Summer Institute, a week of complimentary professional development workshops that focus on the fundamentals of teaching and learning for new instructors and teaching assistants. 

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