Strategy 2 – Inspiring Spaces

UBC to establish new downtown Kelowna presence

UBC to establish new downtown Kelowna presence

UBC and the City of Kelowna have announced plans for a significant new university presence in downtown Kelowna, featuring a mixed-use development comprising community-facing academic and administrative space, and university rental housing. UBC has long had an off-campus presence in Kelowna, through the Kelowna General Hospital Clinical Academic Campus, the Okanagan Innovation Centre, the Rotary Centre for the […]

UBC public art for the 21st century

UBC public art for the 21st century

UBC’s outdoor spaces have been reinvigorated by a program bringing public art to the campus. Together, these artworks express a wonderful variety of stories and attitudes about the history of UBC and Vancouver, as part of an ever-evolving narrative about art, space and place, and our own sense of self. Visit the Campus + Community […]

A new home for life science students at UBC

A new home for life science students at UBC

Students can now study for careers in the life sciences in renovated and expanded Undergraduate Life Sciences Teaching Laboratories at UBC Vancouver. The $91-million project increases capacity and provides life sciences students with opportunities to learn in teaching laboratories, modern classrooms, and study areas designed to encourage collaboration and hands-on learning. It replaces some building […]

The Commons is the new inspiring space at UBC Okanagan

New UBCO Commons fosters collaboration and innovation

The UBC Okanagan community has gained a new modern space: UBCO Commons. Opened in January, the multipurpose facility offers students a high-tech 400-seat classroom, informal collaborative learning study areas, a digital technology centre and a graduate student commons. It also includes a visualization lab to facilitate high-resolution data modelling in research fields. Described as a […]