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Refugee children face unique educational challenges
February 19, 2016

Refugee children face unique educational challenges

Canada’s refugee resettlement program aims to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees — half of them children — by the end of February. As Jennifer Vadeboncoeur, associate professor in the Faculty of Education points out, many of these children have had little to no formal education.



UBC naval architecture and marine engineering programs to receive $2M from Seaspan Shipyards

UBC announced today it will receive a $2 million investment from Seaspan over the next seven years to support innovative teaching and research in the naval architecture and marine engineering programs in applied science.

UBC launches Sustainable Future Fund – giving donors choice, supporting future generations

In keeping with The University of British Columbia’s commitment to being a global leader in sustainability, UBC announced today it is launching the Sustainable Future Fund to give donors more choice when donating to UBC’s endowment.



B.C. drunk on high housing prices

Budget downplays massive unaffordability problem for Gens X, Y and their children, says UBC public policy professor Paul Kershaw.



Kelly Olynyk’s B.C. roots at the forefront

As the UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball team prepare to host the Arcelormittal Dofasco CIS Men’s Basketball Final 8 Championship, they are getting a massive endorsement.



In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man Opening Party at MOA

This unique exhibition will showcase the most comprehensive collection of contemporary Sepik art in North America, and will draw urgent attention to the logging and mining operations that pose environmental threats to the region.



Master Mind Master Class with Mohamed Fahmy

Mohamed Fahmy shares his story with the UBC alumni community. Moderated by Margaret Gallagher, host of CBC Radio One’s Hot Air.
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