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24 Mar 2021

Celebrate UBC global engagement at the strategy launch

We are delighted to announce the launch of In Service, UBC’s global engagement strategy. We invite students, faculty, staff and international partners near and far to join us for a virtual event, where we will share the strategy and vision behind In Service, host a lively discussion and honour this significant milestone together.

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18 Mar 2021

Message to the community regarding Senate vote on use of remote proctoring software

UBCV Senate has voted in favor of a motion to direct UBCV Faculties to stop using remote invigilation tools that involve automated recording and algorithmic analysis of data captured during invigilation, except in cases where the use of such 'remote proctoring software' is required by external accreditation bodies.

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02 Mar 2021

UBC one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2021

UBC is recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers in 2021. This designation recognizes employers across Canada that are stepping up to the challenge to address systemic inequities that have long existed in Canadian workplaces.

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26 Feb 2021

Leadership transition in the Faculty of Education

After more than ten years of outstanding service, Professor Blye Frank's appointment as Dean of UBC's Faculty of Education will conclude on June 30, 2021. Professor Jan Hare will serve as Dean pro tem until a new dean is appointed.

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24 Feb 2021

2021 Killam Connection Program: Accepting proposals

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is accepting proposals for the Killam Connection Program.

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24 Feb 2021

Planning for 2021/22 Winter Session

Further to the UBC Broadcast on January 13th which announced arrangements for the 2021 summer session, we have more details regarding the planning process for 2021/22 winter session teaching and learning activities.

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16 Feb 2021

Changes to end-of-course student surveys: An online open forum (March 10, 2021)

Faculty, staff and students at UBC are invited to an open forum to learn about changes to the end-of-course student surveys that will be implemented in the Fall of 2021.

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03 Feb 2021

Mid-course feedback in Winter Term 2

As we approach the middle of winter term 2, many faculty will be considering additional ways to check in on the learning and wellbeing of their students.

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22 Jan 2021

Update to the community on remote proctoring software, including Proctorio

We are writing to provide an update to the UBC Vancouver community regarding the use of remote proctoring software at UBC, including Proctorio.

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