Now accepting Students as Partners fund applications (UBCV)

Now accepting Students as Partners fund applications (UBCV)

Faculty and students are invited to submit applications for Students as Partners in Course Design grants, encouraging faculty-student partnerships at UBC Vancouver to redesign undergraduate courses. Apply by February 1, 2022.  Read more on the Student as Partners website.

IRP Student – A Year in Review

IRP Student – A Year in Review

In 2021, IRP Student had a very successful year! From finalizing system designs, to hosting successful community engagements, to reaching major project milestones, so much was achieved on UBC’s journey to a renewed student information ecosystem. IRP Student would not have been able to achieve all it has in 2021 without the tremendous support and […]

UBC scientists unveil world’s first molecular-level analysis of Omicron variant spike protein

UBC scientists unveil world’s first molecular-level analysis of Omicron variant spike protein

UBC researchers are the first in the world to conduct a molecular-level structural analysis of the Omicron variant spike protein, and findings show strong antibody evasion and binding with human cells that contribute to increased transmissibility—and that vaccination remains the best defense. The analysis—done at near atomic resolution using a cryo-electron microscope—reveals how the heavily […]

Creating opportunities for students to access practical learning experiences

Creating opportunities for students to access practical learning experiences

Postsecondary students in British Columbia will have access to as many as 3,000 new co-op and work integrated learning (WIL) opportunities in 2021-22, through a $5.5-million investment from BC’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training to expand co-op and WIL programs. With a focus on bolstering placements affected by COVID-19, 46 projects across BC’s […]

2020 Employment Equity Report highlights opportunities for greater diversity of UBC workforce, leadership

2020 Employment Equity Report highlights opportunities for greater diversity of UBC workforce, leadership

Published annually, the Employment Equity Report provides an overview of hiring and employment practices put in place to create and sustain equitable, diverse and inclusive workplaces at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan. Using the self-identification data provided by UBC’s employees through the employment equity survey, the annual employment equity report provides comparable data on workplace […]

Call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

Call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

Faculty, students and staff at UBC Vancouver are invited to submit proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Innovation projects. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. About Small TLEF Innovation projects Small TLEF Innovation grants are intended to support experimentation with pedagogical approaches that have strong potential to enhance learning […]

Call for applications: 2022/23 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition

The Offices of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, are pleased to announce the 2022/23 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition. This competition is open to emerging and established clusters of research excellence in all disciplines on the Vancouver campus, and we welcome applications from both previously funded and […]

Celebrating staff excellence at UBC

Celebrating staff excellence at UBC

In support of Strategy 1: Great People, and UBC’s goal to attract, engage and retain a diverse global community, it is important to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of our faculty and staff. Whether it’s advancing diversity and inclusion across campus, enhancing the UBC experience, providing leadership to colleagues and students, or contributing to […]