Core Area – People and Places

Sustainability Scholars showcase projects to Vancouver city leadership team

Sustainability Scholars showcase projects to Vancouver city leadership team

On October 28, 2022, at a lively showcase event at Vancouver City Hall, three graduate students working with City mentors through the Sustainability Scholars Program shared their key research findings with the City’s Leadership Team. Between May and Aug 2022, City of Vancouver staff mentored 17 UBC graduate students, working on applied research projects focused […]

UBC receives Gold certification in Mental Health at Work from Excellence Canada

UBC receives Gold certification in Mental Health at Work from Excellence Canada

Please visit https://hr.ubc.ca/working-ubc/news/november-11-2022/ubc-receives-gold-certification-mental-health-work-excellence to read the full story.

How students are preparing for a climate-changed future

How students are preparing for a climate-changed future

From coping with climate anxiety to analyzing what coffee has the least harmful impact on the environment, UBC students are taking a variety of classes across faculties to get ready for a climate-changed future. Working with the city to make change The Certificate in Climate Studies and Action launched earlier this year in response to […]

Recognizing staff excellence in 2022

Recognizing staff excellence in 2022

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 […]

UBCO to show off the true colours of Queer History Month

UBCO to show off the true colours of Queer History Month

UBC Okanagan has never celebrated Pride quite like this. With pride progress flag banners being raised across campus, UBCO continues working toward making the campus an even more welcoming space. The banners were unveiled in October 2022 as part of the Queer Orientation activities on campus. The flags represent the diversity of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community […]

Equity Enhancement Fund supporting 14 projects at UBCV and UBCO in 2022

This year, 14 projects led by faculty and staff at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan received a total of $49,510 in funding from the Equity Enhancement Fund. The fund is designed to support community-led projects that advance UBC’s commitments to inclusion. This spring funding cycle, the Equity & Inclusion Office received 59 applications to the […]

2022 Faculty of Dentistry Trailblazers: An evening of awards and celebration

2022 Faculty of Dentistry Trailblazers: An evening of awards and celebration

Please visit https://www.dentistry.ubc.ca/ubc-faculty-of-dentistry-trailblazers-an-evening-of-awards-and-celebration/ to read the story.

Mission to Launch: Workday Student Explained

Mission to Launch: Workday Student Explained

Workday Student will be the anchor for UBC’s renewed Student Information System. This 3-minute animated video will introduce you to the launch of Workday Student and the new systems benefits for our community. Through Strategy 5: Systems Renewal, UBC is committed to improving its student information, human resources and financial management systems to improve their effectiveness […]

Activate UBC: Student Recreation Centre North

Activate UBC: Student Recreation Centre North

The Student Recreation Centre North facility will be built on the large plaza space situated immediately north of the UBC Life Building (formerly the Student Union Building) and at the western end of Student Union Boulevard. Located at the heart of UBC’s Vancouver campus, the building will include an outdoor walkway corridor at ground level […]

2022 Faculty of Medicine award recipients: Celebrating an extraordinary community of people

Please visit https://www.med.ubc.ca/news/faculty-of-medicine-awards-2022/ to read the story.