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18 Oct 2017

UBC has a new landing page for all things Canvas

This fall marked UBC’s soft launch of Canvas, the new user-friendly online course platform that’s gradually replacing Connect at UBC. So far, nearly 27,000 students and more than 3,000 instructors, staff, and TAs are using the new system, and more courses will continue to be added to Canvas each semester as we get closer to decommissioning Connect in August 2018.

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08 Jun 2017

UBC selects Canvas as replacement for Blackboard Learn (Connect)

We are pleased to announce that following extensive consultation and evaluation UBC has selected the Canvas platform (by Instructure) as the replacement for Blackboard Learn (badged locally as Connect).

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21 Apr 2017

Alternative Housing Options: Free Seminar

Renting and owning a home is a signicant challenge for many in Vancouver due to housing availability, suitability and affordability. Are there any alternatives to traditional options of renting and owning?

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04 Nov 2016

Open textbooks save UBC Math students up to $1,000,000 this year

In the 2016 academic year, instructors in 16 math courses have adopted open or free textbooks. 7,000 students are enrolled in these courses so far this year, and collectively they are saving between $608,000 and $1,024,000. 

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20 Sep 2016

Invitation to Home Buyer Seminar by UBC Faculty Staff Housing and Relocation Services

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Time: Home Buyer Seminar: 5.30 - 7.30pm 

Buyers' Market Place: 7.30 - 8.00pm

Venue: 2075 West Mall, Ponderosa Commons, Ballroom

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01 Apr 2016

Faculty Home Ownership Program consultation results

Faculty Staff Housing and Relocation Services has been consulting with the campus community on new ideas for loans under the Program.

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