Strategy 15 – Student Experience

Work Study opens new doors for undergraduates

Work Study opens new doors for undergraduates

When she started her fourth year, Ava Bakala knew she wanted more experience — not only in her field of study, but with UBC Okanagan as a whole. Bakala searched for campus work opportunities on UBCO’s Student & Alumni Job Board, where she connected with the university’s Work Study program. “To date, I primarily studied […]

Classmates turned co-founders reflect on impact of UGO Student Experience Grant

Classmates turned co-founders reflect on impact of UGO Student Experience Grant

Yogmaya Singh and Bhavika Mahtani are artists at heart. Singh is a music aficionado, and Mahtani has a history in professional dance with an affinity for contemporary dance. Throughout high school, both were told attending business school would mean leaving their interests and hobbies at the door. In 2017, when they enrolled at the UBC […]

Global health conference enriched by students

Global health conference enriched by students

UBC recently welcomed nearly 250 in-person and virtual delegates from over 50 countries at the 2022 Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) conference held at the Vancouver campus in August 2022. TUFH is an international, intersectoral, and intergenerational global health conference that brings together health partners, universities, community institutions, and thought leaders from around the world. […]

The ripple effects of Allard Law’s new award for Black law students

The ripple effects of Allard Law’s new award for Black law students

Please visit https://allard.ubc.ca/about-us/news-and-announcements/2022/ripple-effects-allard-laws-new-award-black-law-students to read the story.

Graduating with a global perspective: Ginah Choi

Graduating with a global perspective: Ginah Choi

Please visit https://global.ubc.ca/news-events/stories/jun-15-2022-graduating-global-perspective-ginah-choi to read the story.

An educative approach to Academic Integrity at UBC

An educative approach to Academic Integrity at UBC

Integrity is one of UBC’s core values and acting with integrity in taught courses is an essential part of the university experience for all students. The COVID-19 pandemic sparked a renewed discussion at UBC on how we can best integrate and support academic integrity in both online and in-person environments. Recognizing the importance of academic […]

Advocating for change and creating opportunities for Black law students

Advocating for change and creating opportunities for Black law students

Hannah Goodridge and Lynn Momprevil are second-year law students and co-presidents of UBC Black Law Students’ Association (BLSA). This month, they’re gearing up for two big events. The annual BLSA Canada Conference was in Vancouver, February 17-20, while the second Black Pre-Law Conference, co-hosted by the UBC BLSA and Allard Law, will take place on […]

VANCOUVER,BC:OCTOBER 1, 2021 -- UBC Thunderbirds v University of Alberta Golden Bears during U Sports Canada West action at UBC in Vancouver, BC, October, 1, 2021. (Rich Lam/UBC Athletics Photo) 

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UBC student athletes promoting excellence beyond the classroom

In addition to its academics, the vibrant culture of sports and athletics is one that UBC takes pride in.   Through many different types of student recreation programs across both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses round the calendar, UBC Athletics and Recreation is always active in action towards their motto, “Inspiring excellence, championing health and sport, […]

UBC Innocence Project: Righting wrongs and training the next generation of lawyers

UBC Innocence Project: Righting wrongs and training the next generation of lawyers

The UBC Innocence Project at the Peter A. Allard School of Law examines claims of wrongful conviction in British Columbia. Since its inception nearly 15 years ago, the project has brought together a select group of talented and enthusiastic law students, who review past cases for possible miscarriages of justice through detailed analysis of factors […]

LFS Alumna Wins Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

LFS Alumna Wins Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

UBC Land and Food Systems alumna Aditi Sriram has recently been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship at The University of Oxford. Sriram is one of only 11 Canadians going to Oxford next October and one of more than 100 outstanding scholars from across the world who have been awarded fully funded graduate Rhodes Scholarships. She […]