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UBC outlines budget and spending priorities for 2022/23

UBC outlines budget and spending priorities for 2022/23

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Board of Governors has approved UBC’s 2022/2023 budget. The new budget sets spending priorities for the year ahead to advance the university’s key strategic priorities while supporting students, faculty, and staff in their collective pursuit of excellence in learning, teaching, and research. Greater than anticipated enrolment, significant efforts to […]

UBC outlines 2021/22 budget and spending priorities

UBC outlines 2021/22 budget and spending priorities

The UBC Board of Governors has approved the budget for 2021/22, setting spending priorities for the year ahead to support the ongoing recovery from COVID-19, to further UBC’s impact through key priorities, and to continue support for excellence in teaching, learning, and research. The financial plan for 2021/22 will enable the university’s ongoing response to […]

UBC among Top 25 universities globally in 13 subjects; Top 50 in 36 subject areas: QS Rankings

UBC among Top 25 universities globally in 13 subjects; Top 50 in 36 subject areas: QS Rankings

UBC has been ranked among the top universities in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject, including: 24th in Arts & Humanities 32nd in Engineering & Technology 28th in Life Sciences & Medicine 25th in Natural Sciences 21st in Social Sciences & Management Please visit the President’s Blog to learn more […]

Strategic Plan Implementation Advisory Committee: Dec. 3, 2019

Strategic Plan Implementation Advisory Committee: Dec. 3, 2019

The Strategic Plan Implementation Advisory Committee (SPIAC) includes broad representation from key stakeholders and partner constituencies from across the University. The committee provides advice to the Executive Team on the implementation of the Strategic Plan, including priorities from around the community for consideration, and recommendations on approaches to enhance community engagement and alignment with the […]

Announcing Senior Faculty Advisors to the President

A message from Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor: I am pleased to announce that Senior Instructor Kathryn Gretsinger, Professor Walter Mérida, Associate Professor Karen Ragoonaden, and Professor John Klironomos have been appointed as Senior Faculty Advisors to the President. Kathryn Gretsinger and Walter Mérida are based at UBC Vancouver, with Karen Ragoonaden and John […]

Read UBC’s 2018/19 annual report

Find out about the university’s progress over the past year and the achievements of faculty, staff, and others who are shaping our next century. Download the report to learn about top highlights, high-level performance measures, and financial information.

Our progress: 2018/19 in review

Since last year’s launch of our strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century, considerable progress has been made implementing it across the university. To summarize some of the progress since the plan was launched, a Progress Poster has been developed for you to print and share. The poster not only outlines some of the key achievements over the past year, […]

UBC outlines spending priorities for 2019/20

UBC outlines spending priorities for 2019/20

The Board of Governors has approved UBC’s 2019/20 budget, setting spending priorities for the year ahead, to advance the university’s strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century. Key investment areas include recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff; as well as teaching, learning and research infrastructure and support. Under those broad themes, this year’s budget sees investments in areas […]

2018/19 strategic plan projects identified

We are pleased to announce that 20 new pilot projects and change initiatives will be funded as part of the university’s commitment to implementing its new strategic plan. The proposals were specifically selected for their strong potential to significantly advance the plan’s four core areas, and include a combination of faculty/unit projects, as well as […]